Originally Posted by luqmaninbmore
Given that the 3G is only used to access the B and N store, why would anyone purchase the 3G nook? Is buying a book while standing in line at the supermarket that important that it's worth 50 bucks? The only use I would have for the 3G is getting my paper delivered when I'm on vacation and away from a hotspot. At home, wifi would be just as easy.
It's handy to have if you're on the road a lot since most Airports have pay wifi these days (at least in the US)--as do many hotels (especially the upscale ones where you stay for business, conferences etc.).
But otherwise, yeah, WiFi is good enough for most people.