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Epson pulls the plug on laser printers in the name of the environment

“You’re not still using a laser printer, are you?” Shaq asked back in a 2020 Epson EcoTank commercial. The company has been bullish on inkjets for some time, and now they’re going all in. Epson will stop making laser printers by 2026, and the company is citing environmental reasons as the main reason. In a […]

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Epson EcoTank printers ditch ink cartridges for cheaper ink bottles

Tired of buying replacement ink cartridges for your printer? Epson has a new line of inkjet printers that doesn’t use cartridges. Instead, Epson EcoTank printers have refillable tanks, so instead of buying replacement cartridges, you buy bottles of ink to fill up the tank. How is that better? Because bottles will sell for $13 each […]

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Epson launches Endeavor SY01 Windows PC-on-a-stick (for Japan)

Epson is getting into the PC-on-a-stick space with the launch of a tiny Windows computer that you can plug into any display with an HDMI port. It’s basically a variation of Intel’s Compute Stick with a custom case, an Epson logo, and an optional wireless keyboard. The Epson Endeavor SY01 should be available in Japan […]

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Lilbits (9-02-2014): Android One is coming (to India)

Earlier this summer Google introduced a new initiative called Android One. The idea is to partner with device makers to offer low-cost, high-quality Android phones that run Google approved software. The first Android One devices are expected to be offered in India and they could sell for around $100. Now Google has started sending out […]

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Epson Endeavor S 11.6 inch slider-style Windows 8 tablet hits Japan

Epson may be better known for making printers than computers in the US. But if you happen to live in Japan, you can pick up the company’s latest Windows 8 portable. It’s called the Epson Endeavor S NY10S, and it’s an 11.6 inch slider-style tablet with a pull-out keyboard that hides behind the display when […]

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Epson introduces 0.48 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display (for camera viewfinders)

Thought the iPad’s 264 pixels-per-inch or the Google Nexus 10’s 299 ppi screens were impressive? Epson has just introduced a new display with a whopping 2667 ppi. The only catch? It’s not a tablet, phone or TV screen. Instead it’s a tiny display designed to be used as a camera viewfinder. Epson’s new screen is […]

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Epson Moverio BT-100 wearable display brings Android to eye level

It seems like smartphone screens are getting bigger and bigger all the time. But you know what’s even bigger than a 5.3 inch Samsung Galaxy Note display? A virtual 80 inch screen floating in space before your eyes. The Epson Moverio BT-100 is a wearable display that fits inside a pair of glasses and shines […]

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Epson Endeavor Na02mini-V has a long name, normal specs

Epson may be best known for printers in the US, but in Japan the company is launching a new netbook with a 10.1 inch screen and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N280 CPU. It’s at least the second netbook from the company. Ealier this year Epson introduced the Na01 with a 10.2 inch display and 1.6GHz […]