Pocket Popcorn Computer is an upcoming handheld Linux-based computer using open source hardware and software. You can follow at:

➡️ @pocketpopcorn

The website is at pocket.popcorncomputer.com

Apertus develops and promotes FOSS software and open hardware for professional filmmaking. You can follow them at:

➡️ @apertus

Their website is at apertus.org

One of their flagship products is the Axiom range of open hardware high end film cameras, produced in association with Magic Lantern (the makers of unofficial Canon firmware).

Pine64 make low-price open hardware including Linux-based smartphones, laptops and tablets. You can follow them at:

➡️ @PINE64

Also, check out their new video channel at:

➡️ @pine64tilvids

As it's New Year's eve, here's Pine64's community roundup of 2020:


Their website is at pine64.org

Bonfire is a new project that aims to combine an open source hardware device with FOSS federated social networks to allow you to physically control your own data, and to operate offline too if you want. You can follow at:

➡️ @bonfire

The official website is at bonfire.cafe

(Bonfire was previously known as CommonsPub.)

Sean Hodgins does video tutorials making open source hardware using 3D printers, recycled hardware and other materials, covering both advanced and simple projects. You can follow at:

➡️ @seanhodgins

Here's an open source torch/flashlight tutorial, aimed at beginners:


The complete set of videos is visible at diode.zone/accounts/seanhodgin

MNT Research is creating a libre laptop called the MNT Reform. You can follow at:

➡️ @mntmn

The official website is at mntre.com with an English-language section about the laptop at mntre.com/media/reform_md/2020

Olimex manufactures open source hardware including low-price home servers, mini computer boards, laptop kits and components. You can follow them at:

➡️ @olimex

You can buy their hardware from olimex.com

One of their most notable products is the FreedomBox kit which includes everything you need to run your own @freedomboxfndn self-hosting home server. More info is available at olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/

/e/ sells de-googlised versions of Android phones. You can follow at:

➡️ @e_mydata

You can also download the OS and install it yourself. Their site is at e.foundation and phone shop at esolutions.shop

/e/ sells brand new @Fairphone 3/3+ smartphones, made with Fairtrade raw materials in ethical working conditions (fairphone.com).

In-depth video review of /e/ on the FP3:

Pine64 design and make low-price open hardware such as computers, phones and tablets. You can follow them at:

➡️ @PINE64

They focus on community input and free open software, and allowing people to customise their devices. The official website is at pine64.org

Tuxedo Computers build laptops and desktops with Linux preinstalled. You can follow them here:


They are based in Germany but ship internationally. You can see their English-language website at tuxedocomputers.com/en/

They can customise the hardware (including custom keyboards), and offer a variety of different Linux distros. They can also provide Linux/Windows dual boot systems if needed.


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