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Lilbits: Linux on iPhones and iPads, Brave Search emerges from beta, and a DIY retro audio player made with modern tech

The developers who disclosed a new way to boot Linux on jailbroken Apple devices this month initially explained that their method worked on devices with Apple A7, A8, and A8X chips. But they later added support for A9 and A10 series chips… and now you can boot Linux on an iPhone or iPad with an […]

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Brave launches a privacy-focused search engine

Brave is a web browser that places an emphasis on privacy, with built-in features that block ads, trackers, and other scripts. Now the folks behind the Brave browser are launching something new – a privacy-focused search engine. Brave Search is now available in beta, and you can access it from within the brave browser or […]

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Lilbits: Privacy wars, app stores, and advances in color E Ink

Much of the web, including this website, is primarily funded via advertising. And in recent years advertisers have chosen largely to focus on targeted advertising, which tracks user behavior as folks move from website to website to choose ads that are most likely to appeal to specific individuals. Plenty of folks don’t like being tracked to […]