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Sideload wirelessly?

Status: New Idea

I know it's been said before, but I want to add my voice to the mix.  Wireless sideloading is almost a necessary feature.  I've got a NST, and often, I get books from Project Gutenberg or Manybooks, because they are formatted better than what's available on the nook store.  I want to be able to send one of those books to an e-mail address (or through some other, similar action) and have them automatically sent to my nook without having to connect a cable.  I can't believe that it would be that difficult of a feature to implement.

Categories: nook simple touch
by on ‎10-10-2013 08:26 PM

While I agree it might be nice and they could probably do it somehow, I'm not sure why BN would want to spend resources to make it as easy to get books from other retailers as it is to get them from BN.   They don't make much money selling the device, they make the money selling the eBooks.

by gentlemanbeggar on ‎10-11-2013 02:37 PM
I suppose you're right, but it's still the one feature I envy that users of "that other ereader" have.
by on ‎10-11-2013 02:58 PM

The difference between the kindle and the nook is that only mobi files can be sideloaded to the kindle, where industry-standard epub files can be sideloaded to the nook.  As a nook owner, you can buy/download free books from almost any retailer and sideload them directly to the nook, whereas for the kindle you have to choose from sites that offer mobi or you have to convert the book to mobi (on your computer).  So while the grass seems greener from over here, it's actually just as brown.

by gentlemanbeggar on ‎10-14-2013 08:49 AM
You make a good point.
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