|11-15-2008, 06:29 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Device: Cybook Gen3
Don't like the PRS-500/505 contrast? Buy a dark blue reader!
Every now and then I see someone here (on mobileread) who still doesn't like the contrast, even that of the 2nd gen devices. Or others that like it, but still wouldn't mind if it was a tad better.
So if that's the case and if you haven't bought a reader yet, why not buy a dark blue one instead of a silver one? The darker frame will trick your brain to think the display background is whiter than it actually is. Optical illusions can be a good thing!
I haven't actually seen a silver reader yet so I don't have firsthand experience on my advice, but knowing how our eyes work, I don't think I'm terribly wrong. Or am I?
|11-15-2008, 06:33 PM||#2|
zeldinha zippy zeldissima
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Paris, France
Device: eb1150 & is that a nook in her pocket, or she just happy to see you?
yep, you're right. it's a famous optical illusion.
squares A and B are the same colour :
here's proof :
|11-16-2008, 12:12 AM||#3|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Device: Sony PRS-505
|11-16-2008, 11:18 PM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Device: Kindle 1/2/3/4/PW2, Droid Maxx, Galaxy Tab 2 (10")
Doesn't bother me at all...but if I were manufacturing reader devices, I would use darker material surrounding the screen.
|11-17-2008, 03:20 AM||#5|
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Vigo, Spain
Device: Papyre 6.1 (Hanlin V3)
|color, colour theory, contrast, optical illusion|
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