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Mobifree

Finally an alternative to Big Tech, your new open-source mobile ecosystem - Mobifree It's just getting started, but there are already products you can buy today to get started alongside it. F-Droid writes about why,…

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Phones, postmarketOS, and Possibility

OnePlus 6T I finally went through the steps to convert an old OnePlus 6T from a T-Mobile device to an international device. It’s been sitting in my future projects pile forever. Originally, I put LineageOS…

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Smartphone Innovation Wanted

Rent-Seeking Smartphones are boring. Try to find a smartphone that isn't Android or iOS. Go ahead, try. Ok, so your searching skills are great and you find Sailfish OS. Try to buy a phone with…

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A Trip to Udvar-Hazy

[gallery ids="25937,25938,25939,25940,25941,25942,25943,25944,25945,25946,25947" type="square" link="file" orderby="rand"] One of my favorite museums in the DC-area is the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum. The history, the sheer enormity of it all, and the faith in the physics…

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A Tale of Two Google Phones

For the past two years, I've carried two Google phones, one for work, one for personal use. They are identical inside, just one is white and one is gold. Nexus 6P 128GB phones through Google…

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Frustrations with Passwords and Mobile Phones

Here's a typical password for an account of mine: u5F<UQA:!:a*2HUk>aW&qbj6+Ik%3Hj#A\%|cQP4w.1-q]XmH*Uk]IxXR'`-`VXEjjPH/@9Pq>@z+"\- Now try to type that into an app on your phone. Now try to type that every time the app updates or you come out of…

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