Tag Archives: e ink
E Ink Laptop Monitor

E Ink and Laptops Are a Great Mix in Sunlight (Video)

Have you ever wanted to use your laptop computer outside on a sunny day but then the bright sun makes it nearly impossible to see the screen, even at full brightness? Some people like using E Ink screens as secondary computer monitors, and when you pair a 13.3-inch E Ink screen with a laptop, it […]

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Foldable E Ink

Video: Foldable 10-inch E Ink eReader and Other Peculiarities

Charbax is back again with another video showing off E Ink’s latest prototypes from the recent SID Display Week convention in Los Angeles. This time around E Ink is showing off an ereader with a foldable 10.2-inch screen. The flexible display allows the device to be folded in a book-like manner, making a large ereader […]

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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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Onyx Boox Monitor

Using Onyx Boox Android eReaders as E Ink Monitors (Videos)

Developers have been working on ways to use Onyx’s Android-based ereaders as secondary computer monitors. A couple of videos have been uploaded to YouTube recently that show people using VNC to wirelessly mirror a computer’s display on an Onyx ereader. The E Ink screen has some benefits as a secondary display, like being easily readable […]

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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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Kindle screen Protector

Screen Protectors and E Ink eReaders a Bad Mix

It’s surprising to me how many screen protectors there are available for E Ink ereaders, Kindles especially. Amazon even has screen protectors listed as one of the main add-on accessories on all of their Kindle product pages. At $12.99 not only are the screen protectors way overpriced, they are completely unnecessary. First off you can […]

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