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People love sending electronic messages to each other on their smartphones these days, but in times of conflict and societal struggle, secure, private, & fast communications can save lives. There’s hundreds of electronic messaging apps out there that depend on the internet. Most are designed in a centralized way so that the owning company can be in control of its users (and maybe spy on them or censor them or profit off of them). Things like WhatsApp, iMessage, Signal, Threema, and Telegram are relatively easy to block or take control of since they’re all using centralized servers. Centralized servers are bad for privacy, security, and self agency, too, since you can’t control them yourself and you can’t audit them to see what they’re really doing. They’ve got a good single point of failure for attacking, too. Other federated messaging systems like Matrix, Delta Chat, or email are more open to self-agency and flexible/innovative client/server upgrades that anyone can do. Those are harder to shut down or spy on especially if you’ve customized the clients/servers with various encryption methods. A large web of federated servers helps a lot with sustainability and stability, too. All of that doesn’t really matter at all if you’re in a country where the internet gets turned off completely though. So that’s why we need a totally serverless mesh network like Briar. 

But first, electricity

Whether the internet is on or not, you’re still going to need electricity for your phone or other devices. Phone batteries don’t last for weeks and weeks like they used to 20 years ago. One issue with Briar is that since there are no servers running push notifications, it needs to be running in the background all the time. Using TOR connections takes up a lot of battery life as well. If the electrical grid goes down, spots to charge your battery might be hard to find. You might want to invest in a solar charging battery that can be charged by the sunlight. Amazon has plenty of choices for that kind of thing if the shipping channels are still open. You’ll want something with folding solar panels that can absorb more electricity than the smaller ones. For example: Hiluckey Outdoor Portable Power Bank with 4 Solar Panels

Briar

If you have an Android device, you should install this while you still have internet. Briar is a mesh network messaging app that can connect directly with other users over WiFi or Bluetooth. It can also work over the actual internet (using the triple encrypted TOR network) if available, but the key here is that it doesn’t require the internet at all. However, with a direct Bluetooth connection you’re limited in the sense that each node on the mesh network needs to be within range of other nodes. So this is great for more dense populations such as those in Cities or refugees hiding in subway stations or bomb shelters. Again, it doesn’t require any internet connection or cellular phone towers, just WiFi or Bluetooth radios on your devices. That means you can totally communicate underground as long as each person is within range of another person.

Get an Android 4.1+ device that can run Briar. 

If you only have an Apple iPhone, you should consider diversifying your tech a bit as Apple basically owns their ecosystem and has extensive control over their devices. Apple could easily limit any of their devices if they decide they don’t like the country you live in or the USA decides they don’t like a country you live in. Bridgefy is an app option that will do something similar to Briar on Apple’s iOS, but it’s closed-source (which means it requires trust), it’s a USA based company, and it’s financed by advertising. It uses centralized servers for sign-up and requires your phone number too, so that’s not good news if you need privacy.

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Android is based on an open-source project which makes it easier for you to maintain self-agency over the software (although many manufacturers also try hard to remove your ability for self-agency on Android as well). If you can afford an iPhone, you can also afford a $30 Android phone or tablet as a backup. An iPhone isn’t going to be very useful when the internet goes down anyway. Also see: “Will there be an iOS version of Briar?” I got a couple Alcatel OneTouch IDEAL android phones for $10 each, so it shouldn’t be too difficult to get a cheap Android device for emergency communications. Here are a few other inexpensive choices that you can find on Amazon:

  1. Caoy Android 5.1 phone $23
  2. Alcatel TCL A3 $39
  3. BLU Advanced L5 $39
  4. Amazon Fire 7 Tablet $49

Get the software

Somebody needs to download the app from the Internet before the internet goes down. You can get Briar from F-Droid, Google Play, or a direct APK download.  It’s only available on Android and Linux at the moment so you’re going to need a device with one of those operating systems. The desktop Linux version is available in .DEB or .JAR versions or you can compile from source, but it’s still being developed and all of the features of the Android app aren’t yet available on Linux.

After you install the software, it will ask you for a nickname and password. That’s all. The password is just an app password too; it doesn’t go to a server anywhere and there’s no way to recover it (so don’t forget the password you make.) The app doesn’t ask you for any personal information at all; no phone number, no email address, no credit card info… nothing. That’s how you can tell that this is a serious privacy respecting application.

