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Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions

Purism has begun shipping the Librem 5 Linux phone to backers of its crowdfunding campaign — and the first hands-on impressions are filtering in!

28 November 2019

New Video Demo of the Librem 5 Shows That …It Actually Works Okay?!

If you're itching for a better look at the Purism Librem 5 now that it's shipping, Purism board member Ben Trister has obliged with a hands-on video.

29 September 2019

Librem 5, the $699 Linux Phone, Has Started Shipping to Backers

The Librem 5, a crowdfunded Linux phone with user privacy at its core, has begun shipping to backers in the first of several planned "batches".

25 September 2019
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Must Read: Librem 5 Ships This Month, But Buyers May Want to Wait

The Librem 5 Linux phone WILL begin shipping to customers in late September as planned, Purism has confirmed. But not all of those who backed the privacy-focused smartphone during its crowdfunding campaign in 2017 will […]

5 September 2019
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Purism Confirm Final Specs for the Librem 5

The finalised specs of the Librem 5 Linux phone have been confirmed by Purism ahead of the phone's general release later this year.

29 July 2019

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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This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

Dang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat there, squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

10 May 2019
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Librem One Campaign Will De-Google Your Life for $7.99/m

Purism announce a suite of privacy focused mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, including a encrypted VPN and chat client, and a private e-mail service.

30 April 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