In the last couple of years, words like Data privacy and data piracy are making more and more the headlines. Private corporations and government agencies are actively snooping in our daily lives to know everything about us. Big tech and other corporations have flourished abusing and selling user data to…


At /e/, we are always on the lookout for projects sharing similar values to promote, being deeply rooted in open innovation, open communities and putting people first.

As a mobile operating system publisher, joining an initiative like FairTEC felt very natural.

The FairTEC offer

With FairTEC, we aim to raise awareness for the…


An /e/OS Generic System Image (GSI) has been a long standing request from /e/OS users. In this article, we’ll share details about the official /e/OS GSI, which will be released soon.

We assume that the reader has an average knowledge of technical terms, as there are some peppered across this…


73% of internet connections are made from a smartphone. A safer internet starts with a private environment to browse, communicate, share and shop.

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Today is the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day with actions taking place right across the globe.

This day has become a global landmark event to raise awareness and expose risks around online issues and promote best practices for a safe online experience for all.

As the Covid-19 pandemic has…


Here’s why & what you can do to keeps yours safe

According to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), personal data is understood as “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person”, be it directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to…


As you know, the open source mobile operating system /e/OS is a fork of the Android Open Source Project, and several open source applications, such as our default apps Etar (calendar), OpenTasks, and QKSMS (SMS) to name a few.

We are overall very satisfied with the functionalities of these software…


Just a few months ago, we released our Easy Installer, a ready to use solution that allows users to install /e/ OS on any supported device in a matter of minutes. …


A conversation with its developer : Marvin Wißfeld

According to Statista, more than 3,5 billion people use a phone with Google’s Android operating system daily.

In just over than 10 years, Android has become the undisputed mobile operating system market leader with over 75% market share.


The Fairphone 3 is getting an upgrade & we’re sharing the roadmap to its availability with /e/OS.

In May, when we announced our partnership with Fairphone, we were very proud to present an integrated version of /e/OS for the Fairphone 3. The combination of the FP3’s unique modularity, built to…


In this article, we look behind the scenes to understand how the team at /e/OS works!
For those who have not been following up on the developments in the smartphone OS world, /e/ OS is a de-googled, privacy-focused, android-based smartphone operating system. The project is the brain child of…

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