Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Which one should I buy?

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-06-2008, 04:13 PM   #1
Archergal5219
Semi-retired semi-hero
Archergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-books
 
Archergal5219's Avatar
 
Posts: 64
Karma: 768
Join Date: Aug 2007
Device: Palm Zire71, EEE PC901, Sony PRS-505
Autoscroll on e-ink readers?

Do any of the e-ink readers support autoscrolling? I like to read and knit at the same time, and it's really nice not to have to take my hands off the knitting for a page turn.

Right now I'm using a Palm Zire 71 to read at night with lights out, and my Eee PC 901 w/Mobipocket Desktop reader.
Archergal5219 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2008, 04:28 PM   #2
Snowman
Connoisseur
Snowman doesn't litterSnowman doesn't litter
 
Posts: 97
Karma: 196
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London UK
Device: iPhone 5, Kindle K3
No e-ink reader supports autoscroll afaik. E-ink is actually very slow, and for best results requires an inverse "flash" as it switches pages to prevent ghosting. Also, once it has displayed a new page, it no longer needs power, whereas scrolling would need a continuous refresh.

For the very *best* autoscroll reader I have ever used, try the ice-book reader. But its expensive, even for shareware.
Snowman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2008, 06:02 PM   #3
DaleDe
Grand Sorcerer
DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.DaleDe ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
DaleDe's Avatar
 
Posts: 9,501
Karma: 4597184
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2
It is possible to make the Kindle auto page change using the feature intended for image viewing but no way to control the speed of the page changes.

Dale
DaleDe is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2008, 08:41 PM   #4
Archergal5219
Semi-retired semi-hero
Archergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-booksArchergal5219 has learned how to read e-books
 
Archergal5219's Avatar
 
Posts: 64
Karma: 768
Join Date: Aug 2007
Device: Palm Zire71, EEE PC901, Sony PRS-505
That's what I figured. Thanks, folks. I'll stay with my Eee, I guess.
Archergal5219 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2008, 01:08 PM   #5
Alisa
Gadget Geek
Alisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongueAlisa can tie a knot in a cherry stem with his or her tongue
 
Alisa's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,324
Karma: 22221
Join Date: Aug 2007
Device: Paperwhite, Kindle 3 (retired), Skindle 1.2 (retired)
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaleDe View Post
It is possible to make the Kindle auto page change using the feature intended for image viewing but no way to control the speed of the page changes.

Dale
Yep. It's my understanding that people adjust the font size larger to get around that. The time between pages is fairly short so most people need to decrease the amount of text per page.
Alisa is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Color E-Ink Readers Timoleon News 15 11-01-2010 06:28 AM
Any e-ink readers that run apps CPhill505 Which one should I buy? 8 08-27-2010 08:46 AM
Review and Comparison of 4 E-ink Readers billyad2000 Which one should I buy? 1 11-04-2008 09:15 AM
And we Thought E-ink Based Readers were $$$... brecklundin News 4 03-20-2008 12:38 PM
What e-Ink based readers are actually available as of right now? coleman Which one should I buy? 6 07-13-2007 08:32 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:14 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.