Reports suggest plans for the Essential Phone 2 have been scraped

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 May 2018

The follow up to the Essential Phone is being ditched, according to reports, with the company also up for sale. FULL STORY >


Essential Phone gets a sweet price cut

By Staff Writer 24 October 2017

If you want to compete with the big boys, you can’t just step into the ring and think you’re going to knock them out. FULL STORY >


Essential reluctant to detail delay on phone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 July 2017

Following the fervour surrounding its initial unveiling, Andy Rubin's Essential is remaining tight-lipped on why the company's phone missed its release deadline. FULL STORY >


Andy Rubin's Essential trademark being accused of infringement

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 June 2017

The Android co-founder's new company and smartphone may have hit a bump in the road. FULL STORY >


Andy Rubin unpacks Essential's Ambient OS

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 May 2017

The Android co-founder details what his new company's Ambient OS is all about. FULL STORY >


The Essential Phone: What you need to know

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 May 2017

Unveiled by Android co-founder Andy Rubin's new company, the Essential Phone, features a unique OS, modular design and costs $699. FULL STORY >


Andy Rubin's Essential smartphone expected to debut on 30 May

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 May 2017

After the Android co-founder teased an image of an impending device, Andy Rubin's company Essential is planning to unveil "something big" on 30 May. FULL STORY >


Canon Series: Essential Equipment – Grant Atkinson

By Staff Writer 16 October 2015

In the final part of his participation in our Canon Series, we asked wildlife photographer, Grant Atkinson to identify that one NB piece of gear that never leaves his camera bag. FULL STORY >


Canon Series: Essential Equipment - Mark Mansfield

By Staff Writer 7 October 2015

After hearing about the new equipment that he has tried out, we asked aviation photographer, Mark Mansfield if there is a piece of gear that simply never leaves his camera bag. FULL STORY >


Canon Series: Essential Equipment - Tim Moolman

By Staff Writer 6 July 2015

Tim Moolman has captured amongst others, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and the amazing Tony Hawk. We talked to him about the gear he always carries around, and a couple of cost-effective tricks he might know of. FULL STORY >


Microsoft launches Live Essentials 2011 in SA

By Tom Manners 1 October 2010

Microsoft brings a number of updates to its online offerings FULL STORY >


Microsoft launch free antivirus app

By Thomas McKinnon 29 September 2009

Microsoft has announced that its free antivirus application, Security Essentials, will be made available for public download today. FULL STORY >

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