Firstelse

05.07.13
First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)
05.07.13

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise,...

By R. Lai,   05.07.13
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03.05.13
Emblaze Mobile's ex-CEO: First Else was eventually ready but the market had changed
03.05.13

Emblaze Mobile's ex-CEO: First Else was eventually ready but the market had changed

We were rather heartbroken when Emblaze Mobile announced the premature death of its First Else pro...

By R. Lai,   03.05.13
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01.21.11
Emblaze First Else UX engineer embraced by HP / Palm, magic ensues
01.21.11

Emblaze First Else UX engineer embraced by HP / Palm, magic ensues

Remember that day when Emblaze wowed the world with its First Else "death of main menu" smartphone?...

By R. Lai,   01.21.11
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06.30.10
RIP: Emblaze kills First Else
06.30.10

RIP: Emblaze kills First Else

Hate to say it but we were right: Emblaze just announced that it's shutting down the First Else han...

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06.16.10
Emblaze's First Else in danger of becoming a smoldering slab of vaporware?
06.16.10

Emblaze's First Else in danger of becoming a smoldering slab of vaporware?

We have word from an industry insider that the First Else handset running the ALP OS is in trouble....

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02.11.10
Emblaze goes flame on, sues Microsoft and Apple for patent infringement
02.11.10

Emblaze goes flame on, sues Microsoft and Apple for patent infringement

It looks like it's going to be one of those days. Emblaze, parent company of Else and creator of th...

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01.10.10
First Else hands-on at CES: 'still alive and kicking'
01.10.10

First Else hands-on at CES: 'still alive and kicking'

We caught up with Else at CES to check on how they're doing with the First Else since we last saw...

By R. Lai,   01.10.10
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11.24.09
Emblaze's First Else unveiled in London, promises to be a game-changer
11.24.09

Emblaze's First Else unveiled in London, promises to be a game-changer

Folks, today might be the day when you start to notice how ancient our smartphones have become, eve...

By R. Lai,   11.24.09
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