Tuesday, October 02, 2012

New Study Suggests E-ink is NOT Better for Your Eyes Than LCDs - The Digital Reader

Now all we need is a lightweight "iPad mini" with a Retina display...
"If you’ve been reading ebooks for any length of time then you’ve probably heard about how E-ink screens are nicer on the eyes than LCD screens. It’s simply common sense that not having a light shine in your face must be better for you, and that is why E-ink Corp wants everyone to switch their reading over to devices with its screens.
But like some common sense assumptions, this one doesn’t stand up to scientific scrutiny. A paper published in Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics last month reveals a fascinating study which suggests that it’s the resolution more than the screen tech which has a harmful effect."
New Study Suggests E-ink is NOT Better for Your Eyes Than LCDs - The Digital Reader
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