Now you can buy an eReader with a color E Ink display (Updated)

After years of false starts, eBook readers with color E Ink displays are finally here. This year a handful of companies have introduced eReaders with E Ink’s new 4,096 color Kaleido display technology. And now you can buy one. The Onyx Boox Poke2 Color is available for $299. Update: Shortly after going on sale, the […]

$100 Kobo Nia has better specs than the $90 Amazon Kindle (and no ads)

The new Kobo Nia is an eReader that gives Amazon’s entry-level Kindle a run for its money. Priced at $100, the Kobo Nia costs $10 more than a Kindle. But it also has twice as much storage, a higher-resolution display, and Kobo also doesn’t put ads on the lock screen, which certainly helps level the playing field. You’d […]

HiSense Q5 is a 10.5 inch Android tablet with an ePaper screen

This week Chinese device maker unveiled a new line of smartphones with color E Ink displays. But they’re not the company’s only new electronic devices. The Hisense Q5 is a 10.5 inch tablet with a grayscale display, an octa-core processor, and Android 10 software. It’s expected to be available in China on June 10 for […]

Lilbits 390: A DIY ergonomic E Ink laptop made from off-the-shelf parts

There’s a fine line between genius and madness, and I’m not entirely sure which side this falls on, but web designer ArleyM recently shared details about a DIY ergonomic E Ink laptop project… and it’s kind of beautiful and horrific at the same time. Basically, the kit combines an ergonomic keyboard from Kinesis, a Kensington […]

Onyx launches tiny BOOX Poke2 eReader, promises color model is on the way

The new Onyx BOOX Poke2 is an eBook reader with a 6 inch, 1488 x 1072 pixel E Ink display. But while the screen is the same size as the one on Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, the Poke2 is a smaller, lighter device thanks to slimmer bezels. Unlike the Kindle Paperwhite, the Poke2 also supports color […]