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  • May 22, 2013
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E-ink has a number of new products on display at SID Display Week this year and one of the more unusual ones is their new Aurora shelf label. This is going to be the first shelf label that can be deployed into a supermarket’s freezer case (or so E-ink says*). ePaper shelf labels are a…

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  • May 22, 2013
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When Google unveiled the Nexus 7 last year it was one of the best tablets on the market for its price point. The screen resolution, CPU power, and general polish couldn’t be matched by any other $199 tablet – but that is no longer true. The Chinese budget tablet maker Hisense has just released a…

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  • May 21, 2013
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Ever since I came home from CES 2013 I have been predicting that the new standard for 7″ budget tablets would be a dual-core CPU and a sub-$100 price. We’ve already seen at least one tablet that met the standard, and today another one showed up at BigLots. The new Polaroid PMID720 is only available…

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  • May 20, 2013
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Nook Media has shown every sign that they were getting out of the ereader business, but if today’s rumor is true then they’ll be leaving a gift behind as they go out the door. TechCrunch is reporting that the Nook Touch and Nook Glow will be getting an update sometime next month: An upcoming update…

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  • May 18, 2013
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Amazon has kept their 3rd Kindle model around for nearly 3 years, and today it looks like it is on the way out. Engadget reported this morning that the Kindle Keyboard 3G model was out of stock at Amazon, Best Buy, and Target. Normally I wouldn’t have paid attention to the story (Target hasn’t carried…

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  • May 18, 2013
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There is a new funding project on KickStarter that wants to raise funds to develop an ergonomic case for the Kindle. The Wingo promises to rescue Kindle owners from the torture holding an ereader. This case is equipped with a kickstand and a pair of wings that are designed to keep your hands in the…

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  • May 18, 2013
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Sony astounded the world a few days ago when they formally launched the 13.3″ digital writing slate that they had been working on for the past several years. This slate has a flexible screen that was promised to be more durable and lighter than your average ereader, and an early report says that promise is…

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  • May 15, 2013
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A reader has just pointed me at a press release that E-ink released yesterday. It seems that Sony’s new 13.3″ writing slate (the one with the flexible screen) is using a screen made by E-ink. They’re calling the new screen tech Mobius. Instead of the glass panel used in many ereaders today, the Mobius screen…

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  • May 14, 2013
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Archos is a French tablet maker that seems determined to release a tablet for every purpose and in every imaginable size. Archos has offered screens ranging from 2.8″ to a 13.3″ FamilyPad. In the past they have launched a gaming tablet, an mp3 player, and a glorified alarm clock, and today they are venturing into…

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  • May 13, 2013
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Notion Ink’s much hyped Adam tablet is back in the news today with new buzz about a new model being released (again). Let’s hope this round of leaks amount to more than the hype and hot air from the last time around. Engadget is reporting that they have their hands on a new brochure for the…