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Calculator in the next version of PureOS will be featureful and fully adaptive! Maybe it's good enough to reach upstream GNOME too. 🙂

Disassemble Librem 5

"The Librem 5 is designed for longevity with software updates for life, but part of longevity is also being able to repair a device outside of warranty."

puri.sm/posts/disassemble-libr

#librem5 #freedom #hardware

The team has released a new update about their progress. The homescreen is now more intuitive, a new mobile interface was added to Elisa, Koko got an image editor and much more...

Poll here, feel free to comment if not on list:

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A quick poll to phone users: what desktop do you use on your / / ..., and what are the main drawbacks you found in it?

This would be useful to know what projects our readers would be most interested in following.

📰 just made sideloading Android Wear apps harder

"Android Wear smartwatches are an extremely common breed of wearables. Being full of features and comparatively cheap, it is increasingly common to spot them on people's wrists. While the OS is far from flawless, partly due to the heavy Java-based software stack..."

Read more:
tuxphones.com/android-wear-to-

"Masks and vaults: how anonymity overshadows real online privacy"

My latest opinion article projects my concerns about the fundamentally different concepts of privacy and anonymity being used interchangeably in many contexts. Slightly longer and more intense read than usual, but in the hope you will find it helpful.

tuxphones.com/opinion-when-pri

Thanks to the awesome work of @alexeymin, Discover now supports #apk (the Alpine Linux package manager)! Coming soon in a @postmarketOS edge upgrade near you, and also the upcoming v21.03 release!

📱 Instant messaging clients. Choose wisely what you use to communicate.

A visualization by @niboe under CC BY SA license.

Please share ❤️

📰 New, ambitious project aims to bring Linux mobile devices back to the consumer market

"A project that has recently got the attention of many FOSS journalists is the JingOS Linux distribution, coming from China and offering an explicitly "iPadOS-style" user interface according to its website. However, this is just the beginning of the project.

The fil rouge connecting the varied target market (now x86_64, to be expanded..."

Read more: tuxphones.com/linux-distro-jin

Phosh Overview

"phosh is graphical shell for mobile, touch based devices like smart phones. It’s the default graphical shell on Purism’s Librem 5 (and that’s where it came to life) but projects like Postmarket OS, Mobian and Debian have picked it up putting it into use on other devices as well and contributing patches."

puri.sm/posts/phosh-overview/

#librem5 #privacy #freedom #phosh

🎄 Pssst. Christmas is near, remember to donate to the open source projects you use or developers you like to make them happy and their projects bigger and more useful 🎅 :)

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