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/e/ Sells Refurbished Phones

The /e/ Foundation is going to start selling refurbished Samsung phones with their operating system pre-installed. I’ve thought about doing something like this in the past using old OnePlus devices with Lineage OS.

We’ll have to see how it plays out, I’m not sure that there is a very large market for them yet but it’s nice to have a simple online store to buy phones with no Google Play services.

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Indiana Jones on Netflix

I just found out that Netflix has all of the Indiana Jones films available for streaming. Guess, I’m not gonna be doing anything productive today.

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Bing Birthday Homepage

Looks like Bing creates a custom homepage on your birthday based on the date set in your Microsoft account.

That’s pretty neat.

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LibriVox

If you like Audiobooks check out LibriVox which offers free public domain audiobooks that you can download. The books tend to be a bit older but at least there is no DRM.

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Rogue Waves

Interesting video about how surprisingly common Rogue waves actually are.

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Aurora update v2 to v3

For anyone using Aurora store from F-Droid make sure you change to the new v3 package which is a separate listing from the previous v2 one.

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KHTML

It’s interesting that most of todays browsers have heritage going back to KHTML (by KDE). Chromium, WebKit, Safari, Edge, Brave, Opera, etc. all have some link to it. The only browser I can think of that doesn’t currently have KHTML code in it is Firefox.

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Water.css

Water.css is a neat little stylesheet that you can include on your static HTML documents to make them look a bit more modern. It doesn’t have any classes, just the tags.

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Google Chat Apps

I think Google’s longest running chat app has probably been the chatroom functionality of Google Docs.

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The UNIX Operating System

Interesting video about the original UNIX philosophy of combining small programs together to complete more complex tasks.