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Old 07-26-2009, 01:24 AM   #1
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Bookeen Opus Announced

Bookeen's Website has the Opus up.

http://www.bookeen.com/ebook/ebook-reading-device.aspx
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:26 AM   #2
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It looks like firmware 2.0 is in the process of coming online too!
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Old 07-26-2009, 02:31 AM   #3
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I only get an error when I try to access the site...

(looks like they created a redirect loop)
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Old 07-26-2009, 02:42 AM   #4
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I kept getting a redirect loop also.
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Old 07-26-2009, 02:44 AM   #5
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I'd forgo buying anything from Bookeen. If they can botch an entire website then think of what they can do with firmware. All it would have taken to find the website issue is test it in Firefox.
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Old 07-26-2009, 03:09 AM   #6
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I'd forgo buying anything from Bookeen. If they can botch an entire website then think of what they can do with firmware. All it would have taken to find the website issue is test it in Firefox.
your never happy are you

but I do have to say, that is pretty stupid thing for them to do.
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Old 07-26-2009, 03:35 AM   #7
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JSWolf, what did bookeen do to you to deserve sush a harted? You don't even own a Cybook !!

Firefox issue ?
Weird. At work we get yelled at for not testing our stuff with IE. .

Edit : na, no go with IE either. They are probably working on fixing the mess. And updating on saturday night is a weird choise indead.

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Old 07-26-2009, 08:00 AM   #8
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JSWolf, what did bookeen do to you to deserve sush a harted? You don't even own a Cybook !!
You're mistaking hatred with critique of incompetence.
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Old 07-26-2009, 08:07 AM   #9
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I don't think I've ever seen him say something positive about anything
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Old 07-26-2009, 08:08 AM   #10
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The link was up and running when Barcey first posted it. I was reading the specs on the Opus.

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Old 07-26-2009, 10:09 AM   #11
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I don't think I've ever seen him say something positive about anything
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And as we all know, the very same people who work on a website are also the same people who write firmware, manufacture the product, do all customer service, manage the company's finances, etc etc.
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Old 07-26-2009, 10:43 AM   #12
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To be honest, I am also a bit disappointed with bookeen by now. I do get the feeling that they have insuficient staff for their ambitions.
While I would have bought the opus immidiately even a month ago, by now their customer support did manage to put me off quite a bit.
It is now more than a month that they have had my reader and not a single answered mail since then...

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Old 07-26-2009, 11:14 AM   #13
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I'm not sure whom you describe. I very rarely need to comment that things are as they should be, so I understand that world view.
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Old 07-26-2009, 12:52 PM   #14
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And as we all know, the very same people who work on a website are also the same people who write firmware, manufacture the product, do all customer service, manage the company's finances, etc etc.
True, but not particularly relevant. It's still incompetence, and Bookeen does tend to betray such in many areas.

(Said as a Cybook owner who likes the device but not the company.)
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:39 PM   #15
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Yep, i also think that bookeen's main problem is them being understaffed, not incompetence.
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