Nook For Web: The Gotcha!

Editor's Note: This problem has not affected all users. I haven't seen it, but there is a confirming report on Twitter.

I was trying Barnes & Noble’s new Nook for Web.

It’s a very nice Cloud-based reading feature.

But I happened to switch to other tabs while I had one of the free sample books open and discovered the Gotcha:

Nook For Web: The Gotcha! e-Reading Software eBookstore
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I wasn’t logged in and this was a free sample book, so I really shouldn’t complain.

But it does make me wonder if this sort of timeout will happen when people are logged in with one of their own books.

7 Comments on Nook For Web: The Gotcha!

  1. Wonder no more, Mike, because this just happened with me when I tried it with one of my books. One opened fine, but a different one kept getting the “you’re logged out” message.

  2. I tried it briefly and it seems to work for me. What browsers do you guys use? I am on Firefox.

  3. By the way, I encountered the logout problem all the time on my ipad nook app last year.

    This became a problem because I could not reliably read ebooks bought for the Nook on my ipad when I was offline. I realize that this issue is separate, but I couldn’t believe that the app would require you to log in more than once….

  4. Timothy Wilhoit // 17 July, 2012 at 1:03 pm // Reply

    Techcrunch has discovered that it does not work (yet) on iPhone or iPad.

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