|10-06-2009, 05:41 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Exeter, Devon, UK
WD adds e-ink screens to external HDDs
Innovative new use for e-ink
The more uses for e-ink screens the cheaper they should become.
|10-06-2009, 06:04 PM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Where I do.
Device: iPhone 5c & Kindle Fire HD
This isn't the first time eInk has been added to an external drive; My Lexar Mercury flash drive has a strip of eInk that gives a rough percentage of how much space is occupied/remaining. Though compared to that this seems a lot more practical.
|10-06-2009, 06:11 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: iPod Touch
This is the first I'd heard of this, I guess portable storage is advancing as quickly as everything else, so those 1TB and 2TB devices will eventually ship with screens so you can flick through the contents of the drive without a computer?
|10-06-2009, 11:27 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jul 2009
Device: The new iPad
that would be interesting. i've always wanted to know how much storage i have left in my external HDD especially when i don't have the computer.
|10-07-2009, 01:57 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Device: AVTN8; BBMini; Onyx Boox T68; SGN8
Nice! I want that feature on my WD Passport as well!
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