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Does a screensaver serve any purpose on eink displays?

Technically it isn't a screensaver since the images are static (unless of course the device cycles through images at regular intervals). Either way, e-ink doesn't suffer from burn-in, so it really isn'...
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Media queries to distinguish between Kindle e-inks vs non-e-inks

The preferred solution (and the one I use) is to create default css outside of the media query breakpoints, and then this css will apply to e-ink devices (which don't support media queries -- even the ...
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Are there any rugged ebook readers out there?

For kindle devices, redpepper cases are very rugged and waterproof.
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Things to consider for choosing an e-ink pdf ereader for science books and papers

In a personal conversation, somebody raised my attention to the following concerns: many ebooks have colourful pictures and diagrams, so a black-and-white e-ink display might not be suitable for all ...
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Does a screensaver serve any purpose on eink displays?

As you said, e-ink displays work differently from computer screens, this is not necessary and I think that the only reason to have a screensaver is for aesthetic purposes. I have a Kobo ereader and ...
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Media queries to distinguish between Kindle e-inks vs non-e-inks

I came up with something very close to what you have, see this thread: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274927 The media query I have is: /* kindle 1/kindle 2/kindle DX, ...
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Are there any rugged ebook readers out there?

Unfortunately the Earl "backcountry survival tablet" crowdfunded project seems to be dead and those who preordered are asking for refunds on their forums. Since you'll probably want a waterproof ...
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Are there any free open-source custom firmwares for e-ink devices?

KOReader is an ereading software available for several devices and platforms. Quoted from Mobileread wiki: KOReader is a document viewer for Linux based E Ink devices. Currently there are ...
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How to use the e-ink Kindle readers to display photos?

I've got a 7th Generation kindle and found that I can upload PDF files directly via the USB cable, however I can't get images to upload no matter which of the options I tried that have been mentioned ...
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