Good App For Reading, But Unexpectedly Used 0.5 GB Data The app works nicely for reading books and other content. I noticed my data usage was much higher than expected last month, though, and found the culprit to be the Nook app - it had somehow needed to download 500+ MB of data in the background (i.e. I did not direct it to download anything). A bit of background data usage is to be expected, but not this much. The app is now restricted to wifi only - you may wish to do the same.
I honestly don't feel I've used the android version of Nook enough yet to have a firm handle on my opinion of it yet. But so far it does seem to be missing a lot in the areas of user control of setting up where they want what. I had enjoyed being able to have "shelves" that I could name & rename. With sub-shelves that I could name & rename. I also liked separating magazines from books, and some other separations I don't recall at the moment. I have further "wishes" but this doesn't seem the forum.
I have had a Nook tablet reader for 10 plus years and still use it every day. I even replaced the battery last year to keep it going. I can no longer find a nook charger that allows me to charge while the Nook is on, but I still love my Nook. I also use the Nook App on my other devices when needed. They all sync seamlessly and allow me to indulge my love of reading. The nook app is so much easier than having to go to the book store like I did previously and a new book is always right at my fingertips without the clutter of more paperback books.
The Nook app is just as good as the Nook tablet in my opinion. Make sure that you purchase a tablet that automatically downloads your ebooks to your SD drive. This saves space in the tablet, and allows for your tablet to run faster. One of Nooks competitors does not do this, and you have 3 or 4 ebooks in that, and you can tell. No longer will I pay for a Nook tablet, but will get an android tablet that will allow me to have lots of apps.
A Good eReader app with versatility. First Kindle. Now nook. You can no longer export books purchased from nook to read on other devices unless you have the nook app installed on that device. Pardon me, but if I pay for something, it should be mine to use it in any (legal) way I wish. Of course, I could go through the illegal process of removing DRM but I'm not willing to go that far when there are other vendors.
Could be so much better It's so difficult to find and download books from my library that aren't the most recent 30. I know it is possible to find these titles but they bury it in menus in a place you wouldn't think to look and then when you download them, it bumps other titles to this no man's land. I liked it better before the update when the thumbnails for everything was under the library heading and you could download and read a few at a time but still have access to all titles.
• Free up space: Eligible NOOK Books can be downloaded to a compatible microSD card, if your device supports one
• Reading: Improved book layouts and improved Aa and Brightness panels
• Library: With Sort by Author, books by the same author are stacked
• Downloads: Pause/Resume content downloads in progress
• Settings: Control access to cellular data from Download & Storage (4.6.1)
• Improved stability and other bug fixes (4.6.1)
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