"Basically, software remains vulnerable because the benefits created by insecure products far outweigh the downsides. Once that changes, software security will improve—but not a moment before."
A "verification" system tying each battery to a specific phone is a huge blow to your ability to repair your own devices. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59nz3k/apple-is-locking-batteries-to-specific-iphones-a-nightmare-for-diy-repair
@purism I don't think Apple ever had a removable battery on a mobile device. Maybe the G4 Macbook Pro from the PowerPC days?
This low-power Linux machine, however, has some hidden perks: for example, via an internal m.2 slot it supports SATA and LTE expansions in a somewhat modular way. And now it boots postmarketOS with several UIs, such as KDE #PlasmaMobile and Purism's "Phosh".
You can read more about it in our latest post: https://tuxphones.com/pine64-pinetab-pinephone-linux-tablet-postmarketos/
♲ @firstname.lastname@example.org: It's a fully ungoogled OS and online services.
Yet it can run most #Android Android apps.
It's available on 4 different smartphone models, premium grade refurbished.
--> and public orders are now available 😀
Taste a more ethical mobile experience now!
It doesn't require an account, does everything with email and link-capability security, and autodeletes events 2 days after they're over, and it looks really beautiful.
No need to use Facebook for this anymore!
The Purism Librem 5 hardware specs are available now. https://pocketnow.com/the-librem-5s-hardware-specs-pre-orders
Waking up from a bad dream earlier today, it occurred to me that we think it's good practice to have firewalls that restrict communications between computers, but at the same time we still think it's an excellent idea to promote and facilitate unrestricted communication between humans - regardless of their respective intents and interests.
A secure messenger should guarantee that no one but you and your intended recipients can read or analyze your messages. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/dont-let-encrypted-messaging-become-hollow-promise
Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings | Technology | The Guardian
Because why would Apple be any different?
This is getting out of hand. https://pocketnow.com/axs-spyware-concert