On Wed, Nov 11, 2020 at 08:39:44AM -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
Ar 11/10/20 7:18 PM, scríobh Kevin Fenzi:
> I guess I can look at matrix again, but at the time (a year or two ago?)
> the client was not great,
They've redone the official client, the old one was called Riot, the new one
is called Element. There's many other clients too that are native like
Quaternion, nheko (Qt), Spectral and Mirage (qml), and Fractal (GTK).
Yeah, there do seem more clients now.
> the android client kept sending back and forth
> and ran my battery down quickly due to this polling.
Did you install it from f-droid? The f-droid one doesn't use Google play
services so it needs that polling set up (which *any* client not using
Google play services would need.) The Google Play client uses Google play
and doesn't wear down your battery (I have used both and learned from
Yes. My phone is de-googled, so I am sure I installed from f-droid. :)