486: Goodbye, Google
27 November 2022
Chris ditches the iPhone and switches to GrapheneOS, a security and privacy-focused project that lets you take control back from Google.
- Computer Chronicles - Intel 486 — In 1992, the big issue was - is it worth the money to upgrade my 386 PC to the new 486 chip? This program looks at the performance of the new Intel 486 and helps users decide.
- GrapheneOS — The private and secure mobile operating system with Android app compatibility. Developed as a non-profit open source project.
- GrapheneOS: Supported Phones
- GrapheneOS: Features Overview
- Sandboxed Google Play overview for GrapheneOS
- Lockscreen bypass fixed in November’s update - discovered by GrapheneOS in June
- GrapheneOS on Twitter — We independently discovered the Android lockscreen bypass fixed in Android’s November security update while working on features like a duress PIN/password.
- A week with GrapheneOS exposed my over-reliance on Google
- GrapheneOS Initial Impressions
- Banking Applications Compatibility with GrapheneOS
- HERE WeGo — Maps & Navigation
- Fountain on Twitter — More sats = higher signal⚡️📡
- Hot on Fountain
- DAVx⁵ — CalDAV, CardDAV and WebDAV for Android
- Bitwarden: Top 10 Burning Questions on 2FA
- n.eko — A self hosted virtual browser that runs in docker and uses WebRTC.
- Install NVIDIA Drivers on Debian 11
- deemix — deemix is a barebone deezer downloader library built from the ashes of Deezloader Remix.
- nostr — The simplest open protocol that is able to create a censorship-resistant global “social” network once and for all.
- Pick: Upscaler — Upscale and enhance images.
- Frog by Tender Owl
- Frog on Flathub
- A Science Project — “Make the 486 Great Again!”
- Linus Torvalds bids 486 Linux adieu — It’s been fun, but Linus Torvalds thinks it’s time for 486 Linux to leave computers behind and go to museums.
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