#postmarketOS just turned four! 🎉 🎁
More about that and the whole #alpineconf pmOS track with Q&As appended in the blog: https://postmarketos.org/blog/2021/05/26/four-years/
He's not employed to do this, but donates hundreds of his own personal hours helping to get the hardware working, increase battery life (over and over) and generally make a huge amount of the smartphone progress we've seen, happen.
I'm personally extremely grateful and encourage everyone to donate at the bottom of his page here:
In case you missed the Sxmo talk at AlpineConf, you can watch here: https://diode.zone/videos/watch/3f0948cf-47df-437e-b1ea-76fec58479c2
May update: order #pinephone anytime this year!; #pinedio #lora from RAKwireless project launches June; #pinetime w InfiniTime 1.0 in store June; #pinephone keyboard review units ship; #Quartz64 stock in June; #pinebookpro runs @fedora 34 & production hiatus:
We will present Sxmo, the Simple X Mobile environment for Linux smartphones at the AlpineConf tomorrow at 14:30 UTC (16:30 CEST / 10:30 EDT). You can join live or watch it later at your leisure. See https://lists.alpinelinux.org/~alpine/devel/%3C9637f9fa-7efc-6fed-6635-a66c1cefca8%40dereferenced.org%3E for details.
I'm an #anarchist who votes.
I'm a #socialist who invests money into good causes.
I'm an #antifascist who wouldn't punch a #nazi.
I'm an anti-#racist without "many of my best friends being black".
I'm a #feminist who is against a #HeadscarfBan.
I'm a #FreeSpeech advocate who is pro deplatforming of hate speakers.
I'm a #SocialJustice activist who has #SocialAnxiety.
I'm a #vegan who doesn't do it for the animals.
I'm an #activist who spends a lot of my time being passive.
I'm someone who wouldn't board a plane, but dreams of flying.
I'm a #ClimateJustice activist who loves the heat.
I'm a #FreeSoftware enthusiast who can't code.
I'm a #pacifist with lots of conflicts.
#NGIForward is pushing towards more #sustainability for smartphones: 7 years of updates, open sourcing when support drops, public repair manuals and diagnostic tools. To reduce the horrible environmental impact of mainstream phones, we need all of this, yesterday!
"For ultimate flexibility, smartphone manufacturers should enable users to install alternative operating systems such as @e_mydata or PostmarketOS."
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