M5Paper is a 4.7 inch WiFi-enabled E Ink touchscreen display for $70

The M5Paper is a small, programmable E Ink display that sells for around $70. It supports touchscreen input, WiFi and Bluetooth and has a battery, which means you could use the display to make your own eBook reader, smart home remote, or internet-connected news ticker, among other things. While the M5Paper is out of stock at […]

Lilbits: Color E Ink, Huawei’s new laptops, more trouble for Huawei, and Linux phones

The upcoming Astro Slide 5G from Planet Computers is a smartphone with a 6.5 inch touchscreen display and a slide-out keyboard that lets you use it like a little laptop. First announced last year, the phone has been available for pre-order through crowdfunding and we learned last week that it’s now expected to ship in June. […]

TCL NXTPAPER tablet with sunlight readable display coming soon

TCL’s NXTPAPER reflective display technology is designed to offer a paper-like viewing experience since the screen is easily visible using ambient light. That means it also consumes less power than a typical LCD or OLED display and doesn’t emit blue light. But it’s also a color screen with a high refresh rate, making it a […]

Hisense A7 5G smartphone has a 6.7 inch E Ink display, sells for $305 (in China)

Chinese electronics company Hisense has been producing a line of smartphones with E Ink displays for the last few years, making it one of the only companies to do so. Now Hisense has launched the first E Ink phone that I’m aware of to support 5G connectivity. The Hisense A7 is basically what you’d get […]

Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys hits Kickstarter

Almost two years after we first went hands-on with a prototype, the Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys is up for pre-order through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. Super Early Bird backers can reserve one for a pledge of €168 (~$200) plus shipping, and the Nemeio is scheduled to begin shipping to backers in September, 2021. […]

Onyx launches two new E Ink tablets with 13.3 inch and 10.3 inch displays

Amazon may not make eReaders with screens larger than 7 inches, but a handful of other companies continue to do so – they just tend to be expensive, especially when they also pack features like pen support and lights with adjustable color temperature. The latest examples? Onyx has two new eReaders with large E Ink […]