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Intel demonstrates a laptop with a second E Ink screen on the lid

Dual-screen laptops haven’t really taken off… but maybe that’s just because device makers haven’t found the right way to put a second screen on a portable computer just yet. The Asus Taichi line of notebooks feature screens on both sides of the lid — so when the lid is closed you find yourself holding a tablet. […]

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Icarus Illumina HD eReader runs Android, comes with Kindle app

While Google Android was designed for phones and tablets with color displays, there are a number of eBook readers with E Paper displays that feature Android-based software. Barnes & Noble’s NOOK eReaders, for instance, are powered by Android. But they feature a custom user interface so that you’d hardly know Google’s software was under the […]

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Netronix unveils Android eReader with a Wacom pen

Netronix is showing off several new designs for eReaders including a prototype with a 6.8 inch E Ink display, Android-based software, and support for a Wacom digital pen. While Netronix isn’t exactly a household name, the Taiwanese company designs and manufactures devices such as the Kobo eReader. Charbax from ArmDevices got a chance to check out the […]

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Sony 13 inch Digital Paper E Ink slate coming to America… for $1100

Sony introduced a 13 inch slate for reading and writing on documents last year. The company calls it Digital Paper, and it’s kind of a Kindle on crack with a big high-resolution, high-contrast display and a pen for taking notes or scribbling doodles. Now a US distributor has announced it’ll begin selling Sony’s Digital Paper […]

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Archos smartwatch with E Ink touchscreen coming this summer

Archos is adding a fourth smartwatch to its lineup. The company introduced 3 smartwatches in January, including a $129 watch with a low-power E Ink display. Now the company plans to launch another E Ink model, this time with a touchscreen display. The first 3 Archos smartwatches are expected to hit the streets in May […]