• Essential's Audio Adapter Stops By The FCC

    1 month ago - By Ubergizmo

    The problem with smartphones these days is that many are starting to ditch the headphone jack. We imagine that in the next few years when wireless headphones become ubiquitous that this will no longer be an issue, but for now there are still many out there who rely on wired headphones which means buying adapters and dongles. Now the Essential Phone was one of those companies that ditched the headphone jack, but they had previously announced plans for a modular accessory that would bring it back. The good news is that we are getting closer to seeing it launch, thanks to it stopping by the...
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  • Essential's Audio Adapter HD accessory could be released soon following FCC certification

    Essential's Audio Adapter HD accessory could be released soon following FCC certification

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    In September, during one of Essential's monthly Reddit AMAs (which was hosted by the company's CTO, a software program manager, and a quality engineer, the company let it be known that it would be updated to Android Q next year. But it also revealed that the the Audio Adapter HD announced in June, was in the final stages of the certification process with the FCC. Now, it appears that the process is over and the regulatory agency has approved the accessory.
    This means that if Essential keeps its word, pricing and availability for ...
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