• RQG
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    305 months ago

    Yeah I always look for apps on fdroid first if I need something. It doesn’t have everything but a lot of the time there are great FOSS apps available.

    I also love that you can filter apps for different criteria such as privacy, close source dependencies etc.

    It’s a great project. Reminds me I should tip them some for their great work.

    • @Blizzard@lemmy.zip
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      135 months ago

      I always look for apps on fdroid first if I need something

      Me too, and if it’s not there then I recently discovered Aurora Store which let’s you download from Google Play anonymously and is itself available on F-Droid.

      Reminds me I should tip them

      Nice try, Philip J. Fry!

      • @miss_brainfart@lemmy.ml
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        115 months ago

        How’s the Aurora Store working right now? Last time I used it, anonymous accounts started getting rate-limited pretty severly, rendering it quite painful to use

        • @TangledRockets@lemmy.world
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          75 months ago

          The latest versions of Aurora store have a setting to automatically search in the browser which evades the playstore-side rate limiting. It’s a little annoying, but that’s on playstore, not aurora.

        • jabberati
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          45 months ago

          @miss_brainfart @Blizzard It got better again! But I try to keep the apps from the Play Store at a minimum. If there is something similar available on F-Droid I get it from there.

          • @miss_brainfart@lemmy.ml
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            15 months ago

            Good to hear. I decided to become completely independant from the Play Store when that happened and actually managed to do it, but that’s obviously not an option for everyone.

            • jabberati
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              25 months ago

              @miss_brainfart The only apps I get from the Play Store are banking apps and the default Google apps (Calendar, Contacts, Phone, SMS, …).

      • RQG
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        25 months ago

        Made me exhale audibly through my nostrils.