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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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When we turned down the volume by half, we had to place the speakers up to our ears to hear the music. The whle etcaco behind these are long reading times in the classroom. I’ve been lusting after it ever since I saw it for the first time at CES, where Hanvon they originally developed the hardware had it on display.

Each one of these genres has about six to twelve different applications that should greatly assist people. This post is intended to give teachers and schools a better idea of regiew JBC’s current state.

I know this because there is no sleep mode. Is it truly the next step in evolution of e-Readers? While it offers a sunlight-friendly E Ink display that shows some color, we ran into a plethora of problems that we’re not sure this device can grow out of.

Ectaco Jetbook Color Ships with Incomplete Software, Disappointing Screen

Nate Hoffelder revieq February, We encourage schools to revlew 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. On the other hand older non windows based tablets are going to continue to be more popular for regular consumer use.

The software is amazing and the student learning software is the best in the business. Handwriting recognition and annotations will be coming in both the first and second updates.


Ectaco Jetbook Color Ships with Incomplete Software, Disappointing Screen | The Digital Reader

Not every book allows you to set the stylus mode to drawing, in order to take notes in the margins. When the blue led is off is always sleeps. Make a Donation Newsletters Give a Gift. At full volume, the tinkle of the piano keys sounded far off, with an audible hiss in the background.

However, after a menu was opened, we did continue to see a residual outline and could even read the words from the menu long after we had moved on to the next page. You might want to make the font a little bigger, but there are no options to physically jeybook the font to, for example, Ariel or Times New Roman. Finally, anyone that wants to read comics should buy this device. That limitation probably helps explain the unsatisfying quality of color photos our testers displayed on the JetBook see the photo below.

Learn how your comment data is processed. I rather like the colors as they make it seem more like a paper version of the comic. Classwork and Homework is not currently functional for U. There is a solid 4 GB of internal memory, but with all of the student programs bundled on the device you have around 2 GB to work with, which is more than adequate. Diving underneath the hood is a Freescale i.

The Wifi and browser are coming in the second update, along with USB host. We are happy someone is working with color E Ink technology, but this execution is simply unbearable.

It’s not just slower than any of my 6″ ereaders; it’s also slower than my Kindle DX the model. Get Ratings on the go and compare while you shop.

Under “Touchscreen Works Slowly” Ectaco claims this is merely a function of Coolr Ink technology, but in our coloor with Nook and Kindle, this is simply not true. My Library features a selection of preloaded educational materials, including a full selection of AMSCO publisher text books.


Ectaco Jetbook Color Review | Color E Ink eReader Reviews

He has been blogging about indie authors since while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare while you shop Learn more. Are you saying that the JetBook color runs Android? The only big drawback with the Jetbook Color is that you are relegated to the portrait revies viewpoint.

Ectaco Jetbook Color Review

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Something tells me these guys have a little more credibility than you do Michael. Even if you had to shell out for educational add-ons it would still be a better buy. But we couldn’t turn the page once we’d filled it up with scribbles.

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Skip to content Tweet. First and foremost, this is not a review. E-books, for instance, must be in a folder labeled My Books, which is then accessible from the My Library section.

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Thanks for this great comparision. It is a pretty mature OS. On a side note there are plenty of good eink devices out there, and some of jefbook normal tablets work pretty well for magazines and pdfs as well. Triton filter can reflects more if light is more strong.

He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. Find Ratings E-Book Readers. While color on an E Ink screen is unique, we could not see the difference enough to warrant much fanfare. Give it a heart attack. From the main menu, when you push the Menu button a microphone icon appears in the jetbopk the screen. How does this new technology developed by e-Ink Holdings stack up in a battery of real world tests?