We are upgrading the #PINE64 cluster to make it more reliable and easier to maintain remotely.
Scheduled downtime 12 Sept. at 11 AM CET (5/6AM CDT/EDT).
Services will be offline no longer than 5hrs.
Pine Store will remain operational.
New Pine Store (WIP pictures) with more payment options (Stripe) being built. We are, however, struggling with crypto payments (@BTCPayServer), since we haven't received a response from
Bitstamp as of today. We won't use Kraken - their form requires disclosure of private info.
We're happy to share a few pictures of a #Pinecil prototype!
The Pinecil is our upcoming ~$25 RISC-V based soldering iron, powered via USB-C or the barrel plug.
You can learn more about it in the latest community update: https://www.pine64.org/2020/08/15/august-update-getting-into-a-rhythm-and-not-slowing-down/
We're proud to announce that we're now an ARM Ecosystem Partner!
More news on the subject (including a collaboration with @ArmSoftwareDev@twitter.com) coming in the near future.
Thanks to the work of Samuel Holland, crust advanced power management is now capable of running the #PinePhone for 100hrs in idle without the modem (approximately 110mW). With modem on, we should get 40% battery run-time increase (to approx 24 hrs).
Coming to your distro of choice soon!
Buy now and have it shipped soon. NB. DHL shipments only.
We now have our own Matrix homeserver, and it is running on #RockPro64 hardware just like the rest of our online infrastructure! All our discussion/support channels have been moved to it as their main address.
Did I also mention it's open for user registration? 😊
You've waited long enough. The PineTab preorders are now open!
The Pine64 forum (https://forum.pine64.org/) has now moved to its new home on our cluster, but the change may not have made it to your DNS server yet.
If you see the banner shown below, you are on the now active forum! If you see a message about read-only mode, DNS has not updated for you yet.
We're now in the midst of our transition to hosting all infrastructure on the #RockPro64 Cluster!
- Wiki (https://wiki.pine64.org) is now live from the cluster.
- Forum (https://forum.pine64.org) will begin its transition at 6pm UTC on June 9th. It will be in read-only mode until the transition is complete.
- Main Site (https://pine64.org) comments are already disabled, as it will be moved immediately after the forum.
Another #PinebookPro issue from the factory. 🤦♂️
If your newly arrived PBP will not boot, try booting from SD.
If it boots from SD, you may need to flip the "eMMC disable" switch in order for normal boot.
See our wiki for how to find and flip the switch: https://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pinebook_Pro#Accessing_the_Internals_-_Disassembly_and_Reassembly
Everyone receiving their #PinebookPro laptops:
It appears that the factory has left the WiFi privacy switches turned ON. (WiFi disabled) 🤦♂️
To enable WiFi you'll need to disengage the privacy switch: https://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pinebook_Pro#Privacy_Switches
Our biggest ever production run of @PinebookPro is about to start shipping! Let's see how much everyone enjoys the @ManjaroARM build preinstalled on them. :)
The #PinePhone UBports Community Edition will be available for some time yet, but if you want your unit to ship this month, then place your order before the coming weekend. Just putting it out there for those on the fence so no one complains later :)
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