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November 2017 Meet

Saturday 18th November, 1pm to 6pm at Broad Oak Sports and Social Club

Where's my open smartphone?

Thomas Kluyver

When Apple launched the iPhone ten years ago, phones completed a journey from appliances to pocket computers. Over three quarters of adults in the UK own a smartphone. But it's difficult to run free, open source applications and operating systems on your phone, or to get a phone with open hardware and firmware. How open are the big smartphone platforms? What are the various projects aiming to make our phones more open? And what will Purism do with the $2 million they just raised by crowdfunding?

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