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Standard Notes

I've been testing different note-taking apps, and I believe I found the perfect one. Standard Notes is a simple yet multi-purpose note-taking app for anyone. With its extensions, you can write and organize your notes the way you want them. In this article, I will do my best to describe my use case for a note-taking app in general and how well Standard Notes fits into that description.

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Graphene OS

I’ve been an Android user all of my life. When I started learning more about technology and how large tech systems work, I start to wonder about the privacy and security of those systems. My privacy journey is a long and bumpy road; however, Graphene OS has been like a smooth highway for the past couple of months. This is my experience with Graphene OS as a daily user.

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Signal

This guide was probably sent to you by someone who wants you to switch to Signal. Sometimes trying something new is scary, but we promise using Signal is as simple as using any other messaging app. Make sure to thank the person who send you this guide since he/she cares about you and your privacy on the Internet.

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Apple Monopoly

Apple, the giant tech company, is a monopoly, and it shows. This article will explore how Apple is abusing its power and how legislators sit, wait, and don't react. I will also include a story about a popular weather app that no longer works on Android smartphones since Apple's acquisition.

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Instagram Cover

We can see what an outrage security vulnerabilities cause in public. If we take a look at Instagram's practices, since the acquisition by Facebook in 2012, we shouldn't be too surprised. This is a story about the perception of social media, and how nothing is going to change unless you do something about it, leave social media.

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RSS Banner

I've stared my micro-blog, Hey It's Me, a couple of days ago and here's why you should do it too. I'm afraid of the future where content is published on a big platform like Twitter or YouTube. Much of what I'm terrified is already happening, but recently I'm seeing a general shift in a better direction.

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Firefox Voice

To control your computer with your voice was a science fiction a decade ago, today we have more than a few “excellent” voice assistance. The search giant, Google, has, in my opinion, the best product on the market, but at what cost? Google has strategically implemented Google Assistant in most of its products, sacrificing users privacy.

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TikTok Banner

We're living in a world where technology has to coexists with politics. That's just one of the reasons why I decided to change my preferences over the years when it comes to social media use. We can see TikTok being labeled as a “bad” social media platform, but the more we look into it, the more we see how every social media is bad in some sense. TikTok isn't a safety issue for American citizens, that's just a political move against China. Welcome to the new cold war era.

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Four Horseman

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the world’s leading tech giants. Their problem doesn’t lay just in the size, but power and market position they obtain. In this post, I will try to lay down an “easy” and “simple” solution to fix the big tech problem.

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Decentralization should be our priority as users of the internet to keep things more open and less dependent on the large systems. However, it's harder to find and retain a connection with a decentralized unite. It's just a nature of decentralized systems, and here are a few things you can do to maintain the relationship with this blog.

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