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  • Purism's Librem 5 Smartphone Crosses $200k In Funding

    Phoronix: Purism's Librem 5 Smartphone Crosses $200k In Funding

    In two weeks now Purism has managed to raise over $200,000 USD towards their dream of building a privacy/free-software-minded smartphone running their own custom Linux-based software stack. But they remain a long ways to go from their $1.5 MM goal...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...m-Librem-5-200

  • #2
    I am curious about something.
    Who designed the "phone" icon? Why is it mirrored? No mobile operating system has the handset pointing to the left (?)
    Last edited by tildearrow; 09-07-2017, 01:49 PM. Reason: not a typo

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    • #3
      Originally posted by tildearrow View Post
      Typo:
      Actually this one is correct https://www.accountingcoach.com/blog...d-mm-stand-for
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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      • #4
        It's going to be a meme phone.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by prazola View Post
          It's going to be a meme phone.
          Well I would much prefer this meme phone over my android as long as it ever gets to exist.

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          • #6
            I would say at this point it's close to impossible for this campaign to succeed, which is very unfortunate. I was really hoping that this would be my next phone.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by tildearrow View Post
              I am curious about something.
              Who designed the "phone" icon? Why is it mirrored? No mobile operating system has the handset pointing to the left (?)
              Legal reasons i believe and that may also be why it's not green.

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              • #8
                I predict this campaign isn't going to succeed.

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                • #9
                  Sca.sm

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