In this week's news roundup we look at the release of three Linux-based operating systems -- one focused on privacy, one on the desktop, and the third for going mobile.
Posts published in “Mobile”
It appears that Erik Finman has been paying attention to the examples being set by a certain former president on how to run a successful business.
Vivaldi's 5.0 release might be seen as the release of two browsers -- one finely tuned for the desktop, and one designed for a wide range of Android devices.
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.
With just a little imagination, you could easily make yourself a pretty cool mobile app using Open Data Kit.
The Screening Room
Open Data Kit is a free and open source set of tools which help organizations author, field, and manage mobile data collection solutions. The flexibility that open source offers means that the use cases for these tools are very broad. Check this introductory video about ODK tools which explains a rural medicine use case.
For the past 10 years, Phil has been working at a public library in the Washington D.C.-area, helping youth and adults use the 28 public Linux stations the library offers seven days a week. He also writes for MAKE magazine, Opensource.com and TechSoup Libraries. Suggest videos by contacting Phil on Twitter or at firstname.lastname@example.org.