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No More Google

Privacy-friendly alternatives to Google products โค๏ธ

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Pieter Levels
Maker
Hi Hunters! ๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿค”I built this today quickly after waking up and seeing all the recent uproar about Google and their user-unfriendly behavior. I think big companies deserve pushback when they're going in a way that's not in the user's interest, and we as the (paying) users, have a democratic say by using their products or not. If we want to stop using their products, we need to know good alternatives though. Luckily they exist. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพThere's lots of indie and user-friendly alternatives to Google products now and this is a real-time publicly editable list where you can find them. Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜„ and let me know what you think and what alternatives to add!
Jason Safaiyeh
@levelsio What is the alternative to Android? I do not think Apple is any better.
Marko Saric
@levelsio @safaiyeh https://lineageos.org/ is worth a look
Nicholas Gurney
@levelsio @safaiyeh I believe that depends what your definition of "better" is. As far as privacy goes, Apple is night and day better than Android. I won't say they are perfect, but I'd never risk my personal information on an Android device.
Matthias Pfau
@levelsio I'd suggest to add Tutanota - it's a fully encrypted mail service that unlike Gmail respects uers' privacy. Here are more ideas for privacy-first alternatives: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/how-to-leave-google-gmail
devarsh ruparelia
@levelsio this is a great list. You can also add Privacy.com - a tool that allows one to pay with burner cards online (works only in United States) as an alternative for Google Pay. Thank you for making this ๐Ÿ‘
Konstantin BIFERT
@levelsio @safaiyeh @gurneykid Apple is safer than Android ? Nice joke. Thanks !
Vanessa Castaรฑeda
@levelsio @safaiyeh You used to be able to root your phone and install Cyanogenmod. That team stopped supporting the OS. LineageOS is the latest open-source OS for cell phones.
keyul
Need alternative for Android YouTube Google Photos Google home Google Keep
Jemshit Iskenderov
@keyul Android is open source OS. And there are also custom ROMs built open source which you can install after rooting phone (if you dont like what HTC, Samsung, LG.. puts in phone). Since it is open source and built on linux, you know what can happen and what not. But iOS is black box.
Furkan Tunalฤฑ
I don't think Backblaze is a Google Drive contestant. It's more about backing up your whole computer. Google Drive is more about backing up specific things and sharing/collaborating on them efficiently with additional services (Docs etc.). Dropbox might be the only similar match there.
Joey Tawadrous
Why does this product say 'featured in 11 hours'? And it's not on the Product Hunt homepage either! What's going on ๐Ÿ˜† Also, great idea btw! ๐Ÿ˜‰
Andrey ๏ฃฟ Azimov
Great idea! It seems like a big trend right now to get rid of some of Google Products. Can you please add a separate category for Google Docs, Google Sheets? Google Sheets: - Airtable 2.0 - Coda - Quip 3.0 Google Docs: - Notion 2.0 - Quip 3.0 - Workflowy
Gary Fung
@andreyazimov @levelsio And for Google Chrome: - WonderSwipe: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/wonderswipe Why settle with just blocking ads? Avoid trackers and time wasted on loading heavy webpages, while at it.
Loukman Nacik
Try to find another domain name, you will get an email from google legal department very soon ๐Ÿ˜„
James Robey
@loukmannacik it's fine because parodies are allowed under copyright law, people generally won't confuse it with google itself.
San Kumar
A great feature would be the pros and cons of each product compared to the Google product. I mean sure Zoho sheets is an alternative to Google sheets but why is it more privacy friendly? Even a one line summary of their privacy policy and why the suggested alternative is better would make this site very useful.
Manรฉ Karen
Hmm, i need to explore this
Roland Clifford
I think bad Idea...
Padoq
Fantastic Product. The more privacy and user data comes under attack, the more we need folks like yourself to keep innovating like this- well done @levelsio ! ๐Ÿ™Œ
Ilfred Ivner
Google Play Store - F-Droid (Open Source Apps): f-droid.org - YALP STORE (free access to Play Store Apps): https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.github.yeriomin.yalpstore/ Google Maps - OsmAnd (+Offline Maps): https://osmand.net GMail - K9Mail: https://k9mail.github.io/ Source: https://wiki.systemli.org/howto/android/setup
Igityan Hayarpy
what alternatives are they? do they provide same efficiency?
Raz Karmi
Great stuff!!! Just added Dashlane to the Google chrome passwords section
lichnosam
origo is PRIVACY
Lars Janssen
Great idea! ๐Ÿ˜„ If more data is added it will obviously be more useful!
shanmukha vihari
hey! i guess it would be more intuitive if the categories are arranged in boxes. like rows and columns rather than just a single column.
NaveenKumar Namachivayam
If you are in internet, no more privacy. Period.
Aazar Ali Shad
Love it! Thanks @pieter!!
Edison Espinosa
Can we pleaseee get a No More Facebook as well.
AnnabelDepperschmidt
how about a No More Facebook ๐Ÿ˜„
Alain Ekambi
@annabeldeppersc We ve been working on a more privacy friendly alternative. Should be out soon ๐Ÿ˜‰
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