Fairphone has announced that the Fairphone 1, released in 2013, will no longer be supported for spare parts or receive the update to Android KitKat. The news arrived in a blog post by Fairphone founder and CEO Bas van Abel last week, who also discussed the reasons behind the decisions.
The popular custom recovery TWRP has been released for a handful of new devices including the following. . .
HTC U11 (ocn)
Fairphone 2 (fp2)
Acer Liquid Z500 (Z500)
Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (cs02)
Xiaomi Mi 5s (capricorn)
Wingtech Redmi 2 (wt88047)
The Fairphone 2 still has a pulse. The modular smartphone is now confirmed to be getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow after lengthy delays. Fairphone still doesn't have an actual release time frame outside of "within a few weeks," a line they'd been using since January. Nevertheless, they say it's...
You may have heard of Seymourpowell before, as they are the company behind the first modular smartphone, the Fairphone. They have just released a number of concept images that demonstrate how Google's Project Ara could be used to make non-smartphone gadgets.
The company has released 4 different...
The software used in the Fairphone 2 is open source and it's built upon Android. Now that the device has been released, the company behind it has just made the software available for all to download.
This is similar to the code you see companies like Google releasing when they roll out an...