The PinePhone Pro began shipping to developers earlier this month. And soon it’ll be available for anyone to purchase. Pine64 has announced that it will begin taking orders for the $399 Linux-friendly smartphone in late December or early January. First announced in October, the PinePhone Pro is a smartphone with a 6 inch HD+ display, […]
The first developer units of its PinePhone Pro and PineNote have shipped. The PinePhone Pro was announced earlier this year as a successor to the free and open OS-friendly PinePhone that went on sale in 2019. The PineNote is also designed to run free and open source software, but instead of a phone it’s an […]
It can be easy to forget that you granted an app permission to track your location or access your local storage if it’s an app you use infrequently. So Google introduced a feature with Android 12 that will automatically revoke permissions for apps you haven’t launched in a while. You can always grant permissions again […]
Pine64 has been working on an official keyboard accessory for the PinePhone for most of the year. It’s gone through multiple hardware revisions in that time, but it’s finally almost ready to ship and you’ll be able to order for $50 starting next month. For that price, you can effectively turn Pine64’s Linux-friendly smartphone into a […]
There’s been a lot of activity in the mobile Linux space recently, and it’s been a while since I’ve done a Linux Smartphone News Roundup, so let’s take a look at some recent developments from the folks working to make free and open source software alternatives to Android and iOS. Phosh 0.14 released [Phosh] Phosh […]
The PinePhone Pro is a $399 smartphone that looks nearly identical to Pine64’s original Linux-friendly phone, but it has a significantly faster processor, more memory and storage, better cameras, and faster WiFi, among other improvements.