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If you missed the live stream, we had a little WebSocket chat via Site.js running on a $150 PinePhone. You can watch the recording here:

#SmallWeb #SmallTech #SiteJS #PinePhone #WebSocket #NodeJS #ARM64

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@ubports CE are now available. Once they're sold we will donate the remaining money to the UBports Foundation and close the UBCE campaign.

Buy now and have it shipped soon. NB. DHL shipments only.

@caskd We don't really announce these dates ahead of time, because they're very subject to change (especially in the current world climate). It will likely be in a month or two.

@GreyLinux We haven't gone anywhere. 😊

Real answer: The main individual (me) behind this account has been busy with other projects, and so this account has been a bit less active.

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@jrc03c Project Fi WiFi calling definitely won't work (for now), but the is known to work on any of the four traditional carriers (or resellers for them).

A caveat to that is that VoLTE calling on Verizon (and Sprint?) may not be working at this time.

@ProtoDrew It's possible you can find it, but I don't know where -- it's a 4 lane MIPI interface

@hund @Horizon_Innovations

Yes and no. Schematics are public, board layout files are not.

@self Preorders open in a couple weeks, and likely will ship in September.

@kai As long as you flashed the image to the card correctly (used something like dd or Etcher and didn't forget to extract from archive file), it should just boot.

@Big_Diggity @jeffalyanak

Basically any carrier (GSM or CDMA) worldwide should be compatible on a technical basis, but sometimes carriers don't allow unapproved devices, though this has proven to be less of an issue than initially feared.

@seven They're both RISC architectures. That's about all they have in common. To claim they are the same is kind of like saying that coffee and tea are the same thing because they both come from plant material.

@iks They're a bit clackier than many other modern laptops with their super low travel keys, but they're not especially loud.

We'd like to welcome Apple to the world of ARM-based laptops. You're a couple years late to the party, though, but better now than never? πŸ˜‰


Ooh, time for some friendly competition! 😊

Pinebook Pro (RK3399, on Cortex A72 @ 2.0):

@Batcastle It will likely be a month or two. We currently have several products in the process of shipping, and need to clear that up before taking more orders.

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