Yes, there's a question mark in that speculative headline, because this report comes via disreputable, hit and miss manufacturer news resource DigiTimes. But still. It occasionally gets a thing right, like a broken clock.
E-ink displays are great in sunlight, but useless in the dark. So with hopes of ridding the world of stupid reading lamps, this super thin film promises to add a front light to your e-reader without sacrificing its battery life.
Qualcomm's Mirasol screen technology, which promises full colour, low-power, e-ink displays that'll bring Sunday supplements to life like never before, are about to launch. E-reader specialist Kyobo has shown off the first finished product.
UK magazine, sweeties and celebrity autobiography retailer WH Smith has signed a deal with Canadian e-reader company Kobo, which will see the high street chain selling its e-reader over here, complete with access to "2.2m titles".