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Notion Ink Adam display neither matte nor scratch-resistant? [Updated]

Notion Ink Adam display neither matte nor scratch-resistant? [Updated]

Frustration among Notion Ink Adam pre-order customers, as one of the most anticipated display features - the matte finish, scratch-resistant display - turns out to be not entirely as is seems. According to Notion Ink's "Design" page, the Adam tablet's screen is "made of pure matte glass"; however, according to company emails to pre-order customers, in actual fact the display itself is glossy and non-scratch-resistant, and uses an adhesive screen protector in order to meet the promises on the spec sheet.

Update: Notion Ink comment added after the cut

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Pixel Qi & CPT partner to boost transflective display production; 7-inch due in Q2 2011

Pixel Qi & CPT partner to boost transflective display production; 7-inch due in Q2 2011

Pixel Qi displays should be in greater supply next year, with the transflective screen company announcing a manufacturing partnership with CPT. The deal will see the two firms release three new screens "of various sizes" in the new year, including a 7-inch 1024 x 600 panel that is expected to go into mass production in early Q2 2011 after making its debut at CES in January.

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Notion Ink Adam pre-orders from 1.30pm EST: Price-cuts & more

Notion Ink Adam pre-orders from 1.30pm EST: Price-cuts & more

Notion Ink has announced pre-order information for their Adam tablet, with the slate going on sale to existing commenters at 1.30pm EST today and then on general sale at 7.30pm EST. The tablet has also seen some price movement - in the right direction - since we reported the company's preliminary figures: the entry-level LCD WiFi Adam is $375.33 (rather than $399) while adding 3G takes it to $425.33. Pricing and more details for the other models after the cut.

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Pixel Qi 7-inch display headed to CES 2011

Pixel Qi 7-inch display headed to CES 2011

3qi has confirmed that samples of its new 7-inch Pixel Qi display will be available in time for CES 2011 in January next year. Announced back in September, the 7-inch display was initially promised for the first half of 2011, with the possibility of limited sampling in the last quarter of this year; according to the company's product page, the final specifications of the screen are in development now.

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Notion Ink Adam UI detailed: OpenGL, magazine-inspired & mysterious new sensor

Notion Ink Adam UI detailed: OpenGL, magazine-inspired & mysterious new sensor

Notion Ink has been teasing us with an ongoing series on the design decisions behind their much-anticipated Adam tablet, and in their latest article they're touching on the UI.  Based on the OpenGL engine, the Notion Ink Adam UI will be "heavily accelerated" and use various 3D effects; however, the company also says that it won't be "glossy and web 2.0-ish," instead being better suited to the nature of the Pixel Qi display.

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Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi already offer their 3qi multi-mode display as a bare panel for those wanting to upgrade their 10-inch ultraportables, but now the company has confirmed that Display Solutions AG have used their panels for a range of USB and wireless USB companion displays.  The Display Solutions d-screen-Qi10 pairs a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 3qi display with the company's own d-screen-HYBRID driver board, which can be hooked up via USB, wireless USB or ethernet.

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