Quite many months after releasing the interesting Essential Phone,
Essential today started selling accessories via its official website (US
only). When we say accessories, we mean more than just the Essential 360 Camera
module that was already available to buy.
Here’s a list of new Essential accessories that you can
order right away, prices included:
Essential Earphones HD ($99), featuring “immersive
fatigue-free sound” and a multi-action button that can even activate Google
Assistant. These high-definition earphones work not just with the Essential
Phone, but also with other devices …
You know that a phone is having problems when a law firm starts soliciting owners to see if they want to join a Class Action suit against the manufacturer. In the case of the Google Pixel sequels, both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have been the target of various complaints. The Pixel 2 XL has burn-in issues (although not more than any other premium smartphone says Google) and other problems with the screen. Pixel 2 users were hearing strange clicking and buzzing sounds. The latter was fixed via an OTA update.
Just the other day, we told you how several Pixel 2 XL owners noticed that their …
Just in time for the market release of its smartphone, Razer announced the immediate availability of the Hammerhead USB-C earbuds, the ultimate accessory for the Razer Phone. The new earphones are now available for purchase via Razer’s online store for $79.99/€89.99.
They aren’t compatible exclusively with the Razer Phone, as they can be used with just about any Android smartphone that features USB Type C port. The Razer Hammerhead earphones are made of highly durable aluminum and feature flat cables, as well as bi-flange ear tips for passive noise isolation.
In response to harsh comments made by those critical of Google’s decision to eliminate the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel/Nexus Community Manager Orrin Hancock posted today that the Pixel 2 still comes with a headphone jack, it has just been moved to the USB-C port. Hancock adds that this is a move made by some of the “best phones” available today.
Hancock says that removing the 3.5mm port allows Google to offer an improved “audio and digital experience, as we move towards a bezel-less future.” His forum post also includes a list of Made by Google and Made …
According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple could displace the proprietary Lightning connector of its iPhone series in favor of USB Type-C, and the 2017 models could be among the first recipients.