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Old 06-27-2011, 07:05 PM   #16
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:21 PM   #17
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Well, I was enjoying my Kobo Touch a lot, but yesterday I noticed a bug! The reading reward for Playing Hooky popped up (reading 3 times between 2pm - 4pm), but it's a weekend, so it shouldn't count! I am so insulted and annoyed at Kobo for having a bug in their software that I plan to return mine.
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:36 PM   #18
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I am so insulted and annoyed at Kobo for having a bug in their software that I plan to return mine.
If that's what's important to you, by all means, return it.
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:06 PM   #19
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Well, I was enjoying my Kobo Touch a lot, but yesterday I noticed a bug! The reading reward for Playing Hooky popped up (reading 3 times between 2pm - 4pm), but it's a weekend, so it shouldn't count! I am so insulted and annoyed at Kobo for having a bug in their software that I plan to return mine.
Maybe they do that to aknowledge that some people work on the weekend?
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:08 PM   #20
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I am returning mine because it ran out of letters.

Rather than the usual "charge your reader" message I got one that said "you have read too much and we are running out of letters. Please contact customer supp"
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:56 PM   #21
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I am returning mine because it ran out of letters.

Rather than the usual "charge your reader" message I got one that said "you have read too much and we are running out of letters. Please contact customer supp"
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:43 PM   #22
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I am returning mine because it ran out of letters.

Rather than the usual "charge your reader" message I got one that said "you have read too much and we are running out of letters. Please contact customer supp"
your kidding around yes?
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:56 PM   #23
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I got something similar when I apparently read too many lefty-leaning books. "you are clearly a pinko and cannot be trusted with written expressions of free speech. Please contact our customer support."
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:00 PM   #24
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I got something similar when I apparently read too many lefty-leaning books. "you are clearly a pinko and cannot be trusted with written expressions of free speech. Please contact our customer support."
Mine went one step further and just self destructed and burned it's self.
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:23 PM   #25
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I got something similar when I apparently read too many lefty-leaning books. "you are clearly a pinko and cannot be trusted with written expressions of free speech. Please contact our customer support."
Darned good thing I don't have a Touch yet! Not sure what it would make of "The Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada", "With Or Without God: why the way we live is more important than what we believe" or "Why Christianity Must Change or Die"!
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #26
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Got it this morning. Played with it for a few hours. I like the Nook Touch lots better:

- The touchscreen is very sluggish, and rarely picks up my first tap. Paging becomes an exercise in annoyance.
We have alleviated some of these issues in 1.9.4. Working on making the touch even better every day.

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- The horrible default (and system) serif font, Georgia, is nearly unreadable on this small screen. It is a shaded font, with varying stroke widths, and the low-res rendering on an e-ink screen gives blotchy-looking text, where the letters and serifs are very poorly rendered. I don't even consider reading books in san-serif fonts.
I've read over a hundred books on Kindle, and a half-dozen on the Nook Touch, and I've never failed to find a comfortable combination of font, line spacing, and margins, but the Kobo Touch defeated me - I can't stand to read on it.

- The default margin is flush against the screen edges. Since I remove publishers' margins with calibre and depend on the ereader to set a narrow margin, this is annoying, since the text near the edges is shadowed by the bezel.
New font / reading controls added in v1.9.5

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- It is VERY slow in some cases. In resetting to factory defaults (to return it), it took me five tries to get it to actually respond to tapping the Reset button.
I've done quite a few factory resets but have not seen this behaviour. I'll make sure the team looks at it and if there's a fix needed you can bet it will be in an update coming soon.

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- The hardware buttons on the Nook are very useful for reading single-handed.
I have to say I'm all about the touch screen personally, but I can understand the allure of the hardware buttons.
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:38 PM   #27
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:52 PM   #28
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Ahhh Sameer, you fed the troll.
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Ahhh Sameer, you fed the troll.
Can't really comment on the trollness of others.
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:02 PM   #30
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I know, but you are working when you post so you have to be nicer than me.
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