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Now you can buy smartphone with /e/ OS in the US and Canada (Android phones stripped of Google services)

The /e/ Foundation has been developing a custom version of Android that doesn’t include Google’s propriety apps and services for a few years, and in 2019 the team began selling refurbished phones with the de-Googled software pre-installed. At the time the phones were only available for purchase for customers in Europe. But now customers in […]

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/e/ is selling Google-free Android phones (in Europe)

It’s hard to develop a new smartphone operating system from scratch. But forking one is another story. So when developer GaĆ«l Duval wanted to create a smartphone operating system that emphasized privacy, he started with Android… and then stripped all the proprietary Google services he could. The result is a platform he calls /e/ which […]