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Hello dear friends of #Android #FOSS! Are there any #Magisk users among you? If there were a module repo with only FOSS modules in it and an Android client to it (which would, like the F-Droid client, support adding your own favorite repositories), would you use that?

  • YesYesYes! Where is it? (38%, 56 votes)
  • Probably. (29%, 42 votes)
  • Rather not. (10%, 15 votes)
  • Huh? What is a Magisk? (22%, 32 votes)
145 voters. Poll end: in 2 days

Fica a #dica: @AntennaPod atualizou.
Ratifica-se como melhor tocador de #podcast para #android

#AndroidAppRain again at today with 12 updated and 2 new apps:

* SD Maid SE: the successor of SD Maid – a trusty maid for your Android, to keep it clean & tidy
* ListenBrainz: keeps track of the music you listen to and provides you with insights into your listening habits

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

#AndroidAppRain at today with 12 updated and 1 new apps:

* PhotoPrism Gallery: an unofficial gallery and content provider for your PhotoPrism library

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Zufällig gerade entdeckt: Vor etwa einer halben Stunde ist eine neue Version des Friendica-Clients 'Relatica' erschienen.
Sehr schick, sehr schnell, nice :)

#friendica #client #android #relatica

Moah #AndroidAppRain today, as hoped for yesterday? Yes! At it's 15 updated and 1 new app:

* Ox Shell: a launcher that recreates the feel of a classic video game system

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Want more #AndroidAppRain? You'll get it! At today it's 11 updated and 1 new apps:

* Watermarking: easy watermarking tool for your sensitive images

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Finally another #AndroidAppRain at @fdroidorg 🥳 with 74 updated and 1 new apps:

* Contacts Import: Import your CSV contacts from a desktop client without any cloud syncing

And don't forget to update your F-Droid client: 1.16.1 was just promoted to be the "suggested version", bringing a lot of improvements (especially if you're still on 1.15.x) – speed, faster index fetching, no more 160% download bars 🙈

Enjoy your #free & #foss #Android #apps from, at & with #FDroid :awesome:

:fdroid: After several months of hard work, it's a good feeling to be able to say our @fdroidorg board of directors is officially chartered and running, and finally with an official legal entity through Dutch stichting (foundation) Commons Conservancy.

💚 Very humbled to be able to serve in this inaugural group of talented volunteers, and even more excited about helping #FDroid into the future.

:boost_love: #boostsWelcome #Android #OpenSource #FreeSoftware

🎉 We're growing! Our global #FDroid community is pleased to announce that we now have an official governance plan and a brand-new volunteer Board of Directors. We're excited to work with them to keep improving the leading all #FOSS mobile app catalogue!

#FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Android

#AndroidAppRain today at with 8 updated and 1 new apps:

* Paper: Note management done right

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

#AndroidAppRain today at with 17 updated and 2 new apps:

* Tasky: a simple task management tool (ToDo-Lists)
* Clipboard Cleaner: show and clean your clipboard

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Quick thought, scrolling on Android is like turning a page. You quickly swipe right to grab the current page, then left to turn to the next one. Left to grab the previous page, and right to turn it. This is not meant to be exact or anything, just an observation and way for me to remember before I forget. And I know I’ll forget if I don’t write it down.

#accessibility #android #talkback

#AndroidAppRain again at with 14 updated and 2 new apps:

* Command Click: allow you change shellscript to Gui App
* Rain: show the weather in your city

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

#AndroidAppRain at today with 14 updated and 2 new apps:

* Settings Database Provider: allow other apps to edit all parameters in android settings.db database
* Thumb-Key: A privacy-conscious keyboard made for your thumbs

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

#AndroidAppRain at today with 15 updated and 2 new apps:

* NekoBox: universal proxy toolchain

Aaand I'm excited to announce that one app returned fully FOSS, and will soon show up as reproducible at F-Droid (so you can cross-update)!


* Amethyst: Nostr Client for Android

will soon be the first Nostr client entering F-Droid, if I didn't miss any.

