Beta Edition Pre-Orders

I am pleased to announce that pre-orders for the PinePhone BETA Edition will open on March 24. The PinePhone BETA Edition is powered by KDE Plasma Mobile and Manjaro Linux. To learn more about the BETA Edition please read the March Community Update.  PinePhone BETA Edition will be made available in two hardware configurations: $149 […]

Lukasz Erecinski Mar 19. 2021 48

The Dual-Screen Pinebook Pro

In this project, I’ll turn my Pinebook Pro into a portable multi-monitor Linux laptop and show you how to do the same. Introduction In this post, I’ll share how I turned my Pinebook Pro into a dual-screen Linux laptop. It’s a rather inexpensive upgrade, and what parts I didn’t personally have on hand I was able to […]

Robbie Ferguson Mar 19. 2021 6

March Update: Status Report

Welcome to this month’s community update. We’re now facing one of the most challenging electronics manufacturing circumstances in years, and possibly even in all of electronics history. Despite this, I’ve got some good news to relay this month, including a Quartz64 pilot production-run, SOEdge being available next month and plenty of community news. Last minute […]

Lukasz Erecinski Mar 15. 2021 31

RISC-V SBC Riddle

The riddle has been solved by DALTON. I’ll be contacting the winner in the coming days. Thank you to everyone who played along! The correct answer is: PINEONE In the event you’re interested, you can learn more about this and previous riddles here. It is time for a bit of community fun. Below you’ll find […]

Lukasz Erecinski Mar 9. 2021 179

February Update: Show and Tell

Welcome to this month’s community update. As many of you know, we have now entered the Chinese New Year (CNY) period, which means that all manufacturing and related business activities have ground to a halt. It is always a mad rush to complete ongoing work prior to CNY, but now that the festive period is […]

Lukasz Erecinski Feb 15. 2021 88

The end of Community Editions

Today marks the end of the PinePhone Community Edition scheme. On behalf of myself, the Pine Store crew and the entire PINE64 community I’d like to thank the UBports Foundation, the postmarketOS project, Manjaro Linux, KDE e.V as well as the Mobian project for participating in bringing the PinePhone to tens of thousands of FOSS […]

Lukasz Erecinski Feb 2. 2021 62

Mobian Community Edition

Mobian Community Edition (CE) PinePhones are now available for pre-order in the Pine Store. This edition of the PinePhone ships with Mobian, a Debian-based Linux distribution tailored to run on smartphones. The project came to life on our platform and has now grown to become one of the community favorites.   To learn more about the […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jan 17. 2021 44

January Update: Happy New Gear!

Happy New Year everyone! Let us all hope that the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 virus are now waning and that more aspects of our lives will return to normal soon.  We start this year with announcing the last community edition of the PinePhone, an update on the Quartz64 single board computers, and with […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jan 15. 2021 87

I owe you a riddle

The riddle has been solved and we’ll be contacting the winner in the coming days. The comments section has now been locked until January. Thank you to everyone who played along! The correct answer is: QUARTZ64 In the event you’re interested, you can learn more about the riddle here. In the November Community Update I […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 18. 2020 139

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