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Lilbits: Color E Ink comes at a cost, a high-power Linux laptop, and more

The first eBook reader with color E Ink displays have arrived and they’re… a mixed bag, apparently. Nathan from  The eBook Reader has posted a video comparing the display on the Onyx BOOX Poke2 Color and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: We already knew that E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology had some trade-offs: they […]

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Lilbits: Surface Duo, Pixel 5, and a bigger color eReader

Google’s Pixel 5 is expected to launch in October alongside the Google Pixel 4a (5G), and both are expected to have the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor. So how will the pricier Pixel 5 stand out? One way could be with more RAM: leaked benchmarks suggest the phone will have 8GB of memory, which is […]

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Now you can buy an eReader with a color E Ink display (Updated)

After years of false starts, eBook readers with color E Ink displays are finally here. This year a handful of companies have introduced eReaders with E Ink’s new 4,096 color Kaleido display technology. And now you can buy one. The Onyx Boox Poke2 Color is available for $299. Update: Shortly after going on sale, the […]

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Onyx launches tiny BOOX Poke2 eReader, promises color model is on the way

The new Onyx BOOX Poke2 is an eBook reader with a 6 inch, 1488 x 1072 pixel E Ink display. But while the screen is the same size as the one on Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, the Poke2 is a smaller, lighter device thanks to slimmer bezels. Unlike the Kindle Paperwhite, the Poke2 also supports color […]

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PocketBook introduces 8 inch color eReader (in Russia)

Want to read digital books on a color screen, but prefer E Ink to an LCD display? Color E Ink has been in the works for years, but few devices featuring the low power, easy-on-the-eyes displays have hit the streets. Those that have been released have generally been underwhelming since the colors just don’t look […]