Tag Archives: e ink
Light Phone 2

Light Phone 2 Destined to Disappoint

A crowdfunding campaign has launched for a new cellphone equipped with an E Ink screen called the Light Phone 2. It’s meant to be simple phone with a minimum amount of features in order to cut away at distractions. The plan is to include a few core tools like an alarm clock, messaging, basic maps, […]

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Gvido Dual Screen E Ink Music Reader

Video Review of Gvido Dual Screen E Ink Music Reader

I came across a video review of the Gvido music reader on YouTube today. The Gvido is a unique device with two 13.3-inch E Ink screens connected together. It has two screens because it’s designed specifically for displaying sheet music. It’s an interesting-looking device and the hardware seems pretty nice but it looks like the […]

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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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