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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 […]

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Kobo Elipsa 10.3 inch eReader with pen support coming in June for $400 (pre-orders open now)

The Kobo Elipsa is an eReader that doubles as an E Ink writing tablet thanks to its 10.3 inch touchscreen display and support for a pressure-sensitive pen. First spotted in a promo video that leaked earlier this week, the Kobo Elipsa is now official. It’s up for pre-order from Kobo for $400 and ships June […]

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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 […]

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Onyx BOOX Nova3 Color is a 7.8 inch E Ink Color Android tablet and eReader with pen support

There are a growing number of devices available with E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology which allows the company’s electronic paper displays to show up to 4,096 colors while offering the benefits of E Ink including low power consumption, sunlight visibility, and reduced eye strain. Most of those devices have been designed primarily for […]

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PocketBook 740 Color is a 7.8 inch E Ink color eReader coming in March for $300

Devices with 7.8 inch color E Ink displays are officially a thing. This month Chinese company Bigme introduced the Bigme S3 with a 7.8 inch E Ink Kaleido display, and now a second model is on the way, this time from a company that has a history of selling its products globally. The PocketBook 740 […]

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The next Open Book DIY eReader will be Raspberry Pi Pico-powered (and simpler to build)

The Open Book Project from developer Joey Castillo is an ongoing effort to design open hardware eBook readers that anyone can assemble from parts and program on their own… but it does take a fair bit of know-how to actually build a device that has as many as 114 different parts. So Castillo has been […]

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Lilbits: New displays (90 Hz OLED for laptops, 10.3 inch color E Ink for eReaders and tablets)

After years of 60 Hz displays being the norm, many smartphones are now shipping with LCD or AMOLED displays that have a refresh rate of 90 Hz or higher. But laptops? Up until now you’ve been able to get an OLED screen or a 90 Hz or higher display, but not both at the same time. […]