Amazon Could Put LCD and E-Ink in the Same Read-Anywhere Tablet

Back in 2010, a company called Pixel Qi seemed to have neared perfection with its transforming display. In a flash, it could bounce between a glare-free black and white readable screen and a vibrant LCD offering. Two years later, and we're still waiting to see a major product actually use it. » 8/30/12 9:12am 8/30/12 9:12am

Pixel Qi Boldly Claims Its Next-Generation Displays Will Be Better…

In a rather surprising post on her blog, Pixel Qi founder Mary Lou Jepsen claims the company's next-generation transflective LCD technology will not only match the new iPad's display in terms of resolution, but will also match and exceed its contrast, color saturation and even viewing angle. Them's fightin' words. » 4/23/12 8:53am 4/23/12 8:53am

Netbook LCDs Can Now Be Replaced With the Pixel Qi Display Kit

We already know that in a head-to-head in broad daylight the Pixel Qi display is heaps brighter than the iPad—but as the amazing Notion Ink tablet is still delayed you've got to DIY if you want that display. » 7/01/10 6:00am 7/01/10 6:00am

November Delay Could Doom Notion Ink Adam Tablet

As the tablet market gets even more crowded and competitive (read: Did you see Computex this year?), any delay could effectively end a company's chance at making that all-important first impression. Notion Ink Adam was just delayed until November. Updated. » 6/06/10 12:00pm 6/06/10 12:00pm

Slate Showdown: iPad vs. HP Slate vs. JooJoo vs. Android Tablets & More …

Everybody's talking about tablets, especially those single-pane capacitive touchscreen ones more specifically known as "slates." The iPad is the biggest newsmaker, but there are lots headed our way (most with built-in webcams). Here's how they measure up, spec-wise: » 1/29/10 9:00am 1/29/10 9:00am

Notion Ink Adam Pixel Qi Tablet/Ereader Hands On: Your Screen Is…

Housed in a wooden, painted prototype case, the Notion Ink Adam tablet is rough. But with Pixel Qi dual-mode screen tech on one arm and Nvidia's Tegra 2 on the other, it's one of the most exciting devices at CES. » 1/08/10 10:41pm 1/08/10 10:41pm

Pixel Qi E-Paper LCD Dual Display Video Walkthrough

Here's the first hands-on video with the new Pixel Qi LCD screen, a panel that touts a two-mode, high-resolution LCD display—one mode being "transflective," so that it swaps backlight for natural light, requires less energy and is easier on the eyes—LCD's answer to E-Ink. » 6/02/09 4:20pm 6/02/09 4:20pm

Pixel Qi: The Display That Will Make You Want an E-Reader

We've gone through it time and time again: One of the most formidable problems e-readers need to overcome is the expensive and primitive issue of e-ink. But Mary Lou Jepsen, of OLPC fame, has a new display that just might make the e-reader a viable, desirable, and even inexpensive gadget. » 5/30/09 6:30pm 5/30/09 6:30pm

Pixel Qi 3Qi Magic E-Paper and High-Res LCD Dual Display Becomes Real…

The display technology Pixel Qi has been promising is revolutionary: A high-res color LCD and low-power, reflective reader mode better than E-ink. For dirt cheap. And it's coming next month. » 4/23/09 11:29am 4/23/09 11:29am

Pixel Qi Laptop Could Run for 20-40 Hours on Standard Battery

Mary Lou Jepsen—the XO Laptop's designer and OLPC's CTO before defecting and founding Pixel Qi—has even grander ambitions for new laptop project than hitting a mythical $75 pricetag. Pixel Qi is working on a laptop will be able to run on a standard for 20 to 40 hours, no pixie dust required. » 11/29/08 9:30pm 11/29/08 9:30pm