Enjoy your #free, #foss & #libre #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

I have a #samsung #galaxy #s5 , still on #android 4.4.2 and with no play store installed.

The stock updater fails, I guess because of lacking SSL support because of 4.4.2.

Any ideas how to do this without kies? Install play store from apkmirror, hoping it will update SSL certificate chain, and try the updater again?

I hope I'll find a play store version for 4.4.2... 😰

Any better ideas?

Für alle alten Smartphones die noch lauffähig sind konnte ich bisher eine "Second Live" Anwendung finden. So z.B. als Webcam am PC und als Mausersatz, als DashCam in Auto und als Webradio an der Hifi-Anlage.

Nun suche ich eine Möglichkeit die NFC-Funktion des Handys am PC zu nutzen.
Also ein altes Handy (Android 8) als "NFC-Reader" kabelgebunden am PC einzusetzen.

Hat wer eine Idee dazu? Wäre sehr dankbar.🙏

#followerpower #android #apps #secondlife #NFC

The Accessible Android team has released their app to the Play Store, which is now in English. It’s like AppleVis, but an app! Here is the release post:

#accessibility #android #app #blind

What a day! Two more apps got all their AntiFeatures stripped and are libre now. For one of them that means not only the return to my repo at a quarter of its size (85 MB => 24 MB for the "fat APK" with all ABIs), but also (spoiler) its going for the next goal and entering F-Droid soon™. Stay tuned!

#Android #foss #apps #FDroid

#AndroidAppRain at today with 1 new and 19 updated apps:

* SubTune: a music streaming app for Subsonic API compatible servers

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

I’d forgotten how nice using Android can be. A good, accurate onscreen braille keyboard that actually allows you to use all six Braille dots at once, so responsive it feels like I’m using a computer, ugh yes. Oh and Samsung TTS. It's really. nice, although I’ve heard that Google TTS on Pixels have gotten very good too. USB C, works with standards not against them, 5G before my iPhone SE, Dolby Atmos, which, before it came to iPhones, one of the big Apple fans on Youtube said couldn't be done because of physics, with a "dude it's science," kind of laugh. Yet, now Apple is like "the future of audio isn’t high quality, it's spatial audio." I mean, Android of course isn’t perfect. TalkBack has maybe a few more years to go before it has all the features of VoiceOver. But my goodness, when I get tired of bugs and focus issues and Braille issues and a sluggish CPU or unoptimized software, I can turn on Android and just zoom around the interface.

#accessibility #android #apple #blind

Heavy #AndroidAppRain at @fdroidorg today with 80 updated and 5 new apps:

* Chip Defense: tower defense game with a microprocessor theme
* Simple Contacts Pro SE: extended version of Simple Contacts Pro that supports separate address fields
* ente Authenticator: end-to-end encrypted authenticator
* Symphony: offline music playback
* Joplin: back again! notes & tasks with sync between Linux, macOS, Windows

Enjoy your #free & #foss #Android #apps from, at & with #FDroid :awesome:

:androidWave: V obchodě F-Droid čekají aktualizace aplikací :androidDealWithIt:

👉 Jak na instalaci obchodu F-Droid

Dostupné aktualizace: :blobcathearthug:
👉 Infinity - Reddit klient

👉 Xtra - Twitch klient bez reklam

👉 FairEmail - pravděpodobně nejlepší emailový klient

👉 SchildiChat - Matrix klient :matrix:

@fdroidorg #mobilniaplikace #android

I was on an Android mailing list today, and I was asking about Ebook readers that don’t require the screen to be on to continue reading, and that don’t pause at the end of sentences so much like AtVoice reader. I forget what I didn’t like so much about Speech Central. And one response was like “I think you’re thinking about Audible here. Why would you want to rewind or fast forward in Ebooks?” And I just, I feel kinda bad for Android users. It’s like they just don’t have any good options at all so they are kind of molded by the system they use to not even expect better. Like, I get that Mac users are the same with MUD clients and games, and Linux users have just taught themselves to stick with Pidgin, FireFox/Chrome/Brave, Pluma or the default editor, Audacity, and LibreOffice. But my goodness. It’s really sad when we don’t expect better from our tools. And yes, this is my observations so may not be 100% accurate or palatable from aforementioned users of Mac, Linux, and Android. Also I’m gonna try a Ebook reader called [Evie - The eVoice book reader]( which was recommended to me in the same message. :) So it’s not like they’re not helpful, they are. Google Play Books just, has squished expectations into the ground.

