Huawei and Other Mobile ‘Tech Giants’: You Should (Really) Break Free from Google/Android

Mobile phone displaying image of a light bulb

The founder of the privacy respecting version of Android, /e/, says the time is right for phone makers to adopt an operating system that isn’t dependent on a single company. […]

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What’s Wrong With the Music Modernization Act

Artist royalties are at the center of the Music Modernization Act

An act of Congress that was supposed to level the playing field for performers and songwriters seems to do little to upset the status quo. As The Who once said, “Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.” […]

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When Peer Pressure Nukes Linux for Windows

Ed Matthews

A grandson was happy with the flame throwing hot rod Linux gaming computer that his grandfather had built — until peer pressure came into play.

It’s Sunday evening and I’m in […]

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FOSS DOS for 21st Century Hardware

As Easy As FreeDOS

Jim Hall

The founder and coordinator of the FreeDOS Project writes about FreeDOS 1.2, which is scheduled for a Christmas Day release. There is good news for classic gamers and nostalgia buffs: this one’s got […]

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STEAMpunking Linux: The Physical Computing Stack

Steampunk Conference Personality Identification Device

Rob “drtorq” Reilly

Combining steampunk with Linux and single board computers like the Raspberry Pi automatically seems like an idea fraught with cool possibilities. So does the bigger picture, which Reilly hits on in this […]

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