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Onyx Boox Max 2 and Boox Note: Hands on with big screen E Ink slates

Onyx is one of only a handful of companies making devices with E Ink screens larger than 7 inches, and the company is bringing two new models to market next month. The Onyx Boox Note Pro features a 10.3 inch E Ink display, a quad-core processor, and a pressure-sensitive digital pen, while the Onyx Boox […]

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ReMarkable’s writing tablet is real, and it’s coming this summer/fall (probably)

It’s been over half a year since ReMarkable started taking pre-orders for its 10.3 inch writing slate with an E Ink display and support for pen input. The company says the first units are expected to ship in August and October, with pre-orders placed today shipping in October. But the bigger news is that ReMarKable […]

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Good e-Reader’s 13.3 inch reading tablet actually started shipping this year

Last year blogger Michael Kozlowski of Good e-Reader decided to launch the “ultimate” eReader by starting a crowdfunding campaign for a 13.3 inch E Ink device with a high-resolution display, pen and finger touchscreen input, and Google Android software. Like a lot of people, I was kind of skeptical, of the endeavor, which is why I didn’t […]

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ReMarkable 10.3 inch writing slate goes up for pre-order for $379

Some tablets have big screens, while others are small. Some are designed for work, while others are made for gaming and media consumption. And there are a lot of jack-of-all-trades models. But reMarkable is something different. It’s a 10.3 inch slate with an E Ink display, a touchscreen display, and pressure sensitive pen capable of […]

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Noteslate Shiro ePaper writing tablet due this fall for $199

A few years ago a company called Noteslate promised to deliver a $99 tablet designed for writing handwritten notes. They didn’t. But now the company is back with a new model featuring a new design, technology that actually exists, and a shot of really launching this fall for $199. It’s called the Noteslate Shiro, and […]

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Boogie Board Sync 9.7 inch writing tablet hits the FCC (coming soon for $100)

Improv Electronics has been selling a line of writing tablets for a few years — and unlike most things we call tablets these days, Improv’s Boogie Board devices really are designed for writing, reading, and not much else. They feature low power LCD displays that can hold an image indefinitely without using power after you’ve […]