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 […]

Sony adds color E Ink display to its new 10.3 inch DPT-CP1 Digital Paper tablet

Sony has been selling a line of Digital Paper tablets with large E Ink displays for much of the past decade. Now the company is jumping on the latest trend in E Ink devices: color. According to a report from Good e-Reader, the new Sony DPT-CP1 v2 is an upgraded version of a 10.3 inch grayscale device Sony […]

Hisense A7 CC Color E Ink smartphone now available globally for $510

The Hisense A7 CC is an Android smartphone with a 6.7 inch display, an octa-core processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and support for 5G wireless networks. It’s also one of the first smartphones to feature a color E Ink display. First launched in China last month, where the phone sells for about $370, […]

Lilbits: Microsoft Edge gets more interesting, Chromebooks outsell Macs, and a 31.2 inch color E Ink display

Now that Microsoft’s Edge web browser is based on Google’s open source Chromium project, it behaves a lot like Google’s Chrome browser… and for the most part that’s left me wondering why you’d use Edge instead of Chrome. Microsoft has been adding features that help set its browser apart, but up until now I haven’t […]

PocketBook 740 Color is a 7.8 inch E Ink color eReader coming in March for $300

Devices with 7.8 inch color E Ink displays are officially a thing. This month Chinese company Bigme introduced the Bigme S3 with a 7.8 inch E Ink Kaleido display, and now a second model is on the way, this time from a company that has a history of selling its products globally. The PocketBook 740 […]

Hisense A7 5G CC is a $380 smartphone with a color E Ink display (for China)

About a month after launching the new HiSense A7 5G smartphone with a 6.7 inch grayscale E Ink display, Hisense has added a color model to the lineup. The new Hisense A7CC has the same basic features as its black and white sibling, including an octa-core processor, support for 5G networks, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of […]