Invitation to Play Along

Image from: Дмитрий Куртуков – Keyboard for PinePhone We are currently in talks with a number of hardware vendors regarding a Nokia N900-style, slide-out-design keyboard for the PinePhone. They’ll have to produce mock-ups or prototypes for us to consider in the next few weeks. The requirements specify that the new device needs to: Interface with […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jul 29. 2020 47

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

June Update: postmarketOS CE PinePhone, Shipping & PINE64 Cluster

Hello everyone! It has been a really busy time for us here at PINE64 as we’re working hard to deliver outstanding PinePhone UBports Community Edition and Pinebook Pro shipments. The big news of this month is that we’re excited to announce that a postmarketOS Community Edition PinePhone will be available for pre-order early next month.  […]

Lukasz Erecinski Jun 15. 2020 117

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 25

May Update: PineTab pre-orders, PinePhone Qi charging & more!

With the PinePhone and Pinebook Pro production well under way and shipping in just a few days time, we’ll now be turning our attention to the other projects we have in the pipeline. There is a fair bit of material to cover this month – the main piece of news, however, is that we’ll be […]

Lukasz Erecinski May 15. 2020 129

April Update: CE & FCC, Software Update and DIY Router?

I hope and trust this update finds everyone well. Production in China is picking up pace and we expect to start shipping the Pinebook Pro with Manjaro and PinePhone UBports Community edition next month. I am happy to report that, for the time being, everything is proceeding  smoothly and we’re on track to ship devices […]

Lukasz Erecinski Apr 15. 2020 135

PinePhone UBports Community Edition Pre-Orders Now Open

PinePhone UBports Community Edition mock-up; final product may differ in appearance. I am proud to announce that the PinePhone UBports Community Edition is now available for pre-order with an estimated shipping date of late-May, 2020. Community editions are meant to bring exposure to partner-projects operating systems and communities, as well as help finance ongoing development.  […]

Lukasz Erecinski Apr 2. 2020 44

March Update: Manjaro on Pinebook Pro & PinePhone Software

COVID-19 recovery in China is underway and factory work is slowly returning back to normal. This is good news, and we hope to have a constant stream of updates for you in the coming weeks. That said, we’re taking it one step at a time, since factories are still at 20% of the normal manufacturing […]

Lukasz Erecinski Mar 15. 2020 70

February Update: Post CNY and FOSDEM Status Report

Nemo Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on the PinePhone at FOSDEM 2020 A lot has happened in the past month. PinePhones have finally begun arriving in the hands of their owners, we had a great showing at FOSDEM, and new hardware was announced. If you haven’t yet read my post about our trip to FOSDEM and […]

Lukasz Erecinski Feb 15. 2020 54

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