Help us help others

During a community meetup in 2019, before the entire world got turned upside down by the COVID19 pandemic, we announced our commitment to financially support Linux and open source development as well as to promote open source software whilst contributing to closing the digital gap. I believe we’ve done good on the first portion of […]

Lukasz Erecinski Apr 3. 2021 35

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 30

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

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

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

December Update: The Longest One Yet

Welcome to the last community update of the year. I want to start this month’s update by thanking everyone who helped us make this challenging year a fruitful and successful one. A special thanks goes to the core community team – our mods and admins – who keep the cogs spinning on a daily basis. […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 15. 2020 54

Pine Store Community Pricing & Online Retail Stores

In 2021 you’ll see online retail Pine stores open in Europe, North America and possibly also worldwide at a later stage. Let me start by making one thing clear – the current Pine Store isn’t going away and the pricing in the Pine Store will remain unchanged. You’ll always be able to buy and pre-order […]

Lukasz Erecinski Dec 2. 2020 51

November Update: KDE PinePhone CE And A Peek Into The Future

Welcome to this month’s community update! We’ve got exciting news to share, but before I proceed in doing so I’d like to thank Gamiee, JF, and PizzaLovingNerd for contributing to this blog entry and Clover for the final edits and proof-reading. As the PINE64 device-family grows larger and becomes more diverse, I find myself more […]

Lukasz Erecinski Nov 15. 2020 69

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