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Sony and reMarkable’s dueling e-paper tablets are strange but impressive beasts

Poor paper. It's in that ironic category where those who love it the most are the ones trying their hardest to replace it. Case in point: Sony and reMarkable, a pair of companies as unalike as you're

Crowdfunded reMarkable e-paper tablet ships on August 29

The idea of using technology to replicate the simplicity and versatility of paper is an enduring one, but no device has nailed it just yet. That may change with the reMarkable, a unique and ambitious

The reMarkable tablet is original and ambitious, unlike pretty much all the other ones

Years ago I called for a black and white computer, and that strange desire still lives within me today. While no one has yet taken me up on this amazing idea, the monochrome devices that do exist have

Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface

Sony's mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I've always had a soft spot for it. So I'm glad the company is doubling down

Flexible e-paper display is full color but less than a micrometer thick

Reflective displays like those found on e-readers are great for black-and-white text, but color has yet to make a compelling play on them. That may change with the serendipitous discovery of a full-co

Pebble Time Review

All smartwatches owe a debt to Pebble; the startup, in its previous life, was building smartwatches for BlackBerry devices back when people still used those. The Pebble Time is the second-generation P

Rumor Has It That Pebble Is On The Rocks Even With $18 Million In The Bank

Smartwatch maker Pebble seems to be in some trouble. According to sources close to the company, the company is having trouble maintaining its growth and has turned to a Silicon Valley bank for a $5 mi

Amazon Kindle Review: Touch Comes To The Entry-Level Reader

Amazon has updated it entire tablet and e-reader line, and the new, basic, iconically-named Kindle runs just $79 to start, and ships with touchscreen controls and twice the storage of the previous gen

Rewriteable, Non-Electric E-Paper Makes Big Promises, But Is It Really Useful?

A new display technology called <a href="http://www.itri.org.tw/eng/news-and-events/news-detail.asp?RootNodeId=050&NodeId=0501&NewsRoomNBR=201">i2R e-paper</a> is making the rounds today. It's

Video: Fujitsu Shows Next-Generation Color E-Paper

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Picture-11-620x462.png" /> Electronic paper has come a long way, but displaying content in color in a way that makes sense (refresh ra

Video: Bridgestone’s Flexible (And Pretty Cool) E-Paper "AeroBee"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/aerobee-620x340.png" /> In April last year, we've shown you a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/04/29/qr-lpd-bridgestones-flexib

Sony Makes Their Entry Into The "Flexible E-Paper" Party

Sony joins LG, HP, and… themselves (just noticed that) in the race to put out a decent flexible display. This one, being shown at a dealer convention, is an e-ink based display with a plastic su

LG Prepping 9.7" Color E-Ink Displays And 19" Grayscale Ones For Market

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/flexy.jpg" />E-ink, you are everywhere already. But LG wants you even <em>more </em>everywhere. So they're putting more effort into the p

Samsung Bails On E-Paper – Keeps Making E-Readers

Samsung has bailed on the e-paper reader market, citing the display costs as being too expensive. Electronista reports that this doesn’t mean they are completely out of the business though, as t

Tire maker Bridgestone shows world's first flexible e-book reader

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/bridgestone_e_paper_flexible.jpg" /> Tire maker Bridgestone isn't the first company that comes to mind when thinking about electronic pa

New e-paper tech promises better contrast and color

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/nphoton200968-f5.jpg" />Although the Kindle 2's screen is much improved over the first one's, it still lacks the contrast and brightness

Color e-paper you can write on? Yes, please

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/zu1_qrlpd.jpg" />I can't imagine that this stuff is cost-effective right now, but in a couple years? Damn, I might just buy me a Kindle 5

Tokyo uses e-paper as disaster prevention measure

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/toppan_signage-630x472.jpg" /> While the rest of the world is waiting for the breakthrough of e-paper as part of everyday life, Japan se

Sharp unveils LCD panel with integrated memory function

Sharp has developed LCD screens with a memory function that makes it possible to save the displayed content after the power supply is cut off. A number of prototypes (in 1.7-, 2.4-, 6.1- and 14.1-inch

CEATEC 2008: Citizen demonstrates mini e-paper prototype (video)

http://blip.tv/play/ih_Rs3GJ5FQ The video shows Citizen‘s so-called Denshi peepa (e-paper) display, which has an amazing quality but wasn’t as impressive as Fujitsu’s FLEPIa e-reader
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