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Purism Launches Librem 14, Successor to Security-focused Librem 13 Product Line

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Purism, a security-first hardware and software maker, has launched the Librem 14 laptop for pre-order, the successor to its popular Librem 13 laptop line. The Librem 14 was designed based on Purism’s experience with four generations of Librem 13 laptops along with customer feedback. It retains popular security features such as hardware kill switches to disable the webcam/microphone and WiFi and supports PureBoot, Purism’s high security boot firmware. The laptop comes preloaded with PureOS–Purism’s operating system endorsed by the Free Software Foundation.

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Purism Librem 14 Linux Laptop

  • Purism Unveils the Librem 14 Linux Laptop, Now Available for Pre-Order

    Librem 14 is Purism’s best Linux laptop at the moment, shipping with the same security and software features as the previous Librem 13 laptop, such as hardware kill switches for disabling Wi-Fi, microphone and webcam, PureBoot firmware, and the PureOS distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux.

    But what makes Librem 14 stand out is the gorgeous new 14-inch Full HD 1080p IPS matte display that features a small bezel to make the Linux laptop be almost the same dimensions as the Librem 13.

    Under the hood, the Linux laptop is powered by a 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10710U processor with 6 cores and 12 threads, and up to 32GB DDR4 RAM. It also supports up to two external monitors via HDMI and USB-C, and Gigabit Ethernet with a built-in RJ45 connector.

  • Purism announces privacy-focused Librem 14 Linux laptop

    People are starting to care more about privacy these days, and rightfully so. It feels like we are constantly hearing about data breaches and software vulnerabilities that can lead to spying. While Windows 10 is a great operating system, it does have some intense telemetry that can pass your activity to Microsoft's servers. That is part of the reason so many people are switching to Linux these days.

    If you are switching to Linux for privacy reasons, you have to check out Purism. That company sells computers running a Debian-based Linux distro called "PureOS". These machines have hardware kill-switches for the webcam, microphone, and wireless radios. Today, the company announces the 14-inch Librem 14 Linux laptop. It has a 1080p display and is powered by the hexacore Intel Core i7-10710U processor. It can be configured with up to 32GB of RAM.

  • Librem 14: Security-Focused Linux Laptop Now Available For Pre-Order

    Are you looking for a laptop that respects your privacy and gives high security from cyberattacks? Check out the new privacy, freedom, and security-focused Linux laptop — Librem 14.

    Librem 14 is a new edition and a successor to the Librem 13 laptop line by Purism. Purism is a security-first Linux hardware and software manufacturer that has now opened a pre-order window for Librem 14.

Librem 14 Thoughts From a Librem 13 Early Adopter

  • Librem 14 Thoughts From a Librem 13 Early Adopter

    I’ve been involved with Purism in one way or another since almost the beginning. Originally I found out about Purism and Todd back in 2014 before the end of the original Librem 15 crowdfunding campaign when I reviewed the Librem 15 prototype for Linux Journal Magazine. While the Librem 15 was far too big for my tastes, I was really impressed with Todd and his mission and started helping out a bit behind the scenes with advice (and later on, with early PureOS install tools). When the original Librem 13 campaign was announced, I immediately asked to review it for Linux Journal as it was right up my alley in terms of form factor.

  • Purism Librem 14 Linux laptop available for pre-order for $1199 and up (ships this fall)

    Linux laptop maker Purism is introducing its first model with a 14 inch display. But the new Purism Librem 14 is actually the same size as the older Librem 13 that it replaces. The company managed to fit a bigger screen into the same body by reducing the size of the bezels around the screen.

    The new laptop is also is also getting a spec bump, while retaining the privacy and security features that help set Purism’s laptops apart.

    The Purism Librem 14 is up for pre-order today with early bird prices starting at $1199, and the laptop is expected to begin shipping to customers early in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Purism reveal their powerful privacy-focused Librem 14 laptop

  • Purism reveal their powerful privacy-focused Librem 14 laptop

    If you're after a laptop that's both powerful and privacy respecting, you may want to take a look over at Purism with their newly launched Librem 14 laptop. Purism say it's the first 14" laptop designed to protect your digital life.

    Acting as the successor to the Librem 13 and now available to pre-order, Purism mentioned that it's been designed based on their experience with the older model along with plenty of customer feedback. While it has a slightly bigger screen, that's definitely not all, it's actually quite the little powerhouse.

Purism’s Ultra-Secure Linux Machine is Now Available

Purism Launches Librem 14 Security-Focused Linux Laptop

  • Purism Launches Librem 14 Security-Focused Linux Laptop

    If you're not a fan of Windows 10 or Apple's decision to transition to ARM-based laptops has you less than excited, Purism has a laptop you may want to consider instead.

    Purism is a company setup to produce "freedom respecting, privacy protecting, and security focused products," and its latest product to deliver on that promise is the Librem 14 laptop. Launched this week, the Librem 14 builds on the previous success of the Librem 13 by using a 14-inch 1080p IPS panel, but managing to fit it into the same footprint of the Librem 13 chassis thanks to smaller bezels.

Linux-driven Comet Lake laptop offers security features

  • Linux-driven Comet Lake laptop offers security features and dual 4K display support

    Purism’s 14-inch, $1,199 and up “Librem 14” laptop runs the Linux-based, security-enhanced PureOS on a hexa-core Comet Lake-S and offers dual NVMe-ready M.2 slots plus dual 4K displays via HDMI and DP/USB Type-C.

    Purism has replaced its earlier, 13-inch Librem 13 laptop with a 14-inch Librem 14 model. Thanks to a smaller bezel, the 322 x 220 x 17mm laptop has a nearly identical form factor. The system is available for pre-order starting at $1,199 early bird pricing, with shipments due in early Q4 2020.

Purism Presents Privacy-Focused “Librem 14” Linux Laptop

  • Purism Presents Privacy-Focused “Librem 14” Linux Laptop

    Purism, the San Francisco-based computer hardware, and software company that focuses on security, privacy, and user freedom, has presented the Librem 14. This is a 14-inch screen laptop featuring hardware kill switches that enable the user to be 100% sure that the camera, microphone, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth are indeed switched off. In addition to this, the Librem 14 has the Intel Management engine disabled and neutralized, while all unneeded firmware is also disabled or stripped out. In the area of protecting the user against hardware tampering, there’s the Librem Key that performs a series of checks upon boot, and the PureBoot that makes tampering a lot harder. The laptop is photographed upon shipping, and an image is included as proof for the recipient.

Purism Librem 14 brings its privacy-focused hardware kill switch

  • Purism Librem 14 brings its privacy-focused hardware kill switches to a new Comet Lake U Linux-based laptop

    Purism has rolled out its latest privacy-focused laptop. The sleek looking device comes with the promise that it has been designed “chip-by-chip, line-by-line, to respect your rights to privacy, security and freedom.” In a world where every company wants a slice of your data, it is a sales pitch that certainly offers some appeal. It further backs up on its promise with hardware kill switches that physically disconnect the camera and mic, or wireless and Bluetooth, helping to further set it apart from the competition.

    The Purism 14 comes pre-installed with PureOS, a custom enhanced privacy and security focused version of GNU/Linux with FSF (Free Software Foundation) accreditation. The company has built in better security defaults, HTTPS wherever it can be implemented, ad blocking, tracking protection and Apparmor sandboxed debs and Flatpak. It also works with its PureBoot and Librem key that detects software and hardware tampering, sold separately.

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