Chrome extensions hellscape

I’ve been experiencing reduced performance with Firefox for a few releases now. This decrease in performance happens even with a clean profile. So, I began testing other browsers. Two of them are Chromium and Brave. They are nice and whatnot, but they have two issues in common: they threaten browser engine diversity (remember the Internet Explorer dominance days and how that negatively impacted the web?) and the Chrome Store hellscape. There are a lot - and I mean a lot - of proprietary extensions on the Chrome Store....

março 11, 2022 · 2 minutos · Bruno Miguel

Google Chrome is a privacy hell

Google Chrome is such a privacy hell that it has become it’s own hell in the japanese folklore. You’re better off with Firefox and you get better performance. But if you really want Chrome, Ungoogled Chromium is based on the previous (technically, it’s based on Chromium) with some bits removed for added privacy.

setembro 27, 2018 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel

Criptex, an encripted email service with focus on privacy

Criptex is a new email client with a strong focus on the user’s privacy and data security, released by an independent company with the same name. The app stores all the emails on the device(s) it’s used, encrypted with the Signal Protocol, instead of storing them in their servers. This gives user’s total control over their data. This software is open source and available for Android, iOS and macOS. Linux and Windows releases will be available soon....

agosto 10, 2018 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel