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after 1 month - nook vs netbook (and others ereaders) - changing opinion

 

hi all...
well, after 1 month using nook, and learning about eraders, im sad to say this but i think its better solution take a netbook!
the reader cant read pdf files nicely, we must change to epub and market dont hgave good convert softwares...
any after 1 month I STILL CANT RECONIZES my books and articles on mu sd card in NOOK...
so... why buy a erader, if its dont work for the pourpous that it was manufactured?!
if work for books bought online ok, SO DONT PUBLISH IN WEB THAT READ UR FILES PDFS AND EPUB FROM SDCARD...
B&N spent many time to launch new firmware, and while this not happens we r changing our opinions about NOOK...
so i think NOOK is losting space to other eraders and netbooks...
cya all
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I think that was the hardest post I ever have read!!

 

Netbooks are great but are not a stand alone eReader.  My NOOK has worked fine with no problems since I got my NOOK 6 months ago and it "work for the pourpous that it was manufactured?!"

 

And when you make an opinion it is your own; so therefore with his quote: "B&N spent many time to launch new firmware, and while this not happens we r changing our opinions about NOOK..." don't count me in your "we" category as I obviously am not part of it.

 

Good luck with your netbook!  I admit I read on my laptop occasionally but nothing beats an eInk screen.

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valdemar wrote:

 

hi all...
well, after 1 month using nook, and learning about eraders, im sad to say this but i think its better solution take a netbook!
the reader cant read pdf files nicely, we must change to epub and market dont hgave good convert softwares...
any after 1 month I STILL CANT RECONIZES my books and articles on mu sd card in NOOK...
so... why buy a erader, if its dont work for the pourpous that it was manufactured?!
if work for books bought online ok, SO DONT PUBLISH IN WEB THAT READ UR FILES PDFS AND EPUB FROM SDCARD...
B&N spent many time to launch new firmware, and while this not happens we r changing our opinions about NOOK...
so i think NOOK is losting space to other eraders and netbooks...
cya all

 

I agree with the previous poster, very hard post to read, I almost skipped over it.  

 

 

Nook vs netbook (and other ereaders) "better solution, take a netbook!" - A netbook is not an eReader.  I have one, I read a couple of books on it before I got my Nook and hated it.  It's like reading on a computer (obviously, since that's what it is) and it's darn near impossible to read on it bed.  It's not comfortable to sit in my recliner and read on the Netbook either, it wasn't designed with reading books in mind.

 

I'm extremely happy with my Nook, it does exactly what I want to it do.  I read books on it.  I don't care if I have a web browser on it, I don't care if I have games on it.  (Although I will admit that I play Sudoku on it ).  I don't want care if it ever has a calender, task list, etc, I have other devices that I use for those things that will always work better.

 

So, don't count me in your statement that we are changing our opinion, because I'm certainly not.

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well... lets talk about SOCIETY and benefits FOR ALL and not for egocentric emotions...

we r looking maaaaaaaaaaaaany   complaims about NOOK  and problems... just need a litle look in some pages in forum (erader soft and suport)...

 

i KNOW NETBOOK is not be compared a erader... first pof all netbook has BACKLIGHT, and ereadrer uses E-INK...

 

but WHAT funciton for ereader???? read E-BOOK RIGHT?!?!

 

nook DO THIS??!?!?!

I THINK ONLY BOUGHT IN E-STORE...

my complaim is about for porpous that was anouced by NOOK manufacturer: read all eletronics in xxx, xxx, xxx and xxx format...

but its doing this?!?!?!

OBVIUSLY SOME PPL HAS UR DEVIDE WORK PERFECTLY... BUT WE R MANY PPL... NOT ONLY 1...  if u got ur working fine... GOOD FOR U DUDE... GOD BLESS UR DEVICE... buit not come here and say to me, and other have proiblems with same device, that problem isnt exists...

 

i hope i was clearly now...

 

 

 

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And post #2 is super hard to read, but I made it through it somehow.

 

I love my nook.  The only aspects of the nook I don't enjoy are the daily, the web browser, the games, and some ebook prices (although that's not specifically a "nook" thing).  If I could take that crap out and use the nook for what it was primarily designed to do instead of having all this crappy bloatware, I wouldn't have to talk about any negative aspects anymore.

 

If you bought a nook wanting it to be a netbook, sorry you talked yourself into a misinformed purchase.  You've also said you have had the nook for at least 1 month, which should have given you PLENTY of time to read up on the issues other people were experiencing prior to purchasing.

 

The society and egocentric emotions comment brought me a good laugh though.  I thank you for that.

 

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Re: after 1 month - nook vs netbook (and others ereaders) - changing opinion

Well, now my brain hurts.

 

um

 

 


my complaim is about for porpous that was anouced by NOOK manufacturer: read all eletronics in xxx, xxx, xxx and xxx format...

 

but its doing this?!?!?!


 

 

If you actually listed the formats you think the nook can't read (but was promised to read) then maybe that would be a valid complaint, but as far as I'm aware, the nook can read every format that it claimed.  .pdf files are notoriously difficult on any e-reading device, because they weren't designed for e-reader screens, but that's a limitation of PDF and not the nook specifically.  

 

I think some self-reflection on the concept of "egocentric emotions" might be in order.

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valdemar wrote:

well... lets talk about SOCIETY and benefits FOR ALL and not for egocentric emotions...

we r looking maaaaaaaaaaaaany   complaims about NOOK  and problems... just need a litle look in some pages in forum (erader soft and suport)...

 

i KNOW NETBOOK is not be compared a erader... first pof all netbook has BACKLIGHT, and ereadrer uses E-INK...

 

but WHAT funciton for ereader???? read E-BOOK RIGHT?!?!

 

nook DO THIS??!?!?!

I THINK ONLY BOUGHT IN E-STORE...

my complaim is about for porpous that was anouced by NOOK manufacturer: read all eletronics in xxx, xxx, xxx and xxx format...

but its doing this?!?!?!

OBVIUSLY SOME PPL HAS UR DEVIDE WORK PERFECTLY... BUT WE R MANY PPL... NOT ONLY 1...  if u got ur working fine... GOOD FOR U DUDE... GOD BLESS UR DEVICE... buit not come here and say to me, and other have proiblems with same device, that problem isnt exists...

 

i hope i was clearly now...

 

 

 


 

 

First off it wasn't much clearer.. I have to read your posts multiple times before I fully understand what they say.  But hey some people can't help out how well they know grammer so no fault on you. For all I know english is a secondary language.

 

You do realize that the majority of people that post here have problems... hence the reason they post... they are looking for an answer.  The majority of NOOK users do not have problems, myself included.  I post here because I like to help people out and therefore I do.

 

I have been able to read every book I have downloaded and I have well over 500 books on my NOOK.  Are any of them technical PDF's??  No because when I bought my NOOK back in december I realized that a dedicated eReader would not work well with these kind of documents.  I use my laptop for them!

 

Again your opinion, "BUT WE R MANY PPL... NOT ONLY 1...  if u got ur working fine... GOOD FOR U DUDE... GOD BLESS UR DEVICE... buit not come here and say to me, and other have proiblems with same device, that problem isnt exists..."  is false.  Yes many people have problems.  Many people have problems with most electronic devices.  Either they didn't do their research first and got something they thought could do something else or haven't taken the time to adjust to the learning curve.  No electronic device is perfect.  But "we" is not correct.  Most people I know who have a NOOK have never had a problem.  And like previously stated, you see so many "problems" on here becasue this is a help forum... a place to come when you have a problem!

 

Have a great day!

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This thread just falls into one of the classic... "My nook brewed the worst cup of coffee today.  I hate this thing, get something else because the nook is terrible at these other important daily tasks in my life."

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JdiennoPSU wrote:

I think that was the hardest post I ever have read!!

 

I agree with that statement that I didn't even bother to try to figure out what the poster was saying except that he doesn't like the nook. 

 

People need to actually spell out words on forums since they have the advantage of a full keyboard.  This is not text messaging. 

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JdiennoPSU wrote:

 


valdemar wrote:

well... lets talk about SOCIETY and benefits FOR ALL and not for egocentric emotions...

we r looking maaaaaaaaaaaaany   complaims about NOOK  and problems... just need a litle look in some pages in forum (erader soft and suport)...

