A common point in the Linux community is that escaping the walled garden of ecosystems like Android or iOS is already a means to higher security. Having no contact with Google or Apple servers ever again, nor cloud providers ever snooping on your private files or contacts again is a
As the mainline porting workflow becomes more streamlined, we found ourselves able to automate and simplify a lot of things that previously required a lot of manual work. A great example of this is the mdss-panel-driver-generator [https://github.com/msm8916-mainline/linux-mdss-dsi-panel-driver-generator] which is able to convert vendor devicetree panel control
You have most likely heard of Fairphone [https://www.fairphone.com/en/], who iFixit claim to be "the world's most repairable phone" [https://twitter.com/Fairphone/status/1465700205534212099], and certainly lives up to it. But now, there's a new kid on the block, and they have a different approach. SHIFT
There have been some recent waves in the Pine64 community thanks to a new mod which can drastically improve eMMC speed!
The OnePlus 5 is a popular high-end phone from 2017, featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and Adreno 540. It has a 1080p display and up to 8GB of RAM. Mainline support for the device has been around for a while, since early 2020 in fact. Unfortunately, the Snapdragon 835