I have to admit I didn’t know anything about the F-Droid store, but I think I’m going to check it out.
Linux on Galaxy enables developers to use Samsung smartphones for all their computing needs, even app development. Linux on Galaxy allows the latest Samsung Galaxy smartphone users to run their preferred Linux distribution on their smartphones utilizing the same Linux kernel that powers the Android OS to ensure the best possible performance.
This looks pretty interesting! I’d love to run Xfce on my phone. Too bad I don’t use a Galaxy…
When asked whether he also had an iPhone, perhaps as a secondary device, he replied: “No, no iPhone.”
So at least now we know which is the lesser of two evils in the Microsoft world.
Android phones have notoriously uneven security because the operating system is open source, allowing manufacturers and third-parties to put modified versions, or “forks,” of Android onto devices before selling them.
Not really. The security is uneven because manufacturers don’t want to push out updates. Open source is secure. Lazy manufacturers aren’t.
Also, Wired has an annoying ad-block pop-up nag screen.
A mundane blog post, but this part shocked me:
Q. When will this feature be available on Outlook Mail for Windows 10 Mobile?
A. We will deliver this feature in a future update for Outlook Mail on Windows 10 Mobile.
So Microsoft is developing Outlook for iOS and Android before their own platform!
Part of me wonders if this is a Google trick to see if they can secretly unite Android and ChromeOS.
I suspect this “merger” will be lost by Chrome OS.
I think the real problem is there already a lot of low-end Android phones floating around. It was an interesting idea, though. I’m sorry Mozilla is shifting strategies.
Stealing is a loaded word—the author means forking—but it’s nice to see open source discussed in the mainstream media.