E-ink is so Retropunk

E-ink devices are like a hacker’s dream come true, taking us back to the magical days of computers in the 80s and 90s. With low power consumption, simple architecture, and a focus on simplicity, these devices offer a refreshing alternative to modern technology. The software ecosystem for e-ink devices is homebrew, with enthusiasts creating and sharing their own apps. While there may be some limitations and challenges, the possibilities for hacking and customization are endless. If you’re interested in exploring e-ink devices, the reMarkable and Kobo are great options to start with.


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