Barnes & Noble - Nook

Jerry Hildenbrand

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I ordered a Nook for my wife. When ordered it (11/17) the estimated shipping date was 12/11. It's now been pushed to 12/18.

Yeah, mine says the 22nd :( I waited too long and ordered it at thanksgiving. B&N blew it. Imagine how many they could have sold if they were sitting on the shelf beside the coffee shop.
 

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I'm holding off my purchase to see what the first software update brings. I have a few hundred epub books that I want to side load and I am hoping for a better way to organize than is presently available.
 

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just wondering when everything's easily accessible and this thing becomes essentially nothing with browsers and full android ability, pandora, etc.....how is AT&T going to respond?

basically unpaid customers that will have the potential to use hundreds of MB of data per month
 

Jerry Hildenbrand

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AT&T will release a patch that only unmodified Nook's can receive. Devices without the patch won't be allowed access to the network.

Then Nook dev's will circumvent it and the cycle will go on.

I think AT&T should just offer a non contract 15-20 dollar a month solution and unlock the network on all of them. This is a fight they can't win, as everything in the Nook's software is open source and fairly easy to modify. I know I'd shell out $200 a year for my daughter to have complete data on her Nook (when we ever get it!) vs. me having to monkey with the software every time AT&T releases a patch.
 

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AT&T will release a patch that only unmodified Nook's can receive. Devices without the patch won't be allowed access to the network.

Then Nook dev's will circumvent it and the cycle will go on.

I think AT&T should just offer a non contract 15-20 dollar a month solution and unlock the network on all of them. This is a fight they can't win, as everything in the Nook's software is open source and fairly easy to modify. I know I'd shell out $200 a year for my daughter to have complete data on her Nook (when we ever get it!) vs. me having to monkey with the software every time AT&T releases a patch.

it's a losing battle for AT&T
 

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Well, I was excited to see a Nook thread, and then disappointed to see it last modified back in december. They have a lot a development going on...just not enough. Still probably the best tablet form factor android device.