The quest for better #privacy on our mobiles continues!
This week, /e/ is getting supported on 3 new devices:
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (Exynos) "j7eltexx"
- Xiaomi Mi 3 / Mi 4 "cancro"
- Google Nexus 5X "bullhead"

Download at: gitlab.e.foundation/e/wiki/en/

Enjoy!

#android #mydataisMYdata

If you need to edit (giga) big files (json, csv, txt, ...), here's a free tool: movsd.com/topgun.htm
Warning: No fancy tools, no GUI tweaking, just the bare minimum.

The project aims to establish direct communication between the frontend and the app logic, omitting all the intermediate languages, hooking React Native straight into Go.
github.com/ipsn/go-ghostbridge

I was actually allowed to use one of these (a long time ago):
computinghistory.org.uk/det/36
And, in spite of what says the page linked, that "Amstrad did not attempt to market the Spectrum as anything other than a games machine...", that one was used by a surveyor as an auxiliary tool to handle the data collected with the theodolite.

You know what? /e/ will soon offer you a new feature: self-host your /e/ drive! (images, mail, calendar, contacts..)

The feature has shown up in the latest /e/ ROM builds, and soon, we are going to release a docker image with everything ready to install a self-hosted /e/ server.

"Security in-a-Box is jointly developed by Front Line Defenders and Tactical Technology Collective, along with a global network of thousands of activists, trainers and digital security experts."
securityinabox.org/en/

Make sure you read all of this article.

The real take away is in the second-to last paragraph.

lwn.net/Articles/780078/

I deleted my previous post because it was based on a bombastic news article that made me believe (on a hasty reading) that the new Linux kernel had abandoned support for ARM processors, which is absolutely not true.
xda-developers.com/linux-kerne

Iridium browser (a 'disarmed' Chromium... github.com/iridium-browser/tra) is lighter to RAM then Firefox. One can conclude that spying is a very memory demanding process, right?

" #Facebook tracks who we talk to, what we talk about, what we like, what we're interested in. It tracks where we are and what transactions we conduct." https://www.datamation.com/big-data/facebook-and-data-mining.html

Let's meet at #MWC2019 to talk about privacy on smartphones! 2018 was the year concerns over data #privacy moved into the spotlight.
Next step is giving consumers’ back control over data. Join the /e/ team at Nexedi's booth, Hall 5, Stand 5B1, Station 25.
#android #smartphones
#mobileos
#yourdataisYOURdata

" ’s Elements was a collection of 13 books about originally written circa 300 BC. Shortly after the advent of the printing press, many editions and translations have been created over the centuries. Byrne’s 1847 edition of the first six books stands out for its unique use of colorful to demonstrate proofs rather than using letters to label angles, edges, and shapes."
c82.net/euclid/#books

If you do not write code but you would like to know how does it feel to build a small application all by yourself try, for example, colouring Franz Hogenberg’s 1581 map of Vilnius, here: 😀
library.nyam.org/colorourcolle

"Critics of the big tech companies are often told, 'If you don’t like the company, don’t use its products.' I did this experiment to find out if that is possible, and I found out that it’s not—with the exception of Apple."

What happened when a reporter blocks blocked Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple for a week.

Featuring:
- Onionshare
- Jitsi
- Purism laptop
- Nokia phone
- physical maps, calendar, and books
- cash

gizmodo.com/i-cut-the-big-five

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