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Essential did a truly impressive job delivering fast monthly patches and Android updates for its one and only smartphone, the Essential Phone. But today the company announced it’s closing up shop, which means that those software updates won’t be coming any longer. Customer support is also being phased out effective immediately.
The Newton Mail service that Essential also took over when it acquired CloudMagic is shutting down as of April 3rd.
As part of its blog post about the company’s end, Essential said that the already-released February security patch is the last update that the Essential Phone will ever receive. “Your PH-1 will continue to work but we will not be providing any additional updates or customer support,” the blog post…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts