A new release of for @PINE64 is available!

Version 0.8.2 brings a nice music player (by @adampigg), a paint application, manual validation of the upgraded firmware, a new application menu and many other improvements and fixes!

Is this a necessary scenario for PineTime (that firmware also contains "apps")? Or is it something specific tp your firmware? That is, can PineTime support watch OS's of a more traditional, malleable sense?

@ivanrancic While not impossible, implementing dynamically loadable and runnable apps is much more complex than building a monolithic firmware like InfiniTime. Don't forget that PineTime runs on a small MCU (64Mhz, 64KB RAM) and that we cannot run Linux or any other traditional OS that provides support for "dynamic" apps :)

We were talking about this yesterday in the community chat, and I'm sure someone will come with an idea to add support for apps in PineTime firmwares sooner or later !

I see. Thank you.

Do you think we'll be able to buy consumer version soon?

@ivanrancic I can't tell when a firmware will be mature enough to be considered as consumer ready, but the sooner the better :)

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