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 79

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

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

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

September Update: Let it sink in…

We have been fortunate to welcome many new members into our ranks over the past 30 days. This is in large part due to the continued interest in the Pinebook Pro and PineTab, which have just shipped, as well as the ongoing massive demand for the PinePhone. By my estimate, come December we will have […]

Lukasz Erecinski Sep 15. 2020 37

August update: getting into a rhythm and not slowing down

elementary OS 6 Odin on Pinebook Pro – image via Alan Pope I am currently traveling and have a limited amount of time to write, so I’d like to apologize in advance for not covering all topics and not answering outstanding answering questions that some of you are waiting to hear about. I also had […]

Lukasz Erecinski Aug 15. 2020 34

Pinebook Pro pre-orders open with shipping in August 2020.

Hello everyone, I’m sure many of you will be happy to hear that the next round of Pinebook Pro pre-orders have now opened. This production-run is expected to ship in late August, 2020. Both ISO and ANSI keyboards are available. If the Pinebook Pro is something you’ve been waiting for,  then click the button below. […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jul 20. 2020 18

July Update: biggest update in months!

I cannot remember the last time I had this much to report. With so many announcements and highlights, I ran out of time and didn’t cover a handful of topics that happened this month. If I find the time, I’ll make a complimentary post later this month to cover the outstanding topics. Before we get […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jul 15. 2020 121

Welcome New Community Members!

With thousands of Pinebook Pro laptops and PinePhone smartphones shipping in the next days and weeks, I felt that a short introductory blog post aimed at newcomers was in order. To this end, the primary purpose of this entry is to give you an overview of all the resources at your disposal.  Shipping Information and […]

Lukasz Erecinski May 28. 2020 23

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