First Look: The first colour E-ink reader is now available. But is it any good?. Color JetBook Color 2 Review Ectaco jetBook. The review is not that positive ( seems to be an e-ink hater) but the picture looks really great. My detractors aren’t going to be happy today. Laptop Magazine has just posted their review of the Jetbook Color, Ectaco’s new ereader based.
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What about PDF handling? Ectaco says it will work with educational systems to preload textbooks for classes. We encourage schools to who might be interested in this device to think twice, as it doesn’t make sense to train our children to use an outdated operating system and a crippled and nonfunctioning piece of technology. We saw less glare in direct sunlight on the JetBook Color than on the Kindle Touch, but indoors, the gray shades blended together.
It is certainly darker than the screen on my Kindle DX. Keep in mind when you are reading coor normal e-Book with no color displayed on the screen you will get a massive improvement on the text based experience. You have everything from SAT Preparation courses to an interactive periodic tablet of the elements.
There is also no text on the screen to assist you in associating the sounds rdview hear with the written word. I found while reading a simple PDF it took a few seconds to turn the page, often ten seconds. I recommend this item to anyone that is a professional and needs a device for technical documentation and who is sick of all the tablets out there and wants a device they will have to charge maybe 5 times a year.
This small publishing company provides much of the accepted textbook material for New York State. Your email address will not be published.
Finally, anyone that wants to read comics should buy this device. Clearly I was revview wrong in my opinion of the device. For working on texts is still unmatched. I was under the impression that it was WinCE windows Compact edition.
Ectaco Jetbook Color Review | Color E Ink eReader Reviews
Finally, yes, the JBC does have a color E-ink screen. It’s so muted as to be difficult to ascertain what some of the original colors were. You can really tell Jetbook put a ton of effort into developing custom content for an e-reader and no other device on the market comes close in bringing a truly unique student experience to an e-ink based e-reader. TTS is also due to show up in the first update. Find Ratings E-Book Readers. There is also a 3. Music, Vocal Dictation, and more is possible with the built in microphone.
Each one of these genres has about six to twelve different applications that should greatly assist people. Find Ratings E-Book Readers 15 rated. The reason for this is because of the RGB color filter they use to overlay the display.
Ectaco Jetbook Color Review
But as an ereader, it is woefully incomplete. Mike Dctaco 11 Ecraco, Mike Ecgaco 21 February, Check this box if you wish to have a copy mailed to you. The sides are rimmed in an electro-plated plastic strip that looks like steel. The company indicated that a browser was in the works for the future, but is not a priority because the schools who are the target audience for this device do not want their students surfing the Web during class.
LaptopMag gave this a 1 out of 5. The back is covered in a faux-leather textured blue plastic with a JetBook logo in the middle. Make a Donation Newsletters Give a Gift.
When we plugged in a USB drive, the light on the drive indicated it was connected, but we had no way to access the files. I beg your pardon for my english and I hope I explain my thought well enough. However, you will have to wait between taps to know if the rctaco has recognized your input or not, and we often had to tap multiple times for our input to be read. This gives you a full color display to view a wide array of content and lets you experience e-paper like you never have before.
Please call Member Services at I believe that the reciew network security and business applications that come with Windows 8 will make the tablets preferred coloor business use. We encourage schools to who might be interested in this device to think twice, as it doesn’t make sense to train our children to use an outdated operating system and a crippled and nonfunctioning piece of technology.
First of all JBC actually has a sleep mode. It really is a game changer to display super high quality e-paper experience while giving you the option for vivid colors. From the main menu, when you push the Menu button a microphone icon appears in the middle the screen. Notify me of new posts by email. Content Solutions where she created custom publications for companies from American Express to National Parks Foundation. The stylus registers as a magnetic flux on the panel, thus transmitting your intended marks.
Almost nothing works as advertised and we found ourselves constantly ectac, from the touch screen’s responsiveness to the inability to use the included Wi-Fi radio. Mel 23 February, Choose from cars, safety, health, and more! The Oxford reference section also revjew some educational gems beyond your basic dictionary.
While color on an E Ink screen is unique, we could not see the difference enough to warrant much fanfare. Welcome to Consumer Reports. A low-end ereader with a high-end screen and a higher-end price.
In our experience, we only saw dozens, and even then, it was disappointing. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.