When the first smartphones were introduced about 20 years ago by a number of telecommunication equipment vendors, the mobile device was expected to become the primary communication tool for the majority of human kind. It did. But there was something else Read >
The /e/OS operating system for mobile phones has been built on the open source code of Android. The core mission of /e/OS is to provide software that respects users’ privacy, while maintaining compatibility with the vast selection of Android apps. It Read >
Many people who understand the importance of digital security and privacy have been longing for mobile devices that don’t leak their data to large corporations and advertisers. As it happens, during the second half of 2019, two very different privacy-focused mobile Read >
Update 2021-05-03: we have reviewed a phone powered by e.foundation’s /e/OS operating system software.
General awareness about risks in automatic collection of individuals’ private data is growing quickly. Meanwhile, companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft invent new ways to collect their customers’ Read >
A few friends have asked me is it possible that Facebook is listening to their phone calls or intercepting their online communications because it mysteriously seems to know all their travel plans. Well, I didn’t take it seriously until now. A Read >
A real life experience proved how software that is constantly spying on mobile phone users has its benefits, too. In a catastrophic situation where you can’t retrieve any data from an old Android phone – and you don’t have backup files Read >
Online privacy and security-concerned people have always worried about operating systems that track what users do on their computers and mobile devices. Tracking and selling the data to other parties is not only questionable but also a dangerous practice that one Read >