The enTourage eDGe is the world’s first dual book. The device is a combination of a notepad, netbook, e-reader, and video/audio recorder and player.
The enTourage eDGe does a lot of different things, individuals can surf the Internet, read an e-book, check emails or watch movies or listen to music from anywhere.
The eDGe comes with all the standard advantages that most e-readers have. The device has a glare-free screen, zooming features, and offers the ability for a person to read in sunlight. However, the enTourage eDGe is a serious step up from other ereaders that only allow a person to read books or magazines. The device offers far more features and is bound to be popular because it can do many things. The gadget also comes with a USB flash drive and SD card. Files from the eDGe can easily be moved back and forth from a MAC, Windows, or Linux-based PC.
One of the best features of the enTourage edge is the e-Ink technology that allows people to take notes on the book they are reading. This is perfect for people that have the habit of scribbling thoughts on the edges of their book’s pages. The device also has a journal page that can be opened and used by hand or with the help of a virtual keyboard. The company created this particular feature on the device for students. The designers of the enTourage edge wanted to create a gadget that would replace notebooks and textbooks that are typically carried by students.
The device is small, but it’s much larger than the traditional e-book reader. The enTourage edge weighs less than three pounds and has a 10-inch screen.
The large screen has its advantages because it reduces the amount of times a person needs to turn the page while reading books. The device will be available in black, blue, red or white and will begin shipping out to consumers in February 2010. It’s available for pre-order now for $490 from Entourage Edge.