How to use Briar

Use the software to share the installer with offline users

Briar app sharing
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The Briar Android app has built-in WiFi sharing capabilities so that you can send the app’s installation files to other people over WiFi without having internet access. In the settings there’s an item called “Share this app offline”. If you tap that, it will start the instructions.  First it will turn your phone into a WiFi hotspot.  Give the WiFi hotspot access point name and password to whomever is nearby that wants to install the app. Once they connect, continue the instructions and the next step will be to tell the other people to open their web browser and type in a specific URL.  This URL will load the web server on your phone and that web server will display a page to all of your users with a download button.  Once they tap the Download button, they will download the APK install file from your phone to their devices.  Once the download is finished, they can open the APK and install the Briar app.  They may need to change some settings to allow installing apps from the web browser, but that should be an easy thing.

Add each other as contacts

Now that you’ve got Briar installed on some other devices, you need to add each other as contacts. There are two ways to do this. The most secure method is the “add contact nearby” option. In the “Contacts” screen, tap the “+” button at the bottom right and choose “add contact nearby”.  This will give you a warning about meeting the person you want to connect to in real life in order to ensure that no one is being impersonated. Tap “Continue” and it will ask to make Bluetooth discoverable and then load a QR code along with a camera viewfinder.  You’ll want to be in light mode on Huawei or Xiaomi phones for this to work because their forced dark-mode feature can interfere with the display of the QR code. Use your phone to scan the QR code of your contact and allow your contact to scan the QR code on your phone. This will create a contact pairing that will allow you to communicate on the mesh network.  Repeat the “add contact nearby” command for everyone that you want to connect with.

This is a lot more work than adding contacts on other messaging platforms and the reason for that is security. It’s really stupid to use phone numbers as identifiers on messaging apps since phone numbers can be associated with all sorts of other activities. Plus, it’s a bad idea to have too many dependencies that can easily be compromised. Briar’s dependencies are basically… electricity, Android/Linux device, and a Bluetooth radio. It will be very difficult to compromise any of those.

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Now that you have contacts, you can send messages! There isn’t anything super crazy about the messaging features in Briar. You can “type message, press send” just like all other messaging apps of the past 40 years. You can also send photos or images and you can insert emoji. No voice messages or video calls or video message filters or silly stickers or goofy 3D animations, but that’s ok… in times of struggle, you’re probably going to become an adult who doesn’t care about that kid’s stuff real quick.

Private messages are only synchronized directly between the sender and receiver, so you’ll need to be within range. The messages will sync to the intended recipients when you are within range over Bluetooth, or if you’re both on the same WiFi network, or if you both have TOR access on the internet.

Another awesome feature in Briar is the ability to “introduce” contacts to other contacts. So for example if I want to enable two of my contacts to be able to message each other privately, I can navigate to one of them, tap the three dots menu in the upper right, choose “Make Introduction”, select another contact to share the first contact with, and then both contacts will get a notification that they can choose to accept in order to enable the new contact connection.

Groups and Forums

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You can also create private groups for group messaging or forums for sharing conversations with large numbers of people. With a private group, the person who created the group is the only one who can add more users to it. The creator can also dissolve the group.  With forums, anyone can share the forum conversation with anyone else. Unfortunately groups and forums don’t support group-wide image sharing yet.

A forum is probably going to be the best choice to keep a group of offline users in communication. If you introduce all contacts within the forum to each other so that they become contacts for themselves, that will ensure that any members within range can synchronize all of the forum messages.

Blogs

Briar Blogs
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The Blog section is really interesting. You can write blog posts and whomever is connected to you will be able to read it, but there’s also an “RSS Feed” section where you can import an RSS feed from any website and then share that RSS feed with other contacts. So if one person has access to the internet, they can get an updated RSS feed from whatever website filled with news posts and then everyone else on Briar who maybe does not have direct access to the internet will get those RSS feed news posts too. Very clever! If you don’t know what an RSS feed is, RSS stands for really simple syndication and it’s basically an XML file that lists a certain number of the latest news posts or updates on a specific website. Most websites have these available for subscribing to from any RSS reader application.

SneakerNet

That’s right, Briar even supports sharing content via the SneakerNet! What’s the sneakernet you say?  That’s when you copy the messages to a disk, take the disk out of the computer, put your sneakers on, run to another computer, and plug the disk into the other computer. You can now copy messages to an external USB disk on one phone, have somebody run to a different phone, plug the disk in, and then load them into another phone or device. Everything is encrypted so that only your intended contact will recieve the content. They’ll also get the updated forums, groups, and blog messages from your device. If you don’t want to have some one run between devices with their sneakers on, you could also probably attach the USB disk to a pigeon trained to fly between locations (FeatherNet).

