Category: Smartphone

LG will open the source code of their phones? [Petition]
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LG will open the source code of their phones? [Petition]

A petition addressed to LG appeared on the change.org website. LG is likely to shut down their smartphone division. The petitioner, Daniel Mazurkiweicz, asks to open the source code of LG phones. https://www.change.org/p/lg-electronics-lg-to-open-source-their-phones-as-they-are-shutting-down-production-for-good Sooner or later LG phones will loose support from LG (as LG is completely shutting down mobile branch of their corp), so

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Pinephone with Mobian is the last of the Community Edition series!
Smartphone

Phosh 0.10.0 has been released: detailed list of changes:

Phosh 0.10.0 has been released. Besides plenty of fixes Phosh can now be a #geoclue agent (so location services can work) and has support for reboot/shutdown dialogs (which are used when e.g. gnome-software wants to reboot or when you shut down the system from the menu). See the full changelog below. [ Guido Günther ]

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How to Add a Custom Background Phosh?
How-to

How to Add a Custom Background in Phosh?

Phosh is one of the most popular graphical shells for mobile touch devices. It was created as a graphic shell in Purism’s Librem 5. Phosh can also be found in Pinephone with Mobian, postmarketOS or Manjaro. How to Add a Custom Background in Phosh (lock-screen and app-grid)? Just create a file (remember to change the

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Manjaro ARM Beta7 with Phosh for PinePhone
Smartphone

Manjaro ARM Beta7 with Phosh for PinePhone

Manjaro developers announced the release of a new version of Manjaro ARM Beta with Phosh for PinePhone. This image is running the 5.11 kernel from Megi 1, which is designed for the PinePhone. Features: Firefox uses a dedicated configuration and plays videos on Youtube pretty well Camera app with access to back and front camera,

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Manjaro ARM Beta2 with Plasma-Mobile for PinePhone
Smartphone

Manjaro ARM Beta2 with Plasma-Mobile for PinePhone

Manjaro developers announced the release of a new version of Manjaro ARM Beta2 with Plasma-Mobile for PinePhone. This image uses kernel 5.10.7 optimized for the Pinephone (megi 30) The new desktop version features KDE Frameworks 5.78.0, snapshots of Plasma 5.20.5 and latest versions of plasma-mobile- and mauikit-apps in our dedicated [mobile] overlay repo.Preinstalled apps include

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Pine64 announced the pre-order date of PinePhone BETA
Hardware

Pine64 announced the pre-order date of PinePhone BETA

Pine64 has just announced that the PinePhone BETA Edition pre-orders will start on March 24. The PinePhone BETA Edition is powered by KDE Plasma Mobile and Manjaro Linux. To learn more about the BETA Edition please read the February Community Update.  PinePhone BETA Edition will be available in two hardware configurations: Both configurations include the

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Manjaro with Plasma Mobile will be the default OS on Pinephone
Smartphone

Manjaro with Plasma Mobile will be the default OS on Pinephone

Manjaro with Plasma Mobile will be the default OS on Pinephone. Pinephone with Mobian was the last in the Community Edition series. Today, February 15, 2021. Pine64 announced that the PinePhone will ship with Plasma Mobile on a Manjaro ARM base from this point on. We have a long-standing relationship with Manjaro and KDE Community,

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Plasma Mobile restart oFono
Smartphone

How to restart calls and texts in Plasma Mobile on Pinehone?

Even though Plasma Mobile on Pinephone is getting better and better, bugs can still happen. One of them is the loss of connection with the modem and thus the inability to make / receive a call and handle text messages. How can I use the modem again? One solution is to restart the entire OS,

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Pinephone with Mobian is the last of the Community Edition series!
Hardware

Pinephone with Mobian is the last of the Community Edition series!

Pinephone with Mobian is the last of the Community Edition series! In mid-February, we’ll probably find out what the default operating system will be on the Pine64 Pinephone. We also remind you that all Pinephones CE Mobian with Convergence Package and 3GB ram were sold out very quickly. In the Pine64 store you can still

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Pinephones CE Mobian with Convergence Package - SOLD OUT
Hardware

Pinephones CE Mobian with Convergence Package – SOLD OUT

All Pinephones CE Mobian with Convergence Package and 3GB ram were sold out very quickly. In the Pine64 store you can still buy a version without the Convergence Pack and with 2GB of RAM (a few left). If someone wanted to buy this unique phone, they would have to do well. To learn more about

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Manjaro ARM Beta17 with Phosh for PinePhone released

Manjaro ARM Beta17 with Phosh for PinePhone released

Manjaro ARM Beta17 with Phosh for PinePhone released. Most Gnome applications got updated to 40.5. This image is running the 5.14 kernel from Megi, which is designed for the PinePhone. Features: Firefox uses a dedicated configuration and plays videos on Youtube pretty well Camera app with access to back and front camera, including autofocus Auto-Rotate

PinePhonePro with Rockchip RK3399 is coming

PinePhonePro with Rockchip RK3399 is coming

Now everything is clear – PinePhone Pro will be available soon. It’s faster and more efficient than its predecessor, the PinePhone, which Pine64 says will not disappear from the store. A few days ago, Pine64 posted a video that only showed that a new device would probably be coming soon. pic.twitter.com/jHBni6cuvF— PINE64 (@thepine64) October 8,

Extension cases for PinePhone are (almost) ready

Wireless charging and fingerprint reading cases are ready but for PinePhone keyboard we will need to wait a bit more time. Lately, PinePhone keyboard has been through some last minute software changing. Unfortunatly, due to last minute changes made to the firmware, the factory test software (a custom build of postmarketOS by Martijn Braam) no