Essential Phone Discontinued, Company Working on ‘Next Mobile Product’

Android co-creator Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone has become unavailable and the company has said it won’t replenish the stocks, thus, effectively discontinuing the smartphone. Originally introduced in 2017, the Essential Phone, also known as PH-1, has had a rocky start. Even after expanding into new markets, the phone’s sales remained underwhelming and resulted in layoffs and rumours that the firm would be sold. It was among the first phones to sport a display notch, a feature that became ubiquitous this year in the smartphone industry. In addition to confirming that…

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Pondering ‘The Essential Tao of Travel’ by Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux is travel writing legend. I’ve always wanted to comment on Theroux’s Essential Tao of Travel, but I never had enough travel experience to think that my opinion is worth more than 10 rubles. However, I recently passed two significant travel milestones. First, I’ve been traveling nonstop for more than a decade (since 2006). Second, I’ve been to over 100 countries (111 to be exact). Therefore, I’m feeling cocky enough to pretend to be an authority. Here are Theroux’s 10 travel tips listed in his Essential Tao of Travel book  and…

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Essential Facts about Steroids

Steroids or anabolic steroids commonly known as Anabolic-Androgenic steroids are synthetic extracts of the testosterone hormones in males which has a major contribution to the human race. Various steroids are known to build up muscle mass, enhance the level of performance and improve overall appearance besides curing several diseases like asthma, breast cancer and osteoarthritis. Steroids can be classified into two categories- anabolic steroids and corticosteroids. Corticosteroids steroids are usually prescribed by doctors in case of diseases like AIDS, cancer or delayed puberty whereas anabolic steroids are known to increase…

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Apprenticeship courses – essential information

People take up apprenticeships for all sorts of reasons. With the cost of a university education now spiralling, many have to re-think about how they will progress in their chosen field. Those who cannot afford to take three years out of employment to study with rent and bills to pay prefer earning whilst they learn. Some just can’t wait to get started and experience the realities of a position in their chosen field. Whatever your motivation, being an apprentice has lots of benefits and you can explore these benefits with…

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