January Update: More News

Welcome to the first update of the year. The year just began but much has already happened. These past 2 weeks saw the release of the highly anticipated PinePhone keyboard case and the PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition. And there is more good news: the PineNote’s e-paper display now works, and is now available for purchase […]

33YN2 Jan 15. 2022 16

PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders open January 11

We initially hoped to open PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders earlier this month, but the factory encountered minor problems which had to be resolved prior to production starting. Such hiccups are common and expected, and normally a ten-day delay isn’t a major problem. However, with the Chinese New Year starting on February 1st the January […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jan 11. 2022 8

Happy New Year, the keyboard and cases are here!

The PinePhone & PinePhone Pro keyboard case and add-on cases are now available in the Pine Store! Go to store About the keyboard case The keyboard case works with both the PinePhone and PinePhone Pro and features a clam-shell design. It uses pogo pins located on the phone’s midsection and attaches by replacing the default […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 31. 2021 28

PinePhone community poll

People pick up a PinePhone for the freedom to choose an operating system, to enjoy privacy by default, and to truly own the device they purchase. From the moment a PinePhone departs from our warehouse we no longer have any insight into what happens to it. I frequently get asked questions about PinePhone’s user base, […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 29. 2021 203

December update: a year in review

Seasonal greetings from the PINE64 community team! In the last community update of 2021 we’ll take a look at progress made this year and discuss potential avenues to explore in 2022.  As far as news is concerned, we are happy to let you know that the PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition and PinePhone Pro keyboard production […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 15. 2021 16

November update: first impressions

Is it truly November already? Is it just me, or is this year flying by at warp speed? This month’s update focuses on initial impressions of the PinePhone Pro and production keyboard. We’re also going to take a look at the SOQuartz Blade hostboard and discuss InfiniTime 1.7 release.  But before we get into it; […]

Lukasz Erecinski Nov 15. 2021 11

October Update Follow-up

Happy Halloween! As promised earlier this month, here is the follow-up to the October community update. Some of the topics I’ll touch upon will be covered in more detail in November. I’ll keep this one brief.  Housekeeping  PineTalk discussed the PinePhone Pro in last week’s episode. At the time of writing, it is the most […]

Lukasz Erecinski Oct 29. 2021 10

How “Meet the PinePhone Pro” was made

As PINE64‘s flagship mainline GNU/Linux smartphone, the PinePhone Pro, was about to be announced, a trailer and some nice renderings showcasing the phone and its features had to be produced. The groundwork for the trailer was started in February 2021 and took all the way up to a few days before the trailer was released […]

Vincent the Cat Oct 27. 2021 8

October Update: Introducing the PinePhone Pro

Welcome to what will likely be remembered as the most important community update of 2021. Today we’re introducing the PinePhone Pro and announcing that both PinePhone Pro and PineNote pre-orders are now open to developers. I am well aware that this announcement will overshadow everything else that I may wish to report on, so I […]

Lukasz Erecinski Oct 15. 2021 39

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