Synchronizing encrypted messages to a USB or SD disk can also be useful for carrying communications across borders more discreetly than if they were on a smartphone.

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The Onion Router (TOR) transfer

As mentioned earlier, if you do have internet access, Briar can use TOR to transfer the messages securely. The Onion Router (TOR) is a network of servers that encrypt internet traffic across multiple nodes. This way each node doesn’t have very much information about the network traffic or where it’s going. If TOR connections are blocked in your country, you can also configure Briar to use bridges to get to TOR. Here’s some more information about how TOR works:

Briar on Linux

Briar on Linux
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There’s also a desktop version of Briar that’s in the works for Linux desktop systems. It’s still in development so all of the features from the Android app are not available yet. Most of the features are not available yet actually, but you can still connect to contacts one to one and share messages or images securely. The Linux desktop app is being made in a way that should make it easy to port to MacOS and Windows in the future, though with the Linux subsystem on Windows you could probably run it as is right now.

Use a WiFi router to increase range

If you have no internet connections on Briar, it can use Bluetooth to transfer messages and pictures as we have shown, but if you can get some WiFi network access points online, that can improve the range of the mesh network. This will be useful even if the WiFi access points don’t have access to the internet as everyone on Briar will be able to transfer messages across a larger range of people. Turning a phone into a WiFi hotspot works as well.

More about how Briar works

Are you a developer?

Briar is open source and being developed by a very small number of people so if you think you can help, be sure to check out the source code and join the development mailing list. They will welcome donations on Liberapay as well.

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This year’s Samsung Galaxy S22 series is undoubtedly one of the coolest smartphones in the market, but its predecessor is also a nice option to consider for those interested in purchasing a Samsung device. For instance, you can get the Samsung Galaxy S21 unlocked for just $520. However, this price tag is only possible because these are refurbished models that may come with a couple of scratches and dents. But don’t worry. They’re fully functional and then come backed up by Woot’s 90-day warranty.

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HUAWEI Mate Xs 2: specs, price, features, and everything you need to know

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HUAWEI unveiled its next-generation foldable device, the Mate Xs 2, recently. The new foldable from HUAWEI comes with a different form factor than the currently available foldables on the market — it comes with an outward folding display. The Mate Xs 2 packs a lot of features and is certainly a worthy competitor to the likes of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and OPPO Find N. For those looking for a new foldable device with a great screen, premium material, and pro-grade cameras, the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 is an excellent option. Read along and learn everything about the new foldable from HUAWEI.

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2: Display and Design

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Most of the foldables available in the market right now look the same. They feature a small cover screen on the outside with a foldable screen inside. The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 is a breath of fresh air as it brings a form factor that is not seen very often in the foldable market. The Mate Xs 2 sports an outward folding display just like its predecessor — which our own Roland thinks is not a very a wise choice.

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Talking about the display, the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 features a 6.5-inch OLED display that can be unfolded into a 7.8-inch display. The display features a 2480×2200 pixels resolution and supports up to a 120Hz refresh rate. The pixel density is also very high at 424 PPI. HUAWEI says it has added an Anti-reflection Nano Optical Layer on top that keeps the view clear, even in direct sunlight. When unfolded, the Mate Xs 2 is only 5.4mm thick. It is also one of the lightest foldable available, coming in at only 255g.

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One of the concerns of the foldables with an outward folding display is that the screen that folds towards the back of the phone is exposed. This raises a lot of concern as the screen can pick up a lot of scratches. HUAWEI has, however, addressed this concern and is bundling in a protective case in the box with the foldable that covers the ‘back side’ of the screen when it’s folded. When the screen is folded with the case on, you can use the Mate Xs 2 just like any normal Android smartphone. But when you want to use full-screen real estate, you can remove the case and unfold the display.

HUAWEI says that the Xs 2 features an all-new Falcon Wing Hinge. This new mechanism allows the foldable to achieve perfect alignment between the display and hinge, all while improving the durability of the device. The company claims that the Mate Xs 2 is 2.5 times better in terms of drop resistance and 2.8 times better in terms of impact resistance than the last generation Xs. The company says it has been possible thanks to the new hinge mechanism and the advanced MIM steel used to build it.

