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E Ink

Kobo and E Ink Partner to Offer Kobo’s eBooks on 3rd Party eReaders

Yesterday E Ink announced a new collaborative ebook access program with Kobo that gives manufactures of E Ink devices the opportunity to offer Kobo’s ebooks on their ebook readers. This gives E Ink’s hardware partners more marketing power by being able to offer a recognizable ebook store on their devices without having the expense of […]

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InkCase Plus

Oaxis InkCase Plus Achieves Kickstarter Funding Goal in 3 Hours

Oaxis is coming out with a new E Ink phone case called the InkCase Plus that works as a secondary screen with all Bluetooth-enabled Android smartphones running Android 4.0 and up. Yesterday Oaxis launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funding for the InkCase Plus with a goal of $100,000. It only took 3 hours to […]

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Netronix E Ink Smartwatch

Netronix E Ink Smartwatch Works with Android and iOS (Video)

Netronix has a new smartwatch in the works that features a flexible 1.73-inch E Ink display, with a resolution of 320 x 240 (that’s 231 pixels per inch). Generally I don’t follow smartwatches because I don’t see ebook reading devolving to that state any time soon—let’s face it, it wouldn’t be very much fun to […]

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First Look at Mysterious New “E-Card” Smartphone eReader (Video)

My daily YouTube rummaging turned up a video of an interesting-looking new E Ink device called the E-Card. According to the description, the E-Card is a smartphone reading companion that can display ebooks, comics, and other content from a mobile phone via Bluetooth. Basically the E-Card is like the Oaxis InkCase and PocketBook CoverReader, minus […]

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PocketBook CoverReader

PocketBook CoverReader First Look (Videos)

E Ink has been trying to crack the smartphone market for the past few years with their low-power outdoor readable epaper displays. Yesterday the Onyx Midia InkPhone went up for pre-order—it’s a new phone that uses an E Ink screen instead of LCD. Other products are using E Ink screens as secondary displays for smartphones. […]

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Onyx Midia InkPhone

Onyx Releases E Ink Smartphone, the Midia InkPhone

Onyx is set to release a new E Ink phone next week called the Midia InkPhone. It’s the first phone to use an E Ink display as the main screen. There are other products such as the Yotaphone and smartphone covers that feature an E Ink screen as a secondary display to the main LCD […]

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E Ink Launches New 32″ ePaper Displays

This past week E Ink unveiled their largest single epaper display module yet. The new screens measure 32-inches diagonally, and are almost 25 times the size of a standard ebook reader display. The overall dimensions are 27.75-inches by 15.75-inches. Next to a Kindle the new screens look absolutely gigantic. The new screens are available in […]

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Oaxis InkCase

Oaxis InkCase E Ink Covers for Smartphones (Video)

In the recent video tour of E Ink’s booth at Computex 2014, we saw a number of E Ink’s protoypes and products, but one that was missing was the Oaxis InkCase. The Oaxis InkCase is a specially-designed smartphone cover that has an E Ink screen. You can pair it with a phone and display content […]

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Video Tour of E Ink’s Booth at Computex 2014

Every year Charbax posts a video tour of E Ink’s latest products and prototypes. This time the venue was at the Computex event in Taiwan, and is the first time E Ink has had a booth there. Like usual, E Ink had all kinds of products on display. Everything from ereaders to watches to signage […]

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The Difference Between Tablets and eBook Readers

Occasionally I get asked what is the difference between tablets and ebook readers. That’s a pretty easy question to answer, so here it goes… Generally speaking, the main difference between an ebook reader and a tablet is the screen. Tablets use backlit LCD screens, whereas ebook readers have E Ink screens. E Ink screens are […]

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