iOS Alternatives

    iOS is described as 'mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware. It is the operating system that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch' and is a well-known app in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 10 alternatives to iOS for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Android Tablet and iPhone. The best alternative is Ubuntu Touch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iOS are Android (Free, Open Source), LineageOS (Free, Open Source), /e/ (Free, Open Source) and Replicant (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      QtMoko is debian distribution for Linux based SmartPhones, like Openmoko Freerunner and Goldelico's GTA04 phone. Phone and user interface is based on QT Extendeded formerly known as Qtopia..


      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v58, released in December 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    1. Project Sandcastle: Android for the iPhone Where sandboxes set limits and boundaries, sandcastles provide an opportunity to create something new from the limitless bounds of your imagination. Project Sandcastle is about building something new on the silicon of your hardware.
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    2. Custom ROM Redefined!.
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