Tag Archives: screen

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

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… Read More »

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

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… Read More »

New Kindle Getting Mixed Reviews on Screen Quality

Whenever a new ereader is released everyone wants to know how the screen compares to screens on competing models. Sometimes, as in the case of the 2013 Kindle paperwhite or the Aura H2O, it’s obvious that the new model is better than the old. But then there are times where it’s not so obvious that the… Read More »

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

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… Read More »

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

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… Read More »