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Franklin Rocket eBook

Franklin Rocket eBook
alaScore 72

22 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the value for money.

portability, usability, screen

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Franklin Rocket eBook is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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The year 2000; The year for glasses

 

Saves paper

Not ready to give up those paperbacks yet, removes a whole catagory of pickup lines

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Bottom line: is it usable?

 

I am not going to write about technical details. I am going to tell you what I think about usefulness of this toy. I have owned the eBook for over two years. I have read a lot of messages in the mailing lists regarding the eBook devices. I spent ...

Let the revolution begin ; puts pleasure back into reading

Not for Internet-illiterate ; initial cost seems high ; no longer made

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Bottom line: is it usable

 

Let the revolution begin ; puts pleasure back into reading

Not for Internet-illiterate ; initial cost seems high ; no longer made

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Are eBooks THE Books of the Future

 

Before I got my Rocket eBook, I was convinced that ebooks are the books of the future, and would become more popular than paper books. Now I don't think so, or at least, certainly not any time soon. In the future, there may be improvements that make...

Books are cheap ; can read with the lights off

Too mysterious

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The Rocket eBook Pro: Like Kissing Your Sister

 

Carries multiple volumes

Limited book titles available, can't trade books with friends

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The Rocket eBook Pro: Like Kissing Your Sister

 

I purchased the Rocket eBook Pro because I am a true lover of a good read. I became enamored of the concept of carrying multiple volumes of my favorite books in one little device, able to be called upon at will to regale me with tales of far off...

Carries multiple volumes

Limited book titles available, can't trade books with friends

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This Will Be the Future

 

ease of use, portability

Price is still a bit too high

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This Will Be the Future

 

A very short time ago, if the word ebook or ebook reader was mentioned, most people didn't have a clue as to what was meant. But the debut of Stephen King's "Riding the Bullet" at least, started the beginning of the awareness this industry...

ease of use, portability

Price is still a bit too high

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Fantastic for reading ebooks!

 

I review ebooks, so the Rocket eBook was a major lifesaver for me. I can now download books and carry them with me everywhere without having to physically sit in front of a computer in order to finish a book - something I was (obviously) unable to do...

Incredibly easy to work with, great options

No way of knowing how many pages are in document

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Fantastic for reading ebooks!

 

Incredibly easy to work with, great options

No way of knowing how many pages are in document

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