Onyx International Android-Powered E Ink Smartphone in the Works

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http://www.talkandroid.com – You’ve probably heard of Onyx International being a manufacturer of eBook readers over the past few years. You’ve also most likely heard about E Ink technology. Where am I going with this? Well apparently, Onyx International has created a prototype Android-powered smartphone that uses the same E Ink technology found in eBooks. Now before we slam this idea and ask why anyone would want such a seemingly antiquated technology on modern smartphones, let’s think about it. What does E Ink bring to the table? Battery life and visibility in bright light. These seem ideal for a co (IT news)