Support for commercial titles (ePub), Lots of font options, Cool, lightweight design.
Colourful creation. Simple menu system. Large internal memory. Fast page-refresh rate
Least-expensive e-book reader weve seen; PDF support; eight color options; dedicated screen-rotation button
Candy colors. Initial cost of admission cheaper than competitors. Support for open formats. Battery life is good for a fortnight.
Small and light. Inexpensive. Can read free books from online sources. Available in eight colors. Supports multiple languages in menus.
Excellent format, available in a choice of eight colours.
No dictionary, Navigation/pageturn button is annoyingly stiff, Requires special 2.5mm headphone jack
Badly designed buttons. Poor navigation
Feels noticeably less solid than other readers; derivative design; no keyboard for notes and searching
Flimsy buttons. Plastickyconstruction. Overpriced ebook store. Tacky user interfaced. No autosleep mode. No WiFi. No access to newspapers, blogs or magazines.
Slow to load. Stiff, cheap-feeling physical controls. Clunky, unintuitive interface. Requires Internet-connected PC for buying books, or adding them to or deleting them from your library.
By ElectricPig.co.uk on June 02, 2010
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By 5FWD on January 22, 2010
If you want to read books on a funky little reader, the Cool-er is a fine choice. But we're waiting for the new WiFi model, the Cool-er Connect.Cool-er Classic eBook reader is tagged with Cool-er eBook and Cool-er Classic. Select a tag (Cool-er...80
By Pocket-lint on January 20, 2010
The Cool-er is a competent device, but we do have strong concerns over it's built quality. For nearly £180 it just feels "cheap", especially when compared to the similarly priced...60
By GadgetSpeak on January 15, 2010
Over the last months I have requested to look at several of these book reading devices about the size of paperback but definitely lighter than a hardback. This is the first of them to arrive this one is called the...68
By Bit-tech.net on January 10, 2010
The Coolreaders Cool-er is arguably the easiest of the three readers to use, but its toy-like build quality and high price rule it out as a sensible option. While the Sony Pocket is the best all-rounder, it has an unintuitive menu and a small screen....60
By Macworld on December 21, 2009
E-books have numerous benefits. Eliminating paper saves resources. E-book readers take up little room in travelers' backpacks and purses, and yet can store the equivalent of a whole bookshelf. You don't have to go anywhere to buy or borrow an...70
By PCWorld on October 30, 2009
From its aspirational brand name (the ER in Cool-ER stands for e-book reader) to its hip tinted metallic case, the $249 Cool-ER clearly strives to distinguish itself from the black-and-gray competition--and to a large extent it succeeds. Skinny (0.43...80
By RegHardware on October 19, 2009
The Cool-er has all the hallmarks of a product in Version 1. The interface needs to be a lot more intuitive and the reader needs to handle supported document formats more accurately. With recent news of Asus intending to release an eReader for...60
By Expert Reviews on September 01, 2009
Theres increasing interest in eBook readers, prompted mainly by Amazons Kindle initiative. The idea of carrying around hundreds of full-length books in electronic form and reading them from a slim, mini-tablet has a certain geek-appeal, but to be a...40