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Editor's rating : Discuss this product Where to Buy. What's hot: Sharp eInk display. Has both 3G and WiFi.
Supports ePUB format. What's not: Can't create collections or folders to organize books. Editor's note, Nov. Let's face it, the nook launch in early December was a fiasco. You couldn't buy the darned thing. And they weren't ready to ship en masse just after the holidays either. It took until mid-February to get them to stores and have them in stock for shipping online.
We can only imagine the head honchos at Sony makers of the competing Sony Reader Pocket Edition and Sony Reader Daily Edition toasting each other with saki glasses held high while Amazon's Jeff Bezos cackled in his infamous way.
An experienced tech company would have paced the release differently. We weren't among the small group selected to receive and review the nook in early December. But, perhaps like you, we did head to our local Barnes and Noble and spend lots of quality time with their demo nook.
Our verdict at the time? The same as nearly every review you've read: it stunk. It was slow, buggy and the touch screen UI was clumsy. So we didn't bother ordering one and writing a me-too review.
But here's what made the nook's second coming possible: the hardware was top notch, the problems slow page turns, sideloaded books with garbled titles, crashes and UI missteps were all in the software.
We rarely get to write complete turn around reviews, but this is one. Today, the nook could replace them both. We aren't going to bore you with every little detail, you've seen photos, read the early reviews and maybe seen a demo unit at your local store that may have been abused and never updated, but it was enough to give you an idea of the product and features. But we'll cover the basics now: the nook is an eInk ebook reader that uses the same display technology as the Kindle and Sony Reader PRS among others.
The 6" display does not have a touch layer, instead the nook has a 3. You simply read from the eInk display and turn pages with the hardware buttons on both the left and right sides so everyone's happy. Every other form of control and interaction is done via the touchscreen.
Android is a form of Linux, and most other eBook readers run on some form of Linux too. The nook has a removable back cover where you'll access the replaceable Lithium Ion battery and microSD card slot.
Lastly, you can check out and read digital library eBooks and Google's public domain classics in ePUB format. Take that, Amazon. No, you can't read Amazon Kindle books because Amazon uses a proprietary format and that means only Kindles can read Kindle books.
The nook ships in an iPod Touch-inspired clear plastic case that's beautiful but despairingly difficult to open. Steve Jobs would have fired the packaging designer. But we also bet you won't want to replace your nook with an iPad since the iPad lasts a fraction of the time the nook does on a charge if you turn off the nook's WiFi and LCD screens can tire the eyes while eInk doesn't assuming good ambient light.
The nook is also a lot smaller and lighter, and is about the size of a trade paperback. What's in the package? The nook with battery pre-installed, a USB cable and a tiny charger that looks like the Kindle charger which looks like the iPhone charger.
There are also two tiny printed guides inside the box, and the aforementioned 'how to break your nook out of the pretty plastic box' pamphlet outside duh the plastic box.
The nook looks much like a Kindle 2 minus the keyboard: white plastic, fairly slim and pleasingly modern minimalist. We like that there are large page turn buttons on both sides, and we also like that you can turn pages by swiping your finger briskly across the touch screen when the touch screen is off.
The front bezel is gloss white but the page turn buttons are matte so your fingers won't slip off and it looks cool too. The matte plastic back feels good in hand and doesn't get cold like the metal-backed Kindle models and Sony Readers the PRS Daily Edition back is not metal.
The 6", x pixel grayscale Vizplex eInk display is where you'll read and peruse the bookstore. This screen technology is easy on the eyes and very easy on battery life, so eBook readers can potentially last a week or two with wireless off on a charge. The lower capacitive touchscreen is there to control the ereader and navigate between books, store selections and the like. Android lies underneath but you'll never see it unless you hack the nook.
Instead you'll see arrows to navigate up and down thankfully enlarged in recent firmware updates , icons for various activities watch our video to see this in action and an on-screen keyboard when appropriate. When the nook came out in early December, page turns were oddly slow. I don't mean the delay that's inherent to eInk page refresh; it just thought about page turns a good long time longer than Kindle, the Sony Readers and the Astak EZ Reader eInk readers.
