Moving from iOS to Android

Hey there! If you’re looking to move away from big tech companies and their products, you’re not alone. I recently made the switch from Apple to CalyxOS and it hasn’t been easy but it’s been worth it for the sake of privacy. Introduction One of the biggest challenges I faced was disconnecting from all the Apple devices I had. I had an iPhone, Apple Watch, a speaker, a TV-box, CarPlay radio and a laptop - all from Apple....

December 19, 2022 · 3 min · 477 words · Me
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Passwords: A Necessary Evil

Remembering Passwords More than 30 percent of people admit to using their pets’ names to come up with passwords that are “easy to remember”1. Replacing letters with numbers may seem like it makes them secure, but it’s not always the case. Comparing the password strength using the estimated time to crack the passwords “Tr0ub4dor&3” and “correct horse battery staple” turns out that the first only defies a few months, while the 4-word string lasts centuries2....

August 26, 2022 · 2 min · 322 words · Me
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Discover the True Power of Encryption with Cryptee: A Review of its Pros and Cons

Introduction Are you looking for a secure and reliable way to store your photos, videos, and documents? Look no further than Cryptee, the open-source encrypted storage solution that’s taking your digital world by storm. In this article, I’ll dive into what makes Cryptee so special and why it’s worth considering for your personal and professional needs. But I’ll also explore the downsides of this innovative app, and why it may not be the best fit for everyone....

July 7, 2022 · 3 min · 537 words · Me

Apple Fucked Me

Taking Action In light of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the importance of sustainability, I have been taking steps to align my consumer choices with these values. I have made donations to charities such as Save the Children and UNICEF, registered to potentially donate blood through DKMS, and switched my email and cell phone providers to ones that prioritize green energy and neutral carbon emissions. The Challenge However, my desire to use a Fairphone with CalyxOS, a privacy-focused and open-source operating system, has presented a challenge in terms of compatibility with my current Apple ecosystem....

May 3, 2022 · 2 min · 256 words · Me