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Lilbits: Color E Ink comes at a cost, a high-power Linux laptop, and more

The first eBook reader with color E Ink displays have arrived and they’re… a mixed bag, apparently. Nathan from  The eBook Reader has posted a video comparing the display on the Onyx BOOX Poke2 Color and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: We already knew that E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology had some trade-offs: they […]

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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 […]

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More details about E Ink’s new color displays for eReaders (and maybe smartphones)

Several companies recently announced plans to release eReaders with color E Ink displays this year, and at least one smartphone with a color E Ink screen is set to go on sale in China next week. But so far we haven’t seen many details about the technology used in those color displays. Now we know […]

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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 […]