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Old 02-03-2010, 01:43 AM   #1
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How do you hold a JB?

My default way of holding a JB is with my left palm, and I turn the pages using the slider with my thumb. Is this the optimal way to hold the JB, as intended by the designer of the product, I wonder? I'm a right-handed person, but I soon got used to wriggling my thumb to get to the next page.

Anyone has a different way of holding/using the JB?
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:35 AM   #2
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Don't use the slider-I just dont like the way it "slides". If the designers were smarth then they would have simply put two vertical buttons there for you to turn the pages. If I'm holding the book in my left hand then I use the left hand side buttons and if I'm holding in the right then I use the right hand side buttons
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:56 AM   #4
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I ignore the sliding bar on the left. Use either the silver buttons lower left or the cursor keys to change page.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:58 AM   #5
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I hold it in landscape in my left hand. This keeps my thumb right next to the page turn button.
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Old 02-03-2010, 01:42 PM   #6
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I also ignore the slider: two buttons for up and down would have been better.

I usually grip the lower two corners, and split about 50-50 between using the chrome buttons with my left thumb or the right/left arrows with my right thumb.
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I hold it in landscape in my left hand. This keeps my thumb right next to the page turn button.
I do the same.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:29 PM   #8
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I avoid the buttons if I could. I wish they would make less noise when I depress them, particularly the silver ones.
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:30 PM   #9
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If i had a JetBook Lite, I'd use the slider.
On the original JetBook, it's awkward to use the slider.
Left bottom page turners are the best when holding with either hands
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Old 02-03-2010, 09:38 PM   #10
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If i had a JetBook Lite, I'd use the slider.
On the original JetBook, it's awkward to use the slider.
Left bottom page turners are the best when holding with either hands
How are the sliders different between the original Jetbook and the Jetbook Lite?
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:47 PM   #11
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I don't. I have people for that.
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How are the sliders different between the original Jetbook and the Jetbook Lite?
both units have the same sliders but jetBook-Lite has the AA battery part that can be used as a holder and slider is very useful on this model.
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hold it by the batteries! its so well balanced, you never want to let it go!
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:42 PM   #14
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Seriously. In terms of Comfort, jetBook LITE is a clear winner because of the battery cage can be used as a secure holder for your left hand.
You really don't ever want to let it go.
I chose the normal jetBook because i could slide it in my packed laptop bag.
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