That problem is gone. The lower display control and upper display reaction are much more in sync now-- it's not an easy thing to do since eInk has a refresh delay while LCDs are instantaneous. It's by no means slow, but there are occasions when the lower display takes a hair longer than it should to respond to an action which is really the result of the reader thinking behind the scenes. Does the dual screen design make sense? In the short term it definitely does.
The color book covers? To me, that's mostly a gimmick and it's just about the only place color is used in an obvious way. There is a brain disconnect when touching one screen to control another, not unlike using a mouse to make things change on your computer screen. You get used to it, you get good at it but it's not completely natural.
The disconnect on the reader is more pronounced since the two displays are side-by-side and heck, they're both displays rather than a mouse and monitor.
Our first reaction was to touch the eInk display-- after several minutes we got over that and remembered to only touch the lower screen. In the end, this kind of design will fade away, though it will take several years.
Sony is making clearer eInk touch screens with each new model and sooner or later they or another company will find a way to make a touch eInk display that looks as good as a non-touch screen. Pull off the back cover and you see the microSD card slot, removable battery and the SIM card slot yellow bit partly under the battery.
Easy answer: watch our video! Version 1. Here's our video that covers the new nook features:. The Kindle is king of getting you to spend more money than you'd intended. Amazon makes it incredibly easy to buy eBooks using the reader and buy using your computer then having the book wirelessly dispatched to your reader.
Ouch, that hurt because we Americans do like to shop. And computer novices need not worry about installing drivers and software just to read books on their new reader. Now Sony lets you shop from the Daily Edition too, and get daily newspaper and magazine deliveries.
The big three are on nearly equal footing. The nook also does one better than the Kindle with their "The Daily" feature. The Daily is a tab on your reader home screen that provides free, fresh content every day. You'll also get info on upcoming nook software updates in The Daily section.
What won't you get? A web browser. Only the Kindle family has that , though it's not a compelling experience it is handy for downloading non-copyrighted ebooks from free book sites though. The 1. It's a more sophisticated browsing experience than the Kindle's.
Note that the web browser works only over WiFi. Shopping for books on device is equally as good as on Amazon's Kindle. Both are obviously in the book business and have established online storefronts, and they know what they're doing. The Sony Reader Daily Edition has a pleasant and intuitive on-device shopping experience but it falls short in one place: if you buy the book using the desktop software, you can't have it automatically pushed to the reader.
You'll need to tell your reader to download that particular book from your account. Periodicals do automatically push to the Sony, just as they do with the Kindle and nook.
We all hate DRM, or digital copy protection. We've had our little tea party and largely overturned copy protection on music it only took a decade. Now we've got to deal with it again in books.
DRM done well might not anger us so much were it not for all the competing formats that can prevent you from reading your legally purchased eBook on another brand of reader. The nook is such a device, as are the Sony Readers. Did Barnes and Noble do this just to be as obnoxious and proprietary as Amazon?
Standard Adobe DRM the same as that used with Adobe Digital Editions on the desktop and by public libraries that lend eBooks , was designed as if Adobe thought it would never take off. You can authorize up to 6 computers and 4 readers to an Adobe account. That's fine for the first few years, but after that when you've upgraded to your 5th reader or had to return one that was defective and wasted an authorization, you're in trouble.
Unlike iTunes or the Sony Reader software, there's no obvious way to de-authorize a reader or computer. Adobe is now starting to work on support channels to help folks whose authorization limits have been hit.
This allows the nook's lending feature to work. You and your bookish friend wouldn't want to mutually authorize each others nooks and there are already online nook book lending clubs.
Password Notices Tip Got Facebook? What are the differences between these two ereading apps for Android? Which do you like better? I already have the pro version of each, and I will post some of the differences between them in subsequent posts to this thread. Fonts 1.
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Editor's rating : Discuss this product Where to Buy. What's hot: Sharp eInk display. Has both 3G and WiFi. Supports ePUB format. What's not: Can't create collections or folders to organize books.
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