Unfortunately I had to put the phone back in my drawer. I'm back to the .

I really wanted to make it work but it's just borderline unusable. Sacrifices need to be made for , but there were just too many (no Wi-Fi, barely 3G, bad battery drain, strange incompatibility issues with certain apps, and generally very slow all-round).

I think it'll be a locked-down and privacy-focused iPhone for me till the @purism is released and I'm confident it's worthwhile.

First days using (S3). Have to say, as much as I admire the work gone into it and love the idea, it just seems barely useable. Anyone have luck with Wi-Fi firmware, battery lasting longer than a few hours etc? Let me know your thoughts.

Finally managed to install latest . Anyone have any tips or recommended (libre) apps? I can't seem to get FFUpdater to install in order to get @mozilla Firefox browsers...

This is by far the best guide I’ve read to the basics of getting started with GPG. Anyone who wants to learn how to encrypt their emails in order to take back the privacy we all have a right to - start here! Thank you @fsf

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It's the final day of the Month of LibreOffice, May 2019 – but you still have a chance to get a sticker pack! Help user users, spread the word, or check bug reports – there are many ways you can give our community a hand: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Verify your devices, people! If this madness is rolled out, we’ll have to think very hard about which apps and companies we can trust with our communications. privacyinternational.org/news-

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“processes should not unnecessarily delay approvals for new mine developments and expansions. This can be achieved without compromising already stringent environmental regulations.” — What planet are these people from? theguardian.com/australia-news

Changing a few words might not seem very significant, but it can make the difference in effectively and appropriately exposing the severity of these issues, and informing the public of the much-needed truth. theguardian.com/environment/20

@librelounge Just discovered the Libre Lounge. Are episodes on Apple Podcasts? And is there any way to download episodes? Thanks.

‪Is there a @Mastodon app to top yet? Maybe I’ve missed it. I like Mast but it needs work. Any suggestions?

‪Learning and quality need to be free and open to all with the needs, skills and interests. has made a great contribution to the world of .

Is anyone buying this sudden bullshit marketing spin? Just like that dress you took a shine to online, they’ve just found another way into your wallet. True would be the death of & ! theguardian.com/technology/201 @eff @torproject

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RT @fsf: A TV production company made Twitter delete a tweet pointing at an article about a leak of unreleased TV shows. Then @eff tweeted…

How could anyone who values their right to privacy accept one of these things into their home? They’re just another tool. To these companies consumer is an existential threat. thetimes.co.uk/article/alexa-r

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