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Japan Display E Ink

Are 400 and 600 ppi E Ink Screens the Wave of the Future?

Yesterday Japan Display announced plans to develop higher resolution epaper displays through a recent partnership with E Ink Holdings, makers of E Ink screens. With resolutions of 400 ppi (pixels per inch) and 600 ppi, the new backplanes that Japan Display has developed are the highest resolution epaper displays in the world, they claim. Current […]

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Siam 7X

Why Isn’t the Siam 7X E Ink Phone More Popular?

Earlier in the week we were talking about how phones with E Ink screens and E Ink cases haven’t really caught on very well. The Yotaphone is the most popular E Ink phone crossover device, with the 3rd generation model expected later this year. There have been some other smartphones that incorporate E Ink screens […]

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Kobo-eReaders

Will Any eReaders Have Newer i.MX7 Processors in 2017?

When it comes to dedicated ebook readers the technology evolves at a much slower pace than other forms of electronics. With computers, tablets and phones there are tons of different processors and hardware components used among them. But with ebook readers they all share some of the same components. In fact all E Ink ereaders […]

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Wexler-Flex-One

Why Aren’t Plastic E Ink Screens Available for More eReaders?

Why is it that in 2017 we still don’t have a single option for a smaller ereader with a plastic-based screen? E Ink has been making plastic screens for their 13.3-inch devices for a few years now, but why don’t they offer any smaller screens with a plastic substrate? Normally you’d think of plastic as […]

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QuirkLogic Quilla eWriter with 42″ E Ink Screen (Video)

QuirkLogic is showing off one of their latest inventions at CES 2017 called the QuirkLogic Quilla eWriter. It’s essentially a 42-inch E Ink writing tablet that also doubles as a gigantic PDF ereader. E Ink and their partners are always trying to come up with unique new ideas for ways to use E Ink displays, […]

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remarkable-tablet

10.3-inch reMarkable Paper Tablet and eReader Unveiled (Video)

A Norwegian hardware start-up company has unveiled plans to launch a new digital paper tablet called reMarkable that attempts to bring the look and feel of paper to a tablet-like device. The reMarkable tablet combines a 10.3-inch E Ink Carta screen with a new type of screen technology called Canvas that claims to be the […]

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Wexler Flex One

When Will E Ink eReaders Start Using Flexible Plastic Displays?

A lot of people were hoping that the new Kobo Aura One would come with an E Ink screen that uses a plastic-based substrate instead of glass, but unfortunately that’s not the case. So when will ebook readers start using plastic screens? Generally when you think of plastic you think of cheaper quality but when […]

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Futecha Kindle Remote Control Concept

Should Kindles and Other eBook Readers Have Remote Controls?

Today Amazon announced a new page flip feature for Kindle ebooks to help make navigating ebooks easier and more convenient, especially with reference type material. Another thing that could make navigating Kindles and other ebook readers better is adding the option for a remote control. That would be especially useful for folks with disabilities. People […]

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