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Essential Phone hands on: 72 hours later

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Top 5 features of the Essential Phone

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Using the first Android smartphone I owned in 2017

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The Pixel is a real testament to good software

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32 articles

Is Android really just Linux? (Video)

"Is Android Linux?" is one of those frustrating questions that seems like it should have a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer, but doesn't.
by Jessica ThornsbyJuly 13, 2017

Jide releases some of the Remix OS source code, attempts GPL compliance

Jide wasn't respecting its obligations to release the source code for some of the open source projects it was using, however it is now making amends.
by Gary SimsJanuary 21, 20166

Morrowind on Android port is currently in the works

You read that correctly, Morrowind on Android is a thing that may actually happen via a port called OpenMW.
by Joe HindyJuly 29, 201416

How Cyanogen plans to be Android’s open-source champion

Since Cyanogen has started to make deals with OEMs like Oppo and OnePlus can this custom Android firmware become the real champion for mobile orientated open source?
by Gary SimsJanuary 16, 201425
 
 

JBQ – maintainer of all things holy at AOSP, is quitting

AOSP has given us so many custom ROM’s, and has extended the lifespan of many an Android. Today is a sad day for Android, ...
by Darcy LaCouveeAugust 7, 201348

Say hello to PiCast, the open source solution to Chromecast using a Raspberry Pi

Say hello to PiCast, the open source alternative to Chromecast. With a $25-$35 Raspberry Pi, PiCast can emulate the functionality of a Chromecast.
by Joe HindyAugust 2, 20135

Sony SmartWatch goes open-source, looking for more innovation

Sony's SmartWatch is now open source, so anyone can develop a custom firmware for the device with the help of the Open SmartWatch project. Read on for more details!
by Alex SerbanJune 17, 20131

Open source OSes at bigger risk of spying?

Are open source OSes secure because you can scrutinize their source code, or are these risky because malicious entities can insert spyware into the code?
by J. Angelo RacomaApril 24, 20137

Google promises not to sue first, in a new pledge to open-source developers

In a show of good faith towards the open source community, Google has pledged not to sue "unless first attacked" regarding ten of its patents.
by Robert TriggsMarch 28, 20134

LibreOffice Viewer “frustratingly close” to an Android release

Developer Michael Meeks sheds some light on why LibreOffice for Android is still in development more than year after the project began.
by Robert TriggsMarch 14, 20133
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