Reinkstone R1 eReader with a 10.1 inch color ePaper display hits Kickstarter

The Reinkstone R1 is a 10.1 inch tablet or eBook reader with a 2232 x 1680 pixel electronic paper display that can show 4096 colors. You can use the device to read or annotate eBooks thanks to support for an optional pressure-sensitive pen. But thanks to 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 1.8 GHz ARM […]

Lilbits: An ePaper dev board, a small(er) BlackBerry clone, and Amazon’s continued crackdown on pay-to-play reviews

Another day, another set of products disappeared from the Amazon website as the company continues to take actions against sellers that pay for positive user reviews. This time it looks like TaoTronics and Vava devices have been removed… which is unsurprising since they share the same parent company as RAVPower, whose products were also removed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Xiaomi InkPalm 5 is a $91 eReader with a 5.2 inch electronic paper display

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi may be best known globally for its smartphones, laptops, and media streamers, but the company makes a wide range of other products ranging from WiFi routers to smart washing machines. In its home country, Xiaomi also sells a line of eBook readers featuring electronic paper displays. And the latest is a […]

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 […]