An Open Source Smart Phone Supported by All Major Linux Phone Projects Perhaps you’re in a line of work where security is a must, or a hard-core Linux enthusiast, or perhaps you’ve just got enough of Android and iOS and you’re ready for something else – the PinePhone may be the next Phone for you.“See Pine64.org / PinePhone
Perhaps not quite up there in terms of “operable” hardware, but I will be watching this…
Mozilla and KaiOS Technologies announced a partnership this week that will benefit both companies. KaiOS is based on a relatively old version of Mozilla’s Gecko engine; version 48, released in 2016 is still the base of the operating system. While the technology works fine for the most part, important features and developments such as TLS 1.3, WebAssembly, or Progressive Web Apps, are not supported by the current version.
The partnership will change that as Mozilla and KaiOS plan to introduce these new features in the mobile operating system. All changes will be released as open source according to the press release on the KaiOS website.”https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/14/firefox-os-successor-mozilla-and-kaios-announce-partnership/
…the most discerning retro gamers are increasingly looking at the world of FPGA for opportunities to bring the conveniences of emulation to a hardware that is closer to original console hardware.”http://www.racketboy.com/retro/mister-fpga-the-future-of-retro-game-emulation-and-preservation
This huge article is definitely worth a look for anyone wanting to find out about “Hardware Emulation” in general. The original author does peddle the party-line for his favourite project a fair bit; but stick with it.