Dear #Mastomind: Any guidelines on E-Ink / B&W/grayscale / low-refresh rate app design / UI/UX?
I've recently come into possession of an e-ink book reader, and am discovering the joys (seriously) and limitations (dittos) of e-ink displays and software designed for them.
I've just begun looking for any information concerning design guidance for e-ink devices, and am coming up very short. If you're aware of any such resources please respond to thread.
Reboost on my E-Ink / Electronic Paper app design / UI/UX guidelines request.
Very few responses. I'm coming to suspect this is an under-served field.
@alcinnz In practice, there seem to be a few specifically-designed apps. For the most part, users are expected to install apps from either the vendor's (Onxy) curated store (a pretty good selection), Google Play, or F-Droid (which works wonderfully on the device).
Interestingly, Termux is among the better-performing native apps, and if you install the "Styles" app, includes a black-text-on-white-background e-ink style.
I've tried running the aalib demo 'bb' (over an SSH session, for some reason Termux has failed to package this... ) on the device. I would not recommend this. Though it gives an honest effort.
(Might even be manageable at one of the faster display modes.)
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