Tag Archives: screen

Doomed IndieGogo Project Wants to Fund a Laptop with a 13″ E-ink Screen

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Crowd funding can sometimes be a way for unusual products to find a market before any units get made, but sometimes it instead reveals that there isn't a market or that potential buyers don't see a project as being viable.  For example, there's a new project on IndieGogo this week which seeks to build a laptop ...

Qualcomm+Sharp’s Low Power Screen Tech to Give Liquavista a Run for Its Money in 2015

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Sharp put out a press release this morning announcing that the cutting edge screen tech which they have been co-developing for the past few years is finally going to hit the market. Or at least that is what they hope to accomplish; as with any new tech the final step of getting it into production is often ...

How to Take a Screen Shot on Any Kindle (Paperwhite, Touch, Basic, Keyboard)

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The Kindle can do many things, but not all of them are explained in the user manual. (For example, the first Kindle had a hidden menu where you could see a list of the Lab126 team members who had worked on it.) Among the many neat undocumented tricks is one that I use on a regular ...

New Leaks Reveal the Kindle Voyage with a 300 DPI Screen

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Remember that TechCrunch story from last November about the Kindle Paperwhite codenamed Ice Wine and the 300 dpi screen? Update: The Kindle Voyage has  launched. It will cost $199 and up, and ship on 21 October. It turns out that, aside from the launch date, the details were mostly true.  A German blogger has discovered leaked product pages ...

Comparison: Kobo Aura HD vs Aura H2O, Frontlight and Screen Quality

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Kobo's amazing new ereader is in many ways an improvement on its predecessor and on competing devices like the Kindle PW2, but it's not always easy to quantify how much better. While working on my review (which is unfortunately delayed), I have put together a couple galleries which show just how much the screen on the ...

Intel Reveals a Prototype Laptop with a Secondary E-ink Screen

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Intel wrapped up their annual developer's conference in San Francisco yesterday, but not before revealing several concept designs, including one which recycles an idea for a laptop with an E-ink screen. Intel's new laptop looks like any other model while it is open and in use, but close the lid and you'll discover an E-ink screen on ...

Prestigio MultiReader 5364 Now Shipping – 6″ E-ink Screen, Android 4.0, 113 Euros

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Here's an Android-based ebook reader which launched in April but only just crossed my desk today. The MultiReader 5364 from Prestigio isn't going to win any awards, but it does offer another option for Android on E-ink. The 5364 sports a 6" E-ink screen with a screen resolution of 800 x 600, far lower than that of leading ...

New Kobo Aura H2O eReader Clears the FCC, Has Wifi and a 6.8″ Screen

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The drought of news about new US ebook readers ended today with the discovery that Kobo's next ebook reader has made an appearance on the FCC website. Kobo (or rather their hardware partner Netronix) has taken the sensible precaution of placing most of the useful info under an embargo, but there were a few nuggets of ...