Lenovo’s Yoga Book C930 with E Ink touchscreen keyboard



The year’s most unusual laptop has two screens and no physical keyboard or touchpad.

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24 thoughts on “Lenovo’s Yoga Book C930 with E Ink touchscreen keyboard

  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    As usual and unfortunately E-Ink still has too high latency. It has to react instantly subjectively. Anything else is pure annoyance.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Garbage review ….sorry everyone on the planet types on glass ffs! And FYI not gonna base my purchase non if I can read Kindle books or not ! They have. Windows app I can view on the tablet side !

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    This is the future like it or not, eventually we will find a way for it to be as good and eventually better than a keyboard

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Oh. I mean, it's still dumb, but I thought they used e-ink to replace the letters in their keycaps so that the user could change them / they could be dynamic. Still not a 10/10 idea, but this is somehow worse. I also would never want to draw on an e-ink screen. That looks painful. They don't appear to be meant to be dynamically updated, let alone at a rate which would make drawing feel fluid ene but maybe it's just the camera – like with scanlines on old TVs or slow motion w/ a lot of lights (particularly fluorescent bulbs).

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    It's interesting for a proof of concept but I feel that it's too gimmicky to be useful in the long run. User experience drives things a long way and this laptop may not have a long life cycle

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Gimmick and yeah it's got some functionalities for e-ink purposes but is it worth 2k usd?

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Well… we do type on our phones' virtual keyboards all the time…

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Why do companies keep trying the screenboard? Nobody likes it. It sucks to type on. Give it up already.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    So it doesn't support .epub files? Thats a shame. Why cant it simply be designed to replicate what the main screen can display? Instead it seems to be some limited proprietary software for the e-ink display.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Ever since the release of the nintendo ds, i have been waiting for this day. Looks like though the answer to creating a dual screen device is not to completely get rid of all hardware input devices. I wonder if the experience would be improved by using a seperate mouse and keyboard, as i use a seperate mouse for my current laptop anyways, and i'll also use a seperate keyboard if im using a second display.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    It's about time, e ink is the future. When everythings working on a e ink systems no one will be woring about battery life. Looking forward to seeing the first move, game and camera on e ink systems, next step full colour. E ink smart wallet, I mean smart phone. The battery should last a week.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    Such little progress since the first version. what a shame.

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    E-ink is something definitely worth developing further for its low power consumption. What you want is a e-ink surface that can allow for changing shapes, creating textures and customized tactile abilities. So, the screen surface is going to have to be made from transparent memory materials. Eventually we will just think of things and they will appear in 3d holographics, then be printed with multi material printers. That eventually occurs at some point in time in the future though, so make it yourself, or continue to wait possibly even longer!

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  • October 28, 2018 at 8:06 pm
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    If you're poor and you are required to have a laptop for your work, this affordable laptop is for you

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