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SunBook netbook ships with Pixel Qi transflective display

SunBook netbook ships with Pixel Qi transflective display

A new netbook from Clover Systems has surfaced called the SunBook. The little machine is the first 10-inch netbook to ship with the Pixel Qi transreflective display. If you have forgot what that fancy display is, the thing lets you turn the backlight off for viewing in the sunlight or any other time you want to save power.

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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 sell out

Notion Ink Adam pre-orders sell out

Many were cautious about Notion Ink and its lack of track record in the tablet industry, but that doesn't appear to have affected the overall appetite for pre-ordering. Having gone up for pre-order earlier this month, the company now reports that the Adam tablet is completely sold out ahead of January 2011 deliveries.

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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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Pixel Qi 7-inch displays due H1 2011

Pixel Qi 7-inch displays due H1 2011

Pixel Qi has announced a timescale for its new 7-inch 3qi panel, intended to take on E Ink in the tablet and ereader market.  The display - a smaller version of the existing 10-inch model that will launch in the Notion Ink Adam and Innoversal Lattice - is expected to go into mass production sometime in the first half of 2011.

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Notion Ink Adam Passes Through the FCC Ahead of Schedule

Notion Ink Adam Passes Through the FCC Ahead of Schedule

The last we heard about Notion Ink's Android-based iPad-killing tablet, the company had begun to sift out developers for its proprietary application digital storefront. Codenamed Genesis, it got plenty of people excited for what was to come. And now we've got word that the tablet has managed to make its way to the FCC, and start its rigorous coursework to get passed. And, that's not all of the good news, either.

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Notion Ink Adam: Pricing and more

Notion Ink Adam: Pricing and more

In part one of our Notion Ink feature, we looked at the reasons for the delay in production of the Adam slate. Happily the company didn't rest on their laurels while investor and ODM issues were ironed out. After the cut, details of hardware and software changes - including Notion Ink's take on iTunes - plans for Adam's launch and pricing for all four versions, and what's down the line in terms of follow-up hardware.

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Notion Ink Adam: Behind the Scenes

Notion Ink Adam: Behind the Scenes

Notion Ink continues to be one of the most searched for companies on SlashGear, an impressive record for a start-up firm taking on the might of Apple. Closely followed since their CES 2010 debut with the Adam tablet, aside from a few morsels of news in the intervening months the company has dropped back into a stealth mode of sorts. Now, in the first of an exclusive two-part feature, SlashGear can flesh out the Notion Ink story so far, including investor nightmares, multiple ODMs and an Android app-drawer's worth of custom Adam applications.

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