I forgot to publish this quite comprehensive video interview I had with Sylvain Zimmer at CoderStories!
More demo contents about /e/ OS!
“Gaël Duval, l’adepte de Linux qui veut libérer les smartphones” (Le Monde)
Thank you Le Monde for your article!
Read below (in French)…
Leaving Apple & Google – /e/ mobile OS next steps: a Roadmap for 2020
About a year ago, the first beta of /e/ OS, the first un-Googled and privacy-focused Android, was released. And we’ve been hard at work improving it…
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The /e/ Google-free, pro-privacy Android clone is now available
“Linux pioneer Gaël Duval’s /e/ OS is still in beta but it’s available for your smartphone or on refurbished Samsung smartphones.”
” I’m impressed by Duval’s privacy-first approach, which builds on the existing successful Android platform. Instead of trying to replace it, he’s making the best of it. I think with privacy being more of a concern for users and hardware vendors looking for Google-free operating systems, /e/ may be successful where so many others have failed.”
An /e/ Summer update: smartphones for sale, applications, PWAs & next steps
At the end of 2017, the /e/ project was unveiled in a series of articles entitled “Leaving Apple & Google: my (/e/) Odyssey” (Part1, Part2, Part3), with a clear promise: making a fully unGoogled and ready-to-use mobile operating system and online services, yet compatible with Android applications…
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Huawei and other mobile “tech giants”: you should (really) break free from Google/Android
In short: Google-free Android, progressive web apps: there is a big opportunity in the mobile world for market disruption.
Today we learned that Huawei won’t be able to ship Android any more on their smartphones, with likely severe consequences for their mobile device business.
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First smartphone with /e/ OS!
After a lilttle than 1 year of hard work, I’m very proud to announce that the first fully ungoogled Android smartphone on the market will be ready to ship in next June!
This will be high-grade refurbished smartphones, in limited quantities, so don’t wait to register!
Read all the details online here.
Interview with FOSSForce!
“Gaël Duval, Father of User Friendly Linux, on Mandrake and /e/ Phone”
Leaving Apple & Google: How is /e/ actually Google-free?
Yesterday, the privacy-focused /e/ mobile ecosystem that we have been developing for one year, has been covered at InfoSec Handbook, with a focus on privacy concerns and on the actual “de-googlisation” of the system.
The author raised some concerns, and concluded that “While /e/ looks promising, it isn’t Google-free by now.”
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