November Update: Tune(d) in

We’ve got three key hardware availability announcements this month: for the PineBuds Pro, the Ox64 and Star64, all of which ought to be available in the coming weeks. However, reading this update I’d like you to keep in mind that Chinese factories and logistics are currently experiencing significant restrictions due to the zero-COVID policy. This […]

Lukasz Erecinski Nov 15. 2022 6

October update: An Ox, no bull

I hope that the good news and all the announcements of this month will make up for the much delayed publication date – which is something I sincerely apologize for. This month we’re announcing the Ox64 – a sub $10 Linux capable single board computer, we are bringing you news that both the Star64 and […]

Lukasz Erecinski Oct 15. 2022 22

August update: RISC and reward

This month we take a close look at the Star64, check out PineBuds (Pro) progress and discuss the Pinecil V2. I also come bearing good news concerning the PinePhone Pro, which has seen a small but significant hardware redesign and some important software updates.     Let’s get into it. You can watch the synopsis of this […]

Lukasz Erecinski Aug 28. 2022 33

July Update: A Pinecil Evolved

Welcome to the July community update – I hope you’re staying cool in the heatwave. This month we’re introducing the Pinecil V2  – an evolution of the original Pinecil – and taking a closer look at the Star64 RISC-V SBC. We also discuss Quartz64’s development progress, the PineBuds and receive an update on PineTime and […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jul 28. 2022 24

June Update: Who likes RISC-V?

This month we reveal that we are working on a powerful and affordable RISC-V single board computer, discuss PineNote’s huge software improvements and provide updates on PinePhone, PinePhone Pro and Pinebook Pro’s availability. I am also taking the opportunity to let you know that, after 6 years of holding PINE64’s community manager post, I’ll be […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jun 28. 2022 299

May Update: Worth The Wait

Hello everyone! This month we’re announcing production of the Pinebook Pro resuming and introduction of Quartz64 model-B. I had an opportunity to meet with TL earlier this month, and got some ear-on time with the Pinebuds, so I dedicated a section to my early impressions from the time spent with the prototype. This update also […]

Lukasz Erecinski May 31. 2022 22

April update: no more unicorns

This month’s update is packed to the brink with news: the product team is negotiating restarting Pinebook Pro production, QuartzPro64 will be heavily subsidized and developer sign-ups are now open, we’re introducing the PineSound project, and PinePower power supplies will be making a return to the Pine Store soon. I cannot recall the last time […]

Lukasz Erecinski Apr 15. 2022 30

Introducing the PineBuds and PinePod. Seriously.

People are frequently asking us to create more mainstream devices such as an inkjet printer or a microwave, and for a good reason. Complex open devices such as the PinePhone are both exciting and fun, but they also aren’t for everyone. Or putting it inversely, they are for a very particular group of people. In […]

Lukasz Erecinski Apr 1. 2022 38

March Update: Introducing the QuartzPro64

This month we’re announcing the QuartzPro64 – a new single-board computer based on Rockchip’s powerful RK3588 SoC. This is our first Pro-grade SBC since the introduction of the ROCKPRo64, and I believe it to be a worthy successor to the much revered Pro lineup. I am also happy to let you know that the Quartz64 […]

Lukasz Erecinski Mar 15. 2022 29

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