E Ink issued a press release earlier this week announcing that their new Gallery 3 color E Ink screens have moved into mass production, and several companies plan to release new devices that use Gallery 3 screens in 2023. E Ink’s Gallery 3 displays are based on their ACeP technology, so instead of using a […]
Have You Ever Broken an E Ink Screen?
Some of you with Kindles and Kobo ereaders and other E Ink devices may be surprised to hear that E Ink screens are very fragile and easy to break, and cracked screens aren’t covered by most warranties. It’s fairly common to see people posting pictures of ereaders with cracked screens online. The explanation usually includes […]
Turn Pages Using Hand Gestures on Boox Devices
I came across an interesting post on Reddit that demonstrates how to turn pages on Onyx Boox ereaders using hand gestures without having to touch the Boox device. It’s a cool idea that could be quite useful for hands-free reading. With your Boox device sitting in a stand you can page forward and back without […]
E Ink Releasing New Color ePaper Screens for eReaders and eNotes
E Ink has unveiled new color screens called E Ink Gallery 3 that are designed for ereaders and eNotes and they bring some significant improvements over previous color E Ink screens. E Ink’s new Gallery 3 displays are based on their ACeP technology so they are able to cover the full color gamut using four […]
E Ink Has Released New Kaleido 3 Color ePaper Screens
A couple days ago E Ink issued a press release announcing the release of their next generation color displays called Kaleido 3. They don’t really give many details about the improvements; they just say color saturation has increased by 30 percent compared to their previous generation Kaleido Plus screens, but they don’t say under what […]
Onyx Releasing Boox Mira Series E Ink Monitors
Onyx has a couple of new products to go along with their Android-powered E Ink ereaders and tablets that come in various sizes. Now Onyx is getting into the E Ink monitor market with their new Mira series. There’s a 13.3-inch Mira and a 25.3-inch Mira Pro. The Mira is available to order from Onyx’s […]
Why Aren’t Any New eReaders Using E Ink’s On-Cell Touch Tech?
Back in May of this year, E Ink announced they have developed a new type of integrated touchscreen technology called On-Cell Touch that is supposed to improve contrast of E Ink screens by 30% for black and white text, 40% for color. Since the announcement a few new ereaders have been released, including the Kobo […]
Reinkstone R1 Color eReader: Next Big Thing or Next Big Flop?
A new Android-powered color epaper tablet recently turned up on Kickstarter called the Reinkstone R1, and it’s the first device to use a new type of color epaper display technology (DES). I’ve been hesitant to bring attention to the Reinkstone R1 because whenever a new ereader turns up on Kickstarter it almost always ends up […]