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Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

The pieces of Amazon's Android tablet puzzle continue to coalesce, with the retailer's lengthy parts supplier lists leaking ahead of what's expected to be a commercial launch of two slates later in Q3 2011. As well as NVIDIA's processors, the slates will reportedly use CPT touch sensors, after existing Amazon supplier E Ink - which provides the epaper panels for the Kindle - helped get the display manufacturer's foot in the door.

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E Ink snowboard with giant nose display surfaces at SID 2011

E Ink snowboard with giant nose display surfaces at SID 2011

The E Ink display is a very cool bit of tech. The displays are easy to read in direct sunlight and they need little power to operate. Over the years since the E Ink screen debut, they have found their way into all sorts of devices from eReaders to watches with lots of stuff in between. At SID 2011, a new use for an E Ink screen surfaced and it is a first. The large screen you see there is on the nose of a snowboard. I hope it's rugged.

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Apple inks EMI Music deal ahead of cloud-music launch

Apple inks EMI Music deal ahead of cloud-music launch

Apple has reportedly signed a cloud-music licensing deal with EMI Music, and is "very near" to similar deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, according to the latest tattle from the record industry. According to CNET's multiple sources, EMI has joined Warner Music Group in agreeing to a cloud-based system whereby, rather than asking users to go through the time-consuming process of uploading all of their music, their local library would be scanned and any tracks they own be streamed direct from "master recordings" already online.

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Apple, E Ink, ITRI and Samsung Top Field in SID 2011 Display Awards

Apple, E Ink, ITRI and Samsung Top Field in SID 2011 Display Awards

The Society for Information Display (SID) sent out their top Gold awards to the groups they felt deserved recognition in the area of global advancement of electronic display technology. Lots of words there adding up to SID being the authority on telling people which manufacturers are putting out the best displays. This year's Display of the Year awards are what the press release below notes as easily subtitled the “Up Close and Personal” awards. Big winners include Apple, E Ink, and Samsung. For what did they receive such great honors?

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Amazon Tablet using E Ink Hydis FFS display for 2H 2011 release?

Amazon Tablet using E Ink Hydis FFS display for 2H 2011 release?

The Amazon tablet rumors refuse to die, and now there are whisperings of another OEM and even some component orders to throw into the mixture. After rumors last month that Samsung would be producing the Amazon tablet for a potential late-Summer release, now DigiTimes' sources have waded in with word that Quanta Computer will be handling production, using Fringe Field Switching LCD displays sourced from epaper manufacturer E Ink.

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Apple softening on iPad subscriptions as Time inks print access deal?

Apple softening on iPad subscriptions as Time inks print access deal?

Apple's attitude toward digital magazine subscriptions on the iPad and other iOS devices seems to have softened, with reports that publisher Time Inc. has secured a deal that will bundle free iPad access to print subscribers. As of today, the WSJ reports, those with print subscriptions to Time, Sports Illustrated and Fortune will all be able to log into the iPad app versions of those magazines using their existing subscriber details. Previously, Apple refused to allow iPad access to be bundled with print subscriptions.

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Kodak Announces ESP Office 2170 All-in-One Inkjet With Mobile And 3D Photo Printing

Kodak Announces ESP Office 2170 All-in-One Inkjet With Mobile And 3D Photo Printing

Kodak has announced its new addition to the All-in-one Inkjet Printer line, the ESP Office 2170 AiO printer. Like many new printers the Office 2170 will do away with cables as it can connect to your wireless network and it multifunctions to scan, fax, and copy. But it adds to that some features that sound cool, but you may seldom use, including the option to print direct from your mobile devices, print from video, and print 3D photos.

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T&T Pen uses spiral ink refill to pack in more ink and makes for less waste

T&T Pen uses spiral ink refill to pack in more ink and makes for less waste

I don’t have to write things out by hand much anymore, but I can remember back in college and when I had a real job it seemed like my pen was constantly running out of ink. It sucks to have to stop what you are doing and hunt down an ink pen. The reason the ink always ran out is that the little clear tubes inside just don’t hold that much ink. You could get a much larger ink holder inside since the barrel of the average pen has a lot more room than is used.

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Use Lemon juice to make a printer that uses invisible ink

Use Lemon juice to make a printer that uses invisible ink

When I was a kid, my friend had this pen with invisible ink. You could write a note with it and then the person you sent it to had a different pen that made the text show up. We though it was awesome because you could send notes and if you got caught it was just blank paper. If you want to relive that sort of mystery from your youth, Make has some instructions to recreate that invisible ink for the modern age.

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