 

i KNOW NETBOOK is not be compared a erader... first pof all netbook has BACKLIGHT, and ereadrer uses E-INK...

 

but WHAT funciton for ereader???? read E-BOOK RIGHT?!?!

 

nook DO THIS??!?!?!

I THINK ONLY BOUGHT IN E-STORE...

my complaim is about for porpous that was anouced by NOOK manufacturer: read all eletronics in xxx, xxx, xxx and xxx format...

but its doing this?!?!?!

OBVIUSLY SOME PPL HAS UR DEVIDE WORK PERFECTLY... BUT WE R MANY PPL... NOT ONLY 1...  if u got ur working fine... GOOD FOR U DUDE... GOD BLESS UR DEVICE... buit not come here and say to me, and other have proiblems with same device, that problem isnt exists...

 

i hope i was clearly now...

 

 

 


 

 

First off it wasn't much clearer.. I have to read your posts multiple times before I fully understand what they say.  But hey some people can't help out how well they know grammer so no fault on you. For all I know english is a secondary language.

 

You do realize that the majority of people that post here have problems... hence the reason they post... they are looking for an answer.  The majority of NOOK users do not have problems, myself included.  I post here because I like to help people out and therefore I do.

 

I have been able to read every book I have downloaded and I have well over 500 books on my NOOK.  Are any of them technical PDF's??  No because when I bought my NOOK back in december I realized that a dedicated eReader would not work well with these kind of documents.  I use my laptop for them!

 

Again your opinion, "BUT WE R MANY PPL... NOT ONLY 1...  if u got ur working fine... GOOD FOR U DUDE... GOD BLESS UR DEVICE... buit not come here and say to me, and other have proiblems with same device, that problem isnt exists..."  is false.  Yes many people have problems.  Many people have problems with most electronic devices.  Either they didn't do their research first and got something they thought could do something else or haven't taken the time to adjust to the learning curve.  No electronic device is perfect.  But "we" is not correct.  Most people I know who have a NOOK have never had a problem.  And like previously stated, you see so many "problems" on here becasue this is a help forum... a place to come when you have a problem!

 

Have a great day!


 

Well put, JJ!

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Re: after 1 month - nook vs netbook (and others ereaders) - changing opinion

hey dude... u know what???  --->>> U RIGHT!!!!

 

im crazy... wtf im talkiing about!!!?!?!?

 

nook is unbelieveable machine!!!! noone have compaim about it!

 

and probably im stupid person with a machine that cant solve a litle problem since device has come to my hands!

 

sorry 4 that... i promess ill not publish ANYTHING anymore here in B&N forum...

 

cya...

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I guess he should have explained that he is from Brazil. But anyone who buys an electronic device with out doing their own thorough research has no right to complain because some sales person told you it could read pdf files as well as it can read epub files.

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blah, blah, blah... deleted

The above is based upon my opinion... yours may vary!
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blah, blah, blah ... deleted too! :smileyvery-happy:

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Some people have no sense of humor.  Fine, I'll delete it.

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Same here. :smileyhappy:

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Ozman69 wrote:

Some people have no sense of humor.  Fine, I'll delete it.


 

 

its easy have sense of humor when u dont hav the p´roblem unsolved...

 

hey AB... wauspp... i dont stand ur words...

 

my problem is a kind of joke to u all?!

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If the Nook is not the best device for your purpose then you should buy the device that is. Too many people fail to do their research and end up disappointed. Then they blame the device instead of taking responsibility for their own lack of preparation. 

 

I bought my Nook to read books, not to read pdfs, surf the web, or get weather reports. 

 

For my purpose, which is reading books, an e-ink device is the very best device for me. 

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Valdemar,

 

No one is real sure what problem you are having with your nook.  Obviously the nook handles pdf files, but it doesn't do them well.  If you have the original document that the pdf was created from you might be able to run it through Calibre (free download) and convert it to an epub.  If it's a Word document, save it as rtf and then convert through Calibre.

 

That said, the nook or any other e-reader is probably not what you need.  It is fine for most of us as we are simply reading books that are already in a epub or pdb with it. 

 

If you're trying to incite a riot against B&N, it won't work.

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