eReaders are getting powerful enough to become fully-fledged Internet tablets, but gaming devices? That's a new spin. Turns out Qualcomm has a detachable game controller add-on for that Snapdragon-powered eReader prototype we first showed you on Wednesday. Take a look:
Qualcomm has developed a 5.7-inch (1,024x768) display for ebook readers that not only renders color and video; it does so with enough power efficiency to challenge a black and white, still-frame Kindle.
Ebook readers suffer because they use E-Ink, which isn't in color and doesn't refresh fast enough to do video. Qualcomm is quietly showing off its Mirasol display, now in full color with 30-frame-per-second video. See for yourself: