Introducing: Fund Your App
Vote for the mobile phone apps you desire to see working on the #librem5 phone!
"Fund Your App is a great way to show how far we have come with the Librem 5 and PureOS, it also allows people to vote on what is our app development priority."
A Wildly Powerful, Privacy-Focused Linux Laptop Appears…
"Suffice to say it's a beast based around a six-core Intel Core i7-10710U (1.10 GHz, 4.70 GHz turbo boost) processor."
Learn more about the all-new Librem 14: https://puri.sm/products/librem-14/
Why Purism will not get a warrant for your phone nor phone data, because everything you buy from us, you own fully. In the latest case, Apple gets the warrant because they own the user’s data. Read more from Purism founder, Todd Weaver https://puri.sm/posts/apples-subpoenas-show-they-own-you/
Does your phone favor smarter and greener ways of manufacturing? Purism's Creative Director, François Téchené shares why Librem 5 USA is a phone that stands for respecting several of our core values 🌎 https://puri.sm/posts/toward-a-respectful-hardware-production/
How do you make applications work on smartphones just as well as they do on laptops? We invested many hours of research, design and development to build an adaptive, ethical and secure GUI to expand over GNOME. Read more about our innovation, Libhandy 📱https://puri.sm/posts/making-a-platform-adaptive-for-everyone/
Why should you be excited about Librem 5 USA? The recipe for a Librem 5 calls for over 140 unique ingredients. And our Certified Hardware Electronics Fabrication Specialists (CHEFS) make sure that the supply chain for it is 100% transparent and secure. Learn more ➡️ https://puri.sm/posts/from-fab-to-table-librem-5-usa-supply-chain-security/
"The Librem 13 and 14 come in a similar footprint, but with some notable improvements in this latest generation.”
"Making a phone that avoids Big-Tech spying is one thing ... But manufacturing that phone in the USA is a feat that few thought possible. Not only have we proved it’s possible, it’s shipping." https://puri.sm/posts/manufacturing-the-librem-5-usa-phone-in-the-united-states-of-america/
Librem 5 USA is shipping! "The smart phone retains the software security and privacy features of the Librem 5 while adding a transparent, secure supply chain with manufacturing in the USA.” https://puri.sm/posts/purism-launches-a-privacy-first-made-in-usa-smartphone-librem-5-usa-as-an-alternative-to-big-tech-offerings/
Troubleshooting coreboot and EC firmware isn't for the faint of heart, but when a small number of Librem 14s wouldn't boot after being flashed, it meant a deep dive into firmware troubleshooting. Dive in with us as we go from problem to solution: https://puri.sm/posts/wrangling-the-ec-adventures-in-power-sequencing/
Guest Blogger @ajmartinez has written up a great technical guide on how to use Qubes's advanced isolation features on his Librem 14 to manage and store GPG keys securely on a pair of Librem Keys. https://puri.sm/posts/guest-post-librem-14-librem-keys-and-qubes-os/
Gaming on the Librem 14 is respectful, ad-free, and covers most game classes at no upfront or monthly cost, all while protecting your data.
Reminder: Librem 14 and Librem Mini prices are going up $100 on May 31 just one week from now so get your orders in! Check out our blog post on the electronics supply chain for more information behind the price change: https://puri.sm/posts/the-ball-and-supply-chain/
PureOS 10 is our latest OS release and is shipping on Librem 14s and Librem Minis today, and will ship on Librem 5s in the future. Find out what's new about PureOS 10 including convergence and container features in this post: https://puri.sm/posts/whats-new-in-pureos-10/
“Current trends in the automotive industry point to a future with you locked in a remote control car, your vendor holding the remote." https://puri.sm/posts/locked-in-a-remote-control-car/
“Proprietary apps almost universally default to opt out for tracking…This is because companies understand the power of defaults.Since so many of these apps are funded by capturing and selling user data, that’s too big a risk to take.”
Every manufacturer has a supply chain, and the electronics supply chain has seen unprecedented disruption over the past year that will extend into 2022. -
In this post Purism CEO Todd Weaver explains how the current electronics supply chain disruption will affect Purism in the coming year:
Librem 14 is shipping and the price is increasing $100 at the end of May! If you are still trying to decide, check out our Librem 14 in Video and Librem 14 Runtime and Charging posts:
The Librem 14 has great battery life and in this post we put it through its paces from low-power idle tests all the way to a torture test that pegs all 12 threads at 100%. Check out this post and video for all of our tests and results: https://puri.sm/posts/librem-14-runtime-and-charging/
This is the key point and the reason FOSS means better #privacy: "The joy of open source means that users can, if they wish, verify Audacity's claims for themselves before deciding that the time has come for a fork." https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/07/audacity_telemetry/
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