New delay for OCube shipments

This morning I received the following e-mail from Steorn: Hello, firstly we would like to apologize for the delay to shipping your ocube. As we are sure you can appreciate, bringing the ocube to production has been a huge task for us all and we are grateful for your support. We have shipped two ocubes and […]

First OCube delivery confirmed

Frank Acland of confirms today that he has received his Orbo OCube from Steorn. This is the first confirmed delivery of an OCube. As we’ve come to expect from Steorn, however, the delivery is not without a strange twist. Acland received an e-mail from Steorn alerting him that they realized, too late, that they’d […]

OCube about to start shipping?

Frank Acland of wrote yesterday that he’s received a tracking number from Steorn for his OCube shipment. He asked Steorn by e-mail about his OCube’s shipping status and was given a tracking number; when this number was entered into the courier’s tracking form, the sending and destination addresses were shown — meaning that the shipment information had […]

Why the six week delay?

Back in mid-December, going by the videos and Facebook posts they released, it appeared that Steorn had received all of the parts they needed to build and ship dozens, if not hundreds, of OCubes. Rows of assembled OCubes were shown, sitting on a desk, just waiting to be packaged and shipped. Shaun McCarthy even personally offered […]

Irish Times profiles Steorn

The Irish Times published a lengthy article about Steorn yesterday, featuring an interview with CEO Shaun McCarthy and accompanied by a seven minute video in which Shaun takes reporter Mark Hillard on a tour of Steorn’s facilities. The Irish Times piece is a trimmed down version of the full article, which was the cover story […]

OCube no longer sold out

Steorn has updated their online store, with the OCube no longer being marked as “sold out”. Instead, it is stated that “shipping is 6 weeks from payment”. For the OPhone, shipping is said to be 12 weeks from payment. Nothing else new on the Steorn front lately. I’m still awaiting arrival of my own […]