In this week’s top stories: The Essential Phone is now available for purchase, leaked images reveal a new design for Nest, and Android 7.1.1 is finally resuming its rollout to the Nexus 6.

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We kick things off this week with the release of the Essential Phone. The phone is available from Essential and multiple retailers for $699. For now, the “Black Moon” variant of the phone is the only one shipping, but the “Pure White” model is still a few weeks away from landing in the hands of customers.

Also, leaked images reveal a new design for the Nest thermostat. The new device is round with a white ring bezel and features a Nest logo at the very bottom. And Android 7.1.1 has begun rolling out to the Nexus 6 following numerous complaints of issues that the update caused for the phone earlier this year.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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