Available on pre-order from today, the Aura boasts a 6.8-inch E-Ink display with a resolution of 265 ppi--higher than the Kindle Paperwhite-- and also has the fastest page turner. Analysts expect it to sell well amongst people who want non-fiction books with illustrations, and childrens' titles.
After years bubbling under the success radar, Pixel Qi has revealed a large high-resolution screen that works indoors and outdoors with equal ease. If it succeeds, it could change how and where you use computers.
New data suggests that in Europe, iOS is twice as big a market as Android, and the news comes just as rumors resurface about Amazon's Android tablet hopes. Given Apple's dominance, Amazon will face unique challenges in launching its own tablet--but there are ways it can still turn out a successful device.
You're reading this text on a display now---but do you know how this screen actually works? Display technology is in the news a lot right now, as it's driving important sectors of the technology market along, from e-readers to super-bright cell phones to HDTVs. Various competing display technologies are good for some jobs, and bad at other ones, and they may shape how the coming explosion in tablet PC technology actually impacts your life.
We've been hearing about Pixel Qi's half-E-ink, half-LCD tech for ages, but with new info on its development it looks like it's about to burst onto the mainstream. Seven-inch tablet PCs may earn Pixel Qi some deserved limelight.