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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On the bottom of the device is two stereo speakers that give you fairly reasonable sound quality. This is the first ereader to hit the market in Russia that is using the 9. It is currently the best 9 inch e-reader on the market and destroys its competition, such as the Amazon Kindle DX and Pocketbook If i got a tablet id spend all day goofing off on the internet. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The sample electronica song Intro. Android is also good, but at colro point you can get more work done with the iPad.

Your email address will not be published. Ecaco, content is ectwco. Nate Hoffelder 23 February, Either way, you’d be better off than with the JetBook Color. 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.

Other than entering a password for the Wi-Fi connection and Sudoku which comes preloadedwe could find no use for the ultra-tiny onscreen keyboard pictured right. Personally I love Marvel and Indie comics and buy a bunch online. Unfortunately, the dominant color is gray. I rather like the colors as they make it seem more like a paper version of the comic.


KW 22 February, Either way, you’d be better co,or than with the JetBook Color. The JetBook Color has a basic music player and a few preloaded tunes, including Beethoven’s “For Elise” with incorrect spelling. 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.

You might want to make the font a little bigger, but there are no options to physically change the font to, for example, Ariel or Times New Roman. How does this new technology developed by e-Ink Holdings stack up in a battery of real world tests? It’s not the pale gray that you might see on the Nook, Kindle, or other ereader. The distracting blinks of the page turns could not be activated xolor the stylus. KW 21 February, revifw Some potentially useful tools can be found within the Reiew and Games and Science and Math sections.

Navigation is fairly straightforward, in the sense that you tap the stylus, or maneuver with the buttons at the bottom to select the big squares. I recommend this item to anyone that is a professional and needs a device for technical documentation and who is sick of all the oclor out there and wants a device they will have to charge maybe 5 times a year. We saw less glare in direct sunlight on the JetBook Color than on the Kindle Touch, but indoors, the gray shades blended together.

They even have translations to help you learn new languages such as Spanish, French, Russian, and many more! I believe that the superior network security and business applications that come with Windows 8 will make the tablets preferred for business use.

Hardware wise this machine feels fairly high quality but suffers from unresponsive behavior. It was too dark to provide a high level of contrast with the text, which hampered easy reading.


Unfortunately, even with the Wi-Fi on, there’s no way to access the Web because there is no browser included. However, when you can, the notes are ecyaco saved when you turn the page and will appear as you wrote them the next time you open that wctaco.

Since its screen has a gray color so dark, white backgrounds are also shown as dark grays. See you later, Mel.

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Unfortunately, this processor is woefully underpowered for what this device is intended to reviwe. When we popped in a microSD card, an icon in the top bar indicated it was inserted, but again we had no way to access that content if it was not in an appropriately labeled folder. More than color, the x screen resolution is the big plus for this kind of use.

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Ectaco Jetbook Color Review

In the Language section, for instance, you’ll find Linguistic FlashCards, a Picture-related dictionary for learning a language, and Sudoku. Skip to content Tweet. I found most PDFs loaded properly right from the get-go, but comic books always warranted fiddling around with the settings to nail the sweet spot.

But I will note that jetbbook JBC has weeks and weeks of battery revirw. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. From the main menu, when you push the Menu button a microphone icon appears in the middle the screen.