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Frost for Facebook is an Open Source, Fully Themeable Facebook Alternative

Facebook, the social media network with an official application that everyone loves to rag on, now has (yet another) third-party Android app alternative in the form of a web wrapper. This one, however, stands out as it is an open-source, fully themeable alternative. Created by XDA Recognized Themer asdfasdfvful,”Frost for Facebook” is a Facebook web wrapper with […]

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Hologram Debuts Open Source Cellular Modem for IoT

Hologram on Thursday launched Nova, the first open source modem for cellular connectivity. Nova is a USB cellular modem purpose-built for Internet of Things development. Its Hologram software tools are compatible with most single board computers, such as Raspberry Pi. The Nova modem is open source and unlocked, so its use is not limited to […]

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Sony Xperia XZ1 and Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Added to Sony’s Open Devices Program

The Sony Open Devices Program is a program run by Sony, wherein they release Android Open Source Project (AOSP) configurations on GitHub for certain devices they have released. The Sony Xperia X is an example of a device in Sony’s Open Devices Program. As a result of a partnership with Jolla), Sailfish X – an […]

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Next US Elections: Open Source vs. Commercial Software?

San Francisco in January could become the first U.S. city to adopt open source software to run its voting machines. City officials last month authorized consulting group Slalom to prepare a report on the benefits and challenges involved in using an open source voting machine platform. The city voted to pay Slalom $ 150,000 for […]

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