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de-Googled /e/OS v1 Released Along with a New Brand 'Murena' for Smartphone and Cloud Services

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/e/OS is a popular privacy-focused mobile operating system as an alternative to Google’s Android.

The operating system (fork of Lineage OS) eliminates any Google-related dependencies and encourages you to work without relying directly on any Google services.

Instead, it offers some of its solutions as alternatives to offer you a privacy-friendly ecosystem.

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Murena and /e/ Foundation launch privacy-centric smartphones

  • Murena and /e/ Foundation launch privacy-centric smartphones • The Register

    The /e/ Foundation's de-Googled version of Android 10 has reached the market in a range of smartphones aimed at the privacy-conscious.

    The idea of a privacy-centric version of Android is not new, and efforts to deliver are becoming friendlier all the time. The Register interviewed the founder of the /e/ Foundation in 2020, and reported on /e/ OS doing rather well in privacy tests the following year. Back then, the easiest way to get the OS was to buy a Fairphone, although there was also the option of reflashing one of a short list of supported devices.

    Now there's another option: a range of brand-new Murena phones. The company supplied The Register with a Murena One for review, with a pre-release version of the /e/ OS installed.

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