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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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Verizon MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot on sale now

Verizon MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot on sale now

Verizon has launched the Novatel Wireless MiFi 4510L mobile hotspot, offering a 4G LTE connection for up to five WiFi-connected clients. The MiFI 4510L is priced at $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, as long as you're happy with the two-year data plan agreement; they kick off at $50 per month for 5GB of data.

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Apple hybrid e-paper/LCD display plans tipped in new patent application

Apple hybrid e-paper/LCD display plans tipped in new patent application

Talk of an e-paper based iPad has rumbled around since the reveal of the first-gen model, but so far Apple has proved unwilling to move beyond its multi-purpose IPS LCD display and consider either monochrome or color e-ink panels. According to a freshly published patent application by the company, however, they've at least given thought to the merits of electronic paper; in a submission titled "Systems and Methods for Switching Between an Electronic Paper Display and a Video Display" Apple describes a layered display sandwich which would combine traditional LCD and e-paper screens.

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Spring Design “phasing out” Alex ereader

Spring Design “phasing out” Alex ereader

Spring Design has apparently confirmed that it is "phasing out" the dual-screen Alex ereader, with no replacement in sight. On sale since March 2010, the Android-based device - which has an E Ink panel on top and a color LCD touchscreen underneath - will apparently be retired over the next six months, according to an email the company sent to The Ebook Reader.

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NoteSlate Features ePaper Display, Coming Soon for $99

NoteSlate Features ePaper Display, Coming Soon for $99

As far as tablets go, there's one for everyone's taste. In the case of the NoteSlate, it's for anyone who wants to have a tablet that features an advanced ePaper capacitive touchscreen display, of which you'll be able to write in four different colors. There's a catch with the colors, though: you'll only be able to write in one at a time, based on the model that you decide to drop your hard earned money on.

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BAE Systems Plans to Use E-Ink to Camouflage Tanks

BAE Systems Plans to Use E-Ink to Camouflage Tanks

BAE Systems is a British defense firm that specializes in bringing some of the coolest, and craziest ideas to military personnel. Based on concept designs that the firm believes can be brought into reality in a short amount of time, their new idea to hide tanks on the battlefield is certainly one that could make E-Ink awesome.

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HTC E Ink plus 3D displays & cameras in consideration tips job spec

HTC E Ink plus 3D displays & cameras in consideration tips job spec

HTC could be looking to use low-power E Ink epaper as well as 3D-capable displays and cameras in future devices, if a job description for a role at the company is to be believed. The position - baseband design engineer - calls for someone familiar with "multiple display technologies( TFT-LCD, PMOLED, AMOLED, E-ink, etc)" and "with 3D display and imaging technologies."

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Entourage Pocket eDGe gets official for $400

Entourage Pocket eDGe gets official for $400

It's been available to pre-order for a short while now on Amazon, but Entourage has finally got around to officially announcing the dual-display Entourage Pocket eDGe. A smaller version of the original eDGe clamshell, the Pocket eDGe pairs a 7-inch WVGA color resistive touchscreen with a 6-inch 800 x 600 E Ink display with a Wacom active digitizer.

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Hanvon color eReader up for pre-order with hybrid pen/finger touchscreen

Hanvon color eReader up for pre-order with hybrid pen/finger touchscreen

Hanvon's color ereader isn't expected to arrive until Q1 2011, using E Ink's freshly announced Triton e-paper display, but the company is apparently already taking pre-orders. Tipped for February 2011 delivery, the first version will be WiFi-only and is priced at 3,500 yuan ($528); it will be followed by a 3G model for around 3,800 yuan ($574).

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Phosphor World Time watch uses E-Ink display

Phosphor World Time watch uses E-Ink display

E-ink screens are really cool, the tech sips power, needs no backlight, and is easy to read in direct sunlight. I have seen the tech used on watches before from Phosphor and the company has now announced a new addition to its E-ink watch line.

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Verizon Samsung Zeal official: E Ink keys, dual-hinge and Exchange support

Verizon Samsung Zeal official: E Ink keys, dual-hinge and Exchange support

We spotted Verizon's new E Ink feature-phone, the Samsung Zeal, getting a premature preview earlier today, but the carrier has now come clean on the dual-hinge handset. Like the Alias 2 before it, the Samsung Zeal has a full QWERTY keyboard which uses E Ink keys; that allows the layout to change according to what app is running and which way around the handset is being held.

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E Ink debut Triton color e-paper

E Ink debut Triton color e-paper

E Ink has officially announced their color e-paper display, E Ink Triton, as used in the Hanvon color ereader shown yesterday. Hardware details for the Triton display are sparse, but it's known to support 16 levels of greyscale along with "thousands" of colors via a filter layer on top.

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