Tag Archives: e ink
InkBook-Obsidian

Be Warned: Most Warranties Don’t Cover Cracked E Ink Screens

One thing that most people don’t know is the fact that the 1 year warranties that come with Kindles, Kobos, Nooks and other ereaders don’t cover cracked screens. In most cases if the screen cracks on your E Ink ereader, even if it’s within the warranty period, you’re out of luck. There are some exceptions, […]

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eOneBook

The eOneBook is a Dual Screen Manga Reader (Video)

E Ink doesn’t get much attention at CES anymore, but at least there’s one new ereading device worth noting, except it’s not what you’d expect from a typical ebook reader. The eOneBook is a specialized dual-screen E Ink device designed for reading manga. The funny thing about the eOneBook is that it looks just like […]

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Why Kindle Screens Flash and How to Turn it On and Off

Lately some people have been asking why the screen on their Kindle flashes black when turning pages and when navigating and using the menus and such. The flashing is simply a product of the way E Ink screens work. The display is composed of tiny capsules of E Ink with black and white particles that […]

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Paperlike Pro

Video Review of Dasung Paperlike Pro E Ink Monitor

A video review of the new Dasung Paperlike Pro was recently uploaded to YouTube. It’s one of the first user reviews that gives a good look at Dasung’s latest E Ink monitor in action. What makes the Paperlike Pro unique is the fact that it’s the first HDMI-equipped E Ink monitor for faster speed and […]

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eReader Screen Size Comparison

E Ink eBook Reader Screen Sizes Compared (Video)

Despite the fact that all current Kindles have 6-inch screens only, there are a variety of sizes available when it comes to other ereaders with E Ink displays. So I thought it would be interesting to put together a quick video showing ereaders with different size E Ink screens to see how they compare to […]

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Frontlights Explained - Why eBook Readers Don't Have Backlights

Frontlights Explained – Why eBook Readers Don’t Have Backlights

One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to ebook readers is the type of screen lighting system they use. It’s fairly common to hear people referring to ereader lights as backlights, but E Ink ebook readers use frontlights instead of backlights, which are common with LCD screens on phones and tablets. The reason for […]

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Siam 7X Dual Screen Phone

Why No Dual Screen Tablets with E Ink Screens?

Over the past few years there have been a number of dual-screen smartphones with an E Ink screen on one side of the device and an LCD screen on the other. The most prominent model is the Yotaphone, and the 3rd generation model was recently unveiled. There’s also the new dual-screen Hisense A2 Pro that […]

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Sony DPT-RP1 drawing

E Ink and Sony Create Linfiny to Develop E Ink Notebooks

Last week Digitimes posted an article about a new startup called Linfiny, a joint venture backed by E Ink and Sony. The article is hidden behind an annoying paywall but you can find it if you run a search for “Linfiny Digitimes”. Basically the article states that Linfiny, which was first started in April 2017, […]

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