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Can a Linux phone replace my iPhone or Android device?

Google and Apple have come to dominate the smartphone space in recent years, but there are a small (but growing) number of phones that ship with GNU/Linux-based operating systems instead. At the same time, there a growing number of Linux distributions designed to run on smartphones. There are currently at least 17 different software releases […]

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I’m starting to wish Google’s Project Fi supported more phones

I signed up for Google’s Project Fi wireless service at the end of 2016. It’s not necessarily the best wireless network for everyone, but it meets my needs perfectly. This week Google launched a new quiz that you can take to figure out if Project Fi would end up costing more or less than your current […]

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6 reasons Michael Arrington’s critique of netbooks is wrong

Michael Arrington, the driving force behind the popular tech blog TechCrunch has a thought provoking article today, entitled “Three Reasons Why Netbooks Just Aren’t Good Enough.” In a nutshell, he says they’re underpowered and that the keyboards and screens are too small. Fair enough, but you’ll notice he doesn’t say exactly what they’re not good […]