General Chat Thread, Get London Reading: Nook Simple Touch e-reader now £29 in General; Anybody need a cheap e-reader?
Barnes & Noble has slashed the cost of its entry-level ebook reader - the Nook ...
1st May 2013, 09:36 AM #1
Get London Reading: Nook Simple Touch e-reader now £29
Anybody need a cheap e-reader?
Nook ebook reader price slashed to £29 | News | PC Pro
Barnes & Noble has slashed the cost of its entry-level ebook reader - the Nook Simple Touch - to only £29 inc VAT.
NOOK® Simple Touch | Reviews, Specs & Features - NOOK® UK
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gtg93 (9th May 2013), Netman (1st May 2013), teddybear (1st May 2013)
1st May 2013, 10:43 AM #2
9th May 2013, 12:47 PM #3
Has yours arrived yet?
Originally Posted by Netman
I'm still waiting and despite having received an email from B&N saying my order is scheduled to ship (on 1st May) there's no order against my account. No "it's shipped" email yet either. I have also put an order in with currys who expect to deliver by the 14th so if B&N sort themselves out I may end up with a spare.
9th May 2013, 01:15 PM #4
I ordered from Sainsburys on Thursday and it came into my local store by Saturday morning. A colleague ordered Tuesday and it came in yesterday.
Argos sold out instantly and were supposed to be getting more stock in last Tuesday, but haven't.
9th May 2013, 01:22 PM #5
I ordered mine on the first, had a scheduled to ship email about 4 hours after I ordered.. but nothing's arrived yet.
Originally Posted by mats
9th May 2013, 01:26 PM #6
Seems to be out of stock just about everywhere but PC World at the moment - anyone know when this offer ends?
Last edited by gtg93; 9th May 2013 at 01:37 PM.
9th May 2013, 01:28 PM #7
14th May I believe. I managed to pick one up in my local Sainsburys.
9th May 2013, 02:21 PM #8
Mine has. I ordered it directly from the Nook website on 1st May.
Originally Posted by mats
I think I might root it and install this modified Kindle app (along with Dropbox).
9th May 2013, 02:28 PM #9
Hold off, I was reading that Nooks are to get official Google Play appstore support + you can format shift with Calibre
Originally Posted by Arthur
9th May 2013, 02:33 PM #10
Had a play with Calibre last week - it's really nice. I suspect that using a dropbox directory for its data directory will make it work as a reader from different PCs too.
9th May 2013, 02:34 PM #11
Not arrived yet for me as far as I know (I ordered one as a gift for my mom). They somehow messed up my first order, which they cancelled and I placed another. It is sat 'in progress' on their site and they emailed saying they've got no stock left of the Simple one...
So, it'll be dispatched when they have some more, or I can buy a more expensive one.
Just checked with them on twitter, and they're telling everyone 3-4 business days. Some are replying that they were told that 5 days ago.
Last edited by localzuk; 9th May 2013 at 02:42 PM.
9th May 2013, 02:46 PM #12
9th May 2013, 03:08 PM #13
9th May 2013, 04:04 PM #14
Think Nook have totally underestimated how popular this offer would be.
I too ordered it on the first day, they had payment problems for everyone so all orders were cancelled.
I ordered a new touch one, then got the e-mail saying there were none in stock so ordered the glow one (for my Mum's 60th). Tried e-mailing, tweeting, chatting, phoning, no help at all. Not the best advert for them.
Not sure what/if I'm going to actually get anything, not had any e-mails from them since Satuday.
10th May 2013, 10:03 AM #15
Had this email last night:
Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you again for your purchase. We want to provide you with an update on your order. Due to overwhelming demand for NOOK® Simple Touch, you should expect to receive your device by Friday, 17 May. We are working hard to get you your NOOK as soon as possible and will email you parcel tracking information once your order has shipped.
Thank you for your patience,
The NOOK Support Team
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