Articles Tagged librem phone

Our first look at the finalised design of Purism Librem 5?

The crowdfunded Purism Librem 5 promises to be the most Linux-y Linux smartphone there has ever been — but nearly 2 years on from reaching its funding goal we still don’t really know what the […]

7 July 2019
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Work is Underway to Make the GNOME Web Browser Mobile Friendly

To do well, the upcoming Linux-powered Librem 5 smartphone will need a decent set of mobile-ready apps — and a good web browser is key to that. Hoping to step up to the plate is […]

12 May 2018
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Purism Librem 5 Phone Will Use Faster i.MX8 Chipset

Purism has delivered its first progress report on development of the Librem 5 Phone, which it successfully crowdfunded last year. It remains early days for the fledgling Linux phone, but decisions are starting to be […]

17 January 2018
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Listen to the Purism Librem 5 Phone Ringtones

Purism has unveiled the default ringtones which will be used on the Librem 5 phone. The sounds come by way of a community-based contest (which I have to admit I wasn’t aware of before now) held alongside the […]

14 November 2017

Purism Librem 5 Crowdfunding Ends With Over $2 million Raised

Time is up on the Purism Librem 5 crowdfunding campaign. It ends having raised more than $2 million to build a privacy orientated Linux smartphone.

23 October 2017
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Success — Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Reaches Its Goal

Purism’s crowdfunding campaign to create a pure Linux smartphone has reached its goal. The security-conscious US-based Linux laptop vendor has raised the full $1.5 million target it sought. The money will be used to help fund […]

9 October 2017
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Purism’s Linux Phone Crowdfunder Just Passed $1 Million

Over $1 million has now been pledged to Purism's Linux phone crowdfunding campaign, which aims to create a privacy-focused smartphone.

5 October 2017
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Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Just Passed 50% Of Its Goal with a Month Left

Purism’s Linux phone crowdfunding campaign has now passed 50% of its overall goal. It seems that getting the backing of both GNOME and KDE has given the Librem 5 campaign a boost of publicity, and a […]

27 September 2017
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GNOME Foundation Gives its Backing to Purism’s Linux Phone

The GNOME Foundation has today given its backing to Purism's ambition of building a free, open-source smartphone with user privacy and encryption as a central feature.

20 September 2017
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KDE Plasma Mobile Is Coming to the Purism Librem 5

Purism and KDE have today announced plans to work together to bring Plasma Mobile to the Librem 5 handset, the Linux phone currently being crowdfunded.

14 September 2017
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Linux Phone Crowdfunder Hits $200k, Is ‘Ahead of Trend Line to Succeed’

Crowdfunding for the Purism 5 Linux phone has soared past $200,000 — and is on course to succeed.

10 September 2017
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Linux Phone Crowdfunder Passes $100k Milestone

The open-source community has pledged more than $100,000 to the Purism Librem 5 crowdfunding campaign, which kicked off on August 24.

28 August 2017