Murena Offers Privacy-Focused, Open Source Smartphone

The new Murena One smartphone is the first high-end Android phone using the open source /e/OS Android fork to arrive on the market, reports Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.

The /e/OS-based phone, which sells for US $379, aims to improve privacy by removing dependency on Google services. “For instance, Google's default search engine has been replaced with Murena's own meta-search engine. Other internet-based services, such as Domain Name Server (DNS) and Network Time Protocol (NTP), use non-Google servers,” Vaughan-Nichols says.

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