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How E Ink could be Apple’s secret weapon on the foldable iPhone

May 19th, 2022

As intrigued as we are by the iPhone 14, there are far more radical redesigns on the horizon. Apple has reportedly been working on a foldable iPhone for years. We still don’t know much about it, but a fascinating rumor regarding the device has begun making the rounds. Earlier this week, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo …

E Ink Android Phone

E Ink shows off Android phone that lasts a week per charge

February 28th, 2013

There are obvious drawbacks to a smartphone that utilizes a display based on E Ink technology, but there are also some clear advantages. While the phone’s user interface and video playback both take a hit, the panels in eReaders like the Kindle and Nook are visible in any light and they required just a fraction …

Barnes & Noble reportedly prepping Nook eReader with ‘GlowLight’ display

April 12th, 2012

Barnes & Noble may be looking to beat Amazon to the market with an eReader that includes a front-lit E Ink display. The Digital Reader on Wednesday posted an image of a purported advertisement for an unannounced Nook Simple Touch that features screen technology Barnes & Noble highlighted as “GlowLight.” The new Nook is said to …

E Ink revenues nose dive 60% in January

February 8th, 2012

E Ink, the popular company that provides paper-look gray-scale displays for eReaders, reported consolidated revenues of $48.02 million in January, down 63.6% from the same month last year and 11% sequentially. The growing popularity of media tablets with full-color displays likely played a big role in the decline — sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire and …

Black Friday Kindle sales smash record thanks to Kindle Fire demand

November 28th, 2011

Strong demand for Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet and the continued popularity of Kindle eReaders lead to the retail giant’s best-ever Black Friday for the Kindle family of products. Amazon on Monday announced that sales of Kindle devices on Black Friday quadrupled last year’s sales, setting a new record. The company neglected to report sales …

Barnes & Noble Nook Color 2 to launch this month

September 2nd, 2011

The successor to the Barnes & Noble Nook Color will launch this month, DigiTimes reported on Friday. There is no mention if the Nook Color 2 will run Android, as the original did, although we hope Barnes & Noble considers using the more tablet-friendly Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) operating system this time around instead of a …

Barnes & Noble ‘All-New NOOK’ review

June 17th, 2011

Barnes & Noble took the wraps off of its latest eReader, the “All-New NOOK,” just last month. Its grayscale screen strays from the NOOK Color, and while the device still runs Android, it looks and feels much more like a traditional eReader. However, the new NOOK has a brand new E Ink Pearl display that …

Barnes & Noble shipping new NOOK now

June 2nd, 2011

On Wednesday Barnes & Noble announced that it is now shipping its brand new NOOK eReader to customers who pre-ordered the device, and that new customers will still get their devices by Father’s Day. The updated NOOK offers a 6-inch touchscreen display with new E Ink Pearl technology, access to 2 million books, and a …