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PineNote E Ink tablet with RK3566 processor and pen support coming this year for $399

Pine64, maker of inexpensive, Linux-friendly laptops, tablets, phones, and single board computer plans to launch its first device with an ePaper display later this year. While most of the company’s products to date have been low cost devices meant to spur open source software development, the upcoming PineNote will sell for $399, making it one […]

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Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Chrome, Firefox, Signal on Linux phones, Netflix will be the Netflix for games after all

Microsoft has released a new preview version of the Windows Terminal app that builds on the “quake mode” feature introduced earlier this year, allowing you to open a terminal from any screen using a hotkey. Now when you dismiss that window, it minimizes to the system tray by default. Other changes include an updated Settings […]

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Kobo Clara HD becomes an E Ink Linux tablet with the help of postmarketOS

The Kobo Clara HD is an eReader with a 6 inch E Ink display and Kobo’s software designed for reading eBooks. But thanks to a new work-in-progress port of postmarketOS for the device, you can now use the Kobo Clara HD as a Linux tablet with an E Ink display. That could make this device, which […]

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KloudNote is a $449 E Ink tablet with a 10.3 inch display, pen support, and Android software

There’s a new entry in the ever-growing list of tablets with E Ink displays. The KloudNote features a 10.3 inch E Ink display with support for capacitive touch and pen input, a 1.2 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A35 processor, 2GB of RAM, up to 32GB of storage, for WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless capabilities, and […]

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Inkplate 6PLUS WiFi-enabled E Ink display goes up for pre-order

The Inkplate line of devices are programmable, WiFi-ready E Ink displays that can be used for a variety of applications. With prices starting at $99, open hardware designs, and screens that are recycled from older Kindle eReaders, the project ticks a lot of boxes for hardware hackers looking for a low-power, high-contrast display. Now the folks […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch Pro, Qualcomm gaming handheld, and a portable E Ink display

The long-rumored Nintendo Switch Pro could finally ship this fall. Qualcomm may also launch a handheld gaming device powered by one of its ARM-based processors. And these reports come on the heels of leaks this week suggesting that Valve could launch a handheld gaming computer later this year. Competition in the handheld gaming space could […]

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Dasung Paperlike 253 is an E Ink monitor with a 25.3 inch display (crowdfunding)

E Ink displays are most commonly found in eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle. But sometimes they show up in tablets or even phones. And Chinese company Dasung has been selling E Ink monitors for a few years. Now Dasung has introduced its largest E Ink display yet – the Dasung Paperlike 253 is an […]

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E Ink’s new touchscreen tech could be used in next-gen eReaders

Most modern eReaders feature touchscreen displays, but typically that means they combine an E Ink display with a separate touch sensor laminated on top of the display. Now E Ink has introduced new technology that allows touch to be built directly into its electronic paper displays. The company says the end result is screens that […]

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Hisense Touch: HiFi portable music player with E Ink display and Android software

Chinese electronics maker Hisense is one of the only companies producing smartphones with E Ink displays. But the company’s latest pocket-sized device with an E Ink screen is something different. The Hisense Touch is an Android-powered portable music player with support for 32-bit/384 kHz audio, a dedicated digital to analog converter, and a 5.84 inch […]

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Kobo Elipsa 10.3 inch eReader with pen support coming in June for $400 (pre-orders open now)

The Kobo Elipsa is an eReader that doubles as an E Ink writing tablet thanks to its 10.3 inch touchscreen display and support for a pressure-sensitive pen. First spotted in a promo video that leaked earlier this week, the Kobo Elipsa is now official. It’s up for pre-order from Kobo for $400 and ships June […]

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E Ink explains improvements in its Kaleido Plus color displays

Companies have been releasing eBook readers with E Ink digital paper displays for nearly two decades. And for most of that time they’ve shipped with black and white displays limited to showing up to 16 shades of gray. Last year the first devices with E Ink Kaleido color displays began shipping, bringing support for up […]

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Onyx BOOX Nova3 Color is a 7.8 inch E Ink Color Android tablet and eReader with pen support

There are a growing number of devices available with E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology which allows the company’s electronic paper displays to show up to 4,096 colors while offering the benefits of E Ink including low power consumption, sunlight visibility, and reduced eye strain. Most of those devices have been designed primarily for […]