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2: Cameras

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Moving onto the cameras, the Mate Xs 2 features a triple-camera setup on the back. This setup includes a 50MP primary camera, a 13MP ultra-wide angle lens with 120-degree FoV, and an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. The punch-hole cutout in the front houses the smartphone’s 10.7MP selfie camera. Like HUAWEI’s recent flagship smartphones, the Mate Xs 2 also supports HUAWEI XD Optics technology. HUAWEI says this technology enables the cameras to take in more light, all while improving the level of detail.

Thanks to the foldable featuring an outward folding display, you can use the main cameras of the foldable (in folded mode) to take accurate portrait selfies. The 8MP telephoto lens enables 3x optical zoom, so you can move closer to the object without losing any detail.

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HUAWEI Mate Xs 2: Processor, Battery, and Software

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Despite being a mid-2022 flagship foldable, the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 4G processor instead of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The Snapdragon 888 is, still, a powerful octa-core chipset that features one ARM Cortex-X1 Kryo Prime core clocked at 2.84 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.42GHzm, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz.

Though the Snapdragon 888 will be able to handle all the day-to-day tasks easily, the only downside of this chipset is that it doesn’t support 5G networks. HUAWEI has, however, tried to compensate for the lack of 5G by improving the Wi-Fi wireless connectivity. The Mate Xs 2 is the first smartphone to support tri-band Wi-Fi.

Backing the Mate Xs 2 is a big 4600 mAh battery cell that supports HUAWEI’s 66W SuperCharge technology. The company claims that HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 can be charged from 0-90% in just under 30 minutes. In addition, HUAWEI has added a Graphene Liquid Cooling System to keep the brain of the smartphone running cool. There’s no support for wireless charging, though.

User on a video call on HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Source: HUAWEI

The HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 runs on a specialized version of EMUI 12, which is based on Google’s latest Android 12 operating system. The icons, display, and text adjust automatically when you unfold the screen. Thanks to the big 7.8-inch display, you can also see up to 12 people at once during a video call on the Mate Xs 2. EMUI 12 also enables smart interactions such as split-screen, multi-window, and floating app windows. Like the other HUAWEI devices, no Google apps are present onboard.

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2: Price, Colors, and Availability

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HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 was unveiled in China last month. The company has since confirmed that the device will be available in the international markets starting next month, i.e., June. However, unlike China, where the company launched three variants of the foldable, HUAWEI is bringing only one variant to the global markets.

In Europe, only the 8GB RAM and 512GB internal storage variant will be sold. It will retail at a steep price of €1999 (~£1,700). This is much lower than the price at which Mate X2 was introduced but still higher than the price of Samsung’s foldables (which are available at a price of ~£1,500). The foldable will be available in three colors: White, Black, and Violet.

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Variant Price (China) Price (GBP/EUR)
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8+512GB CNY 11,499 TBA
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What’s in the box?

HUAWEI is one of the few rare companies that still includes some essential accessories, tools, and guides in the box. In addition to the HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 itself, the box comes with a USB Type-C Cable, 66W fast charger, SIM ejection tool, quick start guide, an official case, and a protective film that is pre-applied on the foldable.

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Mate Xs 2 is the latest foldable from HUAWEI. It builds on the legacy that Mate X2 left, and comes with a big 7.8-inch outward-folding OLED display. Other features include a 4,600 mAh battery, 66W charging, 50MP camera sensor, and Android 12. Check out all the deals on the device using the links given below.

HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 Specs

Category HUAWEI Mate Xs 2
Display – Unfolded: 7.8-inches (2480 x 2200 Pixels)
– Folded: 6.5-inches (2480 x 1176 Pixels)
Display Features Foldable OLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 424 PPI
Processor Snapdragon 888 4G
GPU Adreno 660
Memory 8 GB
Storage 512 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256 GB (Nano Memory)
Rear Cameras – Primary: 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF, Laser AF
– Telephoto: 8 MP, f/2.4, 3x optical zoom
– Ultra-wide: 13 MP, f/2.2, 120-degree FoV
Front Camera 10.7 MP, f/2.2
Video Modes 4K @ 30 fps, 1080p HD @ 30/60/120/240/960 fps
Security Pin, Pattern, Password, Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Connectivity Dual-SIM, LTE (No 5G), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.2
Ports USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, No 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Battery 4600 mAh
Wired Charging 66W
Operating System EMUI 12 (Android 12)
Colors White, Black, Violet
Dimensions – Unfolded: 156.5 x 139.3 x 5.4 mm
– Folded: 156.5 x 75.5 x 11.1 mm
Weight 255g
Release date April 28, 2022
Price €1999

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