Sunday October 22 , 2017
Movies FREE on your nook for 30 Days!
247086_TV episodes & movies instantly streaming from Netflix. Start your FREE trial!
Welcome, Guest
Please Login or Register.    Lost Password?
Go to bottomPage: 1
TOPIC: New Simple Touch problems
#4040
New Simple Touch problems 5 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 0
New guy, not sure this is the right forum, but here goes.

I got a vanilla WiFi nook for Christmas last year and liked it very well. It broke about a month ago so I took it into the BN where my wife bought it. After 4 hrs of determining it was indeed broken they offered me the choice of sending it off for an undetermined time to have it replaced or repaired, or of buying the new Simple Touch for $10. Took the easy way out and got the new machine.

In the old nook, which I used mostly for library books, I found it very easy to organize and sort the library books, and delete them when done. Not so on the new Simple Touch. In fact, as I found at BN and in the FAQ's here, you have to log onto the BN website to delete items, including library books (On the old model you just highlight them and delete them). First of all, compared to the older model, this is inexcusably clumsy. Secondly, why would BN think they have any business scanning the nook for what I read other than what I bought from them? I must have skipped over this part of the T&C's.

I am one of those who think the Constitution went out the window after 9/11 and this is an unacceptable intrusion. Not that the library has anything I would not want to be caught reading, it's just nobody else's business. The inconvenience of the new machine is enough for me to check out Kindles but the intrusion would be enough to walk from BN completely.

So does anyone know if BN have always scanned everything you put into your nook, any and all models? Do Kobo and Kindle do the same thing?

Thanks for your patience on a long post,
HR
Gary Ragan
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 1
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
The administrator has disabled public write access.
 

Go to topPage: 1

More on nookTalk

Best ROM options Nook HD 23 February 2015, 16.10
Best ROM options Nook HD
We have a couple of Nook HD devices in our house (known as “hummingbird” platform in Android circles) and I wanted to see what options there were to run as an Android device.  interestingly, there are not as many
Read More 1 Comment 13265 Hits
Should you Root the Nook Color? 14 February 2015, 13.08
Should you Root the Nook Color?
Sites talking about rooting the Nook Color  typically advise installing a new Android operating system (ROM) on the device. These ROMS are usually custom built for the Nook Color, based on some variant of
Read More 1 Comment 7342 Hits
Reliable way to Root Nook Simple Touch 09 February 2015, 00.00
Reliable way to Root Nook Simple Touch
I recently dusted off the Nook Simple Touch and decided to try some of the root options, mostly to get the Kindle app working. I was amazed at the volume of YouTube videos and XDA Forum threads as well as root options
Read More 0 Comments 15397 Hits
get the latest posts directly to your desktop