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Qualcomm Launches Toq, Its Very Own Smartwatch

09/04/2013, If you’ve been following tech news since last week, you’ll be aware of the fact that Samsung was going to unveil its new smartwatch today. It did unveil the new product, Samsung Galaxy Gear has officially been announced. Though its not the...

Qualcomm 2,560 x 1,440 Mirasol Display

05/22/2013, Mention Qualcomm and what would most of you think of right away? Chances are it would be chipsets, especially those that keep a fair number of smartphones around the world up and running. Having said that, here we are with something that is far different...

Kobee Jin Yong Reader gets a Mirasol display

01/30/2012, At the Taipei International Book Fair, Qualcomm has announced that Kobee has selected the Mirasol display technology for their Jin Yong Reader (the reader has been named after Jin Young, a popular author in China ). The tablet features a 5.7″...

Bambook Sunflower: the first mirasol display e-reader

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Qualcomm’s mirasol display has been announced quite a while ago but we have yet to see it in products this side of the world, however that may all change soon. Today Qualcomm MEMS Technologies and The Shanghai Nutshell have announced the...

Kyobo e-reader hits South Korea

11/22/2011, There is nothing quite like curling up to a good book on a rainy day with a hot mug of coffee in one hand, while there is also a plate of cookies that delivers quick and easy access to boot whenever your stomach experiences hunger pangs. Well, these days,...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system...

Qualcomm Confirms Original Mirasol eBook Has Been Cancelled

06/02/2011, Update: the original title and post may have made it sound like Mirasol (the technology) was dead. This is indeed *not the case*. We apologize for any confusion. What was cancelled was an eBook project that uses Mirasol. Yesterday, Paul Jacobs told a...

Video shows PocketBook developing tablet with Mirasol display

01/06/2011, We previously caught a slip-up that more or less confirmed that PocketBook would be offering a Mirasol display device in the future. Now a demo video of an upcoming tablet from PocketBook has surfaced and seems to show the device with a Mirasol display....

PocketBook Accidentally Confirms That It Will Use A Mirasol Display

11/23/2010, Seems that someone jumped the gun with the press release as PocketBook USA just confirmed that it will be offering the first Mirasol e-reader at CES 2011. Details are scarce at the moment but apparently the prototype is capable of handling 12 frames per...

Mirasol Displays Coming to Smartphones Also

10/04/2010, While we had reported that the Mirasol display technology from Qualcomm would be delayed until 2011, we now are learning a little bit more information, in particular that the Mirasol technology would also be headed towards smartphones. Qualcomm is still...

Mirasol Low-power Displays Delayed Till 2011

10/02/2010, We’re all looking forward to low-power color displays that are capable of looking good in direct sunlight, and thus most folks were waiting for the arrival of the Mirasol displays from Qualcomm, slated to arrive in 2010. There is a spot of bad news,...

Qualcomm invests up to $2 billion in Mirasol color eReader displays

08/20/2010, Qualcomm has reportedly coughed up to $2 billion of their cash to invest in a new low power eReader display that will boast a faster refresh rate compared to E Ink, not to mention the ability to display color as well. Known as the Mirasol display, it...

Mirasol ultralow-power display hands-on

02/17/2010, [MWC 2010] I’m holding in my hand the latest, best and largest version of Mirasol – an ultra-low power display that could power the next-generation of Color Kindle and many more ebook readers. Not only does the display consume only a fraction...

Qualcomm Mirasol ebook reader

11/19/2009, Qualcomm has previewed its Mirasol ebook reader recently, boasting a 5.7″ display that offers full color and video playback without causing too much of an impact on battery life. The final product is expected to see color-enabled ebook readers...