As far as the chimp comment goes by another reviewer. See and discover other items: However, according to the documentation that comes with the Literati, there’s supposed to be a lot of color content coming to the Kobo store soon in the form of newspapers and magazines, as well as more children’s books, cookbooks, and stuff along that line that has color illustrations. Push the up or down arrow buttons to highlight a book you want to open and press the center button to open the book on the screen. When I grow up i’ll be back. It is solely an ebook reader.

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Kobo’s ebooks use Adobe DRM so they are compatible with a large number of ebook readers lietrati ereader programs like Adobe Digital Editions.

While the name on the box says Sharper Image, it is made by a company called Merchsource. When you first use the device, you need to charge the battery and learn how to turn it on. English Choose a language for shopping. The litegati comes sealed in thick plastic, and it required some serious cutting to free.

The ideas and market placement of the device are interesting, but if it’s frustrating to actually use, who cares about the niceties? Liteeati first day I bought it I took it out of the box hooked it up to our wireless internet and it was awesome.

The little things give you away: why the Literati e-reader fails

The Literati will go for about five hours on a single charge, and that just isn’t enough for something that’s supposed to replace a book. Available from these sellers. Unplug the AC adapter from the Literati after at least six hours of charging. Customers also shopped for. There’s not a large selection of those just yet at Kobo, but literatii are coming apparently. The screen resolution is a phenom!!


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The color screen is a selling point for people who want to see all the illustrations in things like cook books. Unfortunately the e-reader said it was disconnected and my computer said it was not so I unplugged it anyway. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It quit keeping a charge and I need it for traveling. Is not a touch screen, and has a keyboard to perform searches in the bookstore.

In other words, though the third-generation Kindle is superior to its predecessor, the gen-two Kindle doesn’t look like a litersti sitting next to it. All that said, many consumers simply assume color is better than monochrome.

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Don’t show this again. It doesn’t have a lot of features or customizing options, and could greatly benefit from some firmware updates to improve overall usability and stability, but it does do what it says it will in an easy-to-learn, straightforward manner.

There are 7 levels of brightness to adjust and there is a dictionary to look up words you have to manually type the word to be looked-up. I am very pleased with my e-book.


Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: The edges are tapered so it fits in your hand comfortably holding either one or two-handed. The Literati readfr made out of hard plastic and feels pretty solid. Such affordable color LCD e-readers as the Pandigital Novelwhich fared poorly in our reviewand the Velocity Micro Cruz Readerare Android-based and offer more functionality, including Web browsing and media playback capabilities.

It has a 7-inch color LCD display with an aspect ratio of x —making it a lot longer and narrower than the more typical 6-inch ereader sized at x I love the easy reading. There was a problem completing your request. A dedicated e-reader, which the Literati is, needs to offer a problem-free reading experience, and the Literati does not deliver.

The center button is higher than the outer ring of buttons, making it hard to hit the up, down, and side buttons without hitting the center one.

They tend to get more compact, offer slightly improved readability better contrasta speed bump, and deliver longer battery life. Since the Literati doesn’t play video, display photos, or surf the web, the fact that it is a color geader reader doesn’t do a whole lot for it.