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pine64: this phone is only for developers and testers, don't buy unless you know what you're doing

random user: buys it and call it "the worst device" despite the warning in bright red

@danct12 and here I sit, unable to ever find anything in stock when I check the store. Thinking about how many people have devices from @PINE64 laying around unused is frustrating.

@jawsh
FYI on the Pine64 forum, I've seen more Pinephones for sale lately.
@PINE64 @danct12

@normandc @PINE64 @danct12 I'm sure there are some for sale in the forums but that involves trusting random people on the internet, which I'm not willing to do. At least not now while money has been so tight. Hoping the Pine store will have some stock in soon while I have some play funds.

@jawsh
I can understand your position. I'm guessing you're following @PINE64 so you may have seen their announcement about device availability two days ago. There should also be the March blog update next week.
@PINE64 @danct12

@danct12 I'd pretty much be happy with a non-corporate portable cellular modem. Bonus points if it can handle cellphone calls & text messages. Double points if it has a good-enough camera, gps and other traditional sensors. 🤷‍♂️

@danct12 after almost two weeks, mine is starting to work really well. Calls and SMS work both ways. I love the Wi-Fi disconnect while sleeping function. I found myself unconsciously starting to set it up like a miniature outboard version of my desktop. Deleting pre-installed software and installing stuff I know and love... 😎👌

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