27/02/2020

The early 2020 J-D bulletin: privacy, smartwatches and a question

On Privacy

Privacy is an important issue today, after all the scandals related to Facebook and the marketing of personal data by social media. Here is a dedicated fixed parenthesis:

The first effects of Brexit:

The default Sailfish OS browser oddly does not have DuckDuckGo as pre installed search engine: here is the tutorial to fix this by Leszek:

 

The begin of Smartwatch era?

Smartwatches are becoming increasingly popular, and 2020 could be the year in which they becomes mainstreams – as well as Earpods between the end of 2018 and all of 2019.

Amazfish

The use of a smartwatch can be tricky on Sailfish OS: hopefully there is the growing Amazfish app, with a support for some initial smartwatches like the Amazfit and Mi band 1-2.

You can find the Adam Pigg app on openrepos.

 

Eugenio has put Sailfish OS into a previously Android smartwatch (!):

Also, discover to the interesting PineTime, a cheap, hackable, open smartwatch by Pine64!

 

A question in the night: let’s answer him from UK.

J-D area

Travelling: Milano before the Virus

The family comparison

A site update is out: Prada update.
It was time to move away from Milan as an opening image. We return to the rural, relaxed atmospheres.

 

Good reading
Giovanni - Jolla-Device.com


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