Thursday, 2019-05-02

tbrit's also a dumpster fire of clueless PR and management who doesn't understand open source communities12:44
T4<DibyaXP> They believe librem 5 will fight with iPhone xs  Max . … See what they are charging for a dam old NXP chip14:05
T4<DibyaXP> Shit is that if they want to be a opensource  hardware company , why aren't they making their laptop open source ?14:08
T4<K31j0> @DibyaXP [They believe librem 5 will fight with iPhone x …], X'D14:09
T4<K31j0> Fucking lul'd14:09
T4<DibyaXP> They could have used Intel atom instead , at least that have provided better experience . … Looking at the size of the device , it could have been easily employed with a tablet grade atom soc . … May be they could have used rockchip  , which are open source data sheet lying around14:12
T4<K31j0> Another frying pan14:13
T4<DibyaXP> What you mean?14:13
T4<K31j0> >huge display14:14
T4<DibyaXP> Not to mention that , look at the librem 5 .14:14
T4<K31j0> I kind of don't understand them14:15
T4<DibyaXP> This prove , these companies doesn't listen to their customers14:16
T4<K31j0> Idk from pictures all these linux laptops look like toys14:16
T4<K31j0> And they are trying to sell their hardware to people that like things that lasts14:17
T4<DibyaXP> Look at hmd  global , they used stock android on their every phone and attracted we techy crowd now they don't want to unlock boot loader .14:17
T4<abranson> tbh i prefer to use different companies for my OS and services these days. i'm sure some people find it easier to get everything form one vendor, but I guess those people should be happy apple customers already.14:17
T4<DibyaXP> @K31j0  … Well you can buy a windows laptop and install Ubuntu anyway what the point of purism right ? They have hardware kill switches for microphone and camera that unique anyway  … Can't say about build quality14:19
T4<DibyaXP> @abranson  that's the point no one understand14:19
T4<K31j0> I mean the only upside of it14:22
T4<K31j0> Is having coreboot on something newer than ivybridge14:23
T4<DibyaXP> I see that provide extra security14:25
T4<zarelit> @DibyaXP [Shit is that if they want to be a opensource …], They provide a roadmap though, in order to have laptops with a modern cpu they agreed to a certain amount of non disclosure. The goal in the long term is to have the motherboard completely open14:46
T4<zarelit> IIRC they also gave money to people to research how to isolate and neutralize the manageability engine, which is believed to be a vulnerable point for security14:48
T4<DibyaXP> Anyone knows how chromium os  handle android apps ?15:59
T4<DibyaXP> It might be a better alternative than anbox15:59
mordyou mean the arc container?

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