#accessibility #blind #Mac #Linux #Android

#AndroidAppRain in my repo today with 1 new and 15 updated apps:

* Ara Note: manage your notes with ease

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

While K-9 Mail is developed in the open, following its development on GitHub can be somewhat tedious for a casual observer. So we’re trying something new and summarizing the most notable things that happened in the past month as we head down the exciting road to Thunderbird for Android!

#OpenSource #Thunderbird #Android #K9Mail #Mobile #Dev

#AndroidAppRain at today with 18 updated and 2 added apps:

* swob: communicate with online services using SMS messaging
* Paperless Mobile: an (almost) fully fledged mobile Paperless client

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Das Deutschlandticket ist noch nicht einmal gestartet, werden schon Apps angeboten, mit denen man das Ticket dann erwerben kann. Bspw. die "Deutschlandticket App". An Bord zwei Tracker, Consent-Banner fehlt, direkt Verstoß gegen das TTDSG wegen Gerätezugriff ohne Einwilligung. Digitalisierung first, Datenschutz(-recht) second. 👇

#bahn #deutschlandticket #app #android #datenschutz #ttdsg #teamdatenschutz

When I pick up my Android phone, I really start to love it. The snappy responsiveness, the stability, and the good voices in Samsung TTS. And then my alarm goes off and I have to try to learn the TTS over the alarm sound. I’ll try using Google’s Clock app instead of Samsung’s app, but yeah that just, makes me remember how disjointed Android/Samsung is in accessibility support.

#accessibility #Android #Samsung

XEPs 0444 (reactions 👍) and 0080 (continuous sharing location👍👍👍) are on @daniel 's dashboard 😺 and roadmap.

this is fine 😅

#Conversations #xmpp #android

#AndroidAppRain today at with 1 new and 9 updated apps:

* Clipious: Invidious client

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

#AndroidAppRain again at – today with 14 updated and 1 new apps:

* Sensify: sense all your device sensors

(when asked, the author created a special FOSS flavor with all the proprietary dependencies and trackers removed 🥳)

Enjoy your #free & #foss #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Check out the latest great content for blind and visually impaired people using Android.

Available in Turkish

and English

#blind #visuallyimpaired #lowvision
#android #accessibility #a11y

GrapheneOS ab sofort mit SUPL-Proxy-Server: 👍

#grapheneos #supl #gps #privacy #android

belated #AndroidAppRain today at today with 12 updated and 3 added apps:

* QuranApp: read and explore the Holy Qur'an with multiple translations

The other two are especially useful for our visually impaired friends:

* Tactile Clock: vibrates the current time after double press of device power button
* WalkersGuide: navigational aid for the blind and visual impaired based on OpenStreetMap

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

Now I’m wondering which is easier or more fun to make apps accessible, SwiftUI for VoiceOver on iOS or Jetpack Compose for TalkBack on Android?

#accessibility #developer #iOS #Android #VoiceOver #TalkBack

#AndroidAppRain at Guardian today with 2 updated apps, and at with 2 new and 10 updated apps¹

* OpenBl: the latest Bundesliga tables & results
* OpenBooksDownloader: download open published books

Enjoy your #free #Android #apps with #FDroid and the #IzzySoftRepo :awesome:

¹ oops, 9. 1 update had to be rolled back as my scanner yelled an alarm due to added trackers – a no-go in a root app caring for backups of personal data. Issue opened upstream, updates temp-disabled.

Recently I've found a lightweight modern #opensource #audio #recorder app for #Android called #RecordYou. I like it that much so I've attempted to submit some #screenReader #accessibility improvements.
Let me know how do you like it once it's accepted.
This is my first experience with #Jetpack #Compose so bear with me and try to suggest improvements if you can please.