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Librem 5: Full Screen, Power and New Recruit

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  • Better Fullscreen App Support on the Librem 5

    The phone’s shell is responsible for how apps are displayed. Even the smallest improvement to how apps render can have a positive impact on all Librem 5 applications – enabling more of the rich application ecosystem in PureOS to work better on mobile.

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    The UI is still accessible whenever it’s needed, but it’s now smart enough to know when to get out of the way.

    For non-convergent desktop apps you can employ UI scaling, which will allow you to run most FOSS apps on the Librem 5 in non-docked mode.

  • Librem 5 Power Management Improvements up to Jan 2020

    Power-management improvements continue to find their way into PureOS. We still have a ways to go before the battery can make it through a day, but progress is steady. Let’s go over a few of the latest changes.

  • Julian Sparber: Joining Purism

    This announcement is long overdue, but better late than never Smile

    About 6 months ago I joined Purism, where I’m working on the Librem 5 phone. I’m in good company, since there are already a number of other fellow GNOME friends on the Librem 5 team, including Adrien Plazas, Tobias Bernard, and Mohammed Sadiq.

Coronavirus Update

  • Coronavirus Update

    Like many industries reliant on procurement and shipping from China we have also been affected by the developing COVID-19 outbreak. We have been in constant communication with our suppliers and now have been given dates when we can expect affected parts to arrive. We will continue to keep you informed on future developments. Our thoughts are with all those directly and indirectly affected in China and the rest of the world.

Purism Says It’s Also Impacted by Coronavirus

  • Purism Says It’s Also Impacted by Coronavirus, Shares New Shipping Dates

    One of them is Purism, which has recently confirmed that the coronavirus is also affecting its suppliers, so certain parts might arrive later than originally planned.

    “Like many industries reliant on procurement and shipping from China we have also been affected by the developing COVID-19 outbreak. We have been in constant communication with our suppliers and now have been given dates when we can expect affected parts to arrive. We will continue to keep you informed on future developments. Our thoughts are with all those directly and indirectly affected in China and the rest of the world,” Purism says.

"Most Secure Phone'

  • How to Make the Most Secure Phone for Enterprise Businesses and Governments

    Making the most secure phone is not just slapping some monitoring tool onto proprietary rights stripping OSes. It is not believing the marketing terms of “We use encryption; we are secure; or we care about privacy.” advocated by big-tech firms. It is recognizing that you have to start at the foundational level of the business, own and control the schematics, manufacturing, hardware selection, kernel, operating system, software, software store, and offer that. Only then can you truly claim to be the most secure phone for businesses, enterprises, governments, and all of society.

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