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  Thread: Spammers
Post: RE: Spammers

Please drop me a line if you notice a flood of spam and I can try to stop it at the server end if it is persistant. I do keep an eye on things here, but aren't able to look in as much as I'd like.
Lou Feedback and Help 4 7,690 13 Nov 2013, 11:55 AM
  Thread: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists
Post: RE: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists

Some further info about the free books list... It looks like Kobo have settled on the new format, so for the time being we aren't able to update the listings. I will look and see if there's a viable...
Lou Feedback and Help 6 9,035 08 Aug 2013, 09:06 AM
  Thread: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists
Post: RE: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists

I have looked into it with the WireShark sniffer, but I think it uses an encrypted handshake, so looks like a no-go. They do have a feed via the afflliate programme, but the size of the data file is ...
Lou Feedback and Help 6 9,035 29 Jul 2013, 09:00 AM
  Thread: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists
Post: RE: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists

I agree, the new website (if they go with it) is terrible. The search is hopeless too. If they do stick with that format, it may well be the end of the free books section as there is no way to extrap...
Lou Feedback and Help 6 9,035 26 Jul 2013, 03:36 PM
  Thread: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists
Post: Odd Behaviour with Free Books Lists

I just wanted to let everyone know that I am aware of the erratic behaviour with the free books at the moment. Kobo seem to be doing something with there website that keeps breaking our scraper (it l...
Lou Feedback and Help 6 9,035 24 Jul 2013, 03:37 PM
  Thread: Hi to all
Post: RE: Hi to all

Hi and welcome to the forum.
Lou Say Hello 2 5,346 08 May 2013, 09:22 AM
  Thread: Nook Simple Touch now £29.00 in the UK
Post: Nook Simple Touch now £29.00 in the UK

You can grab hold of a Nook for just £29.00 (saving of £50.00) from Argos now for collection or delivery. Get the Nook for £29 from Argos - Click Here
Lou Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 1 5,809 07 May 2013, 04:51 PM
  Thread: Hey everyone
Post: RE: Hey everyone

Hi there, welcome to the forum :D
Lou Say Hello 1 4,019 07 May 2013, 10:50 AM
  Thread: Just to introduce myself
Post: RE: Just to introduce myself

Hi Urusla and welcome to the forum :D
Lou Say Hello 1 4,255 07 May 2013, 10:49 AM
  Thread: Free Nook Books Where?
Post: RE: Free Nook Books Where?

Hi Phil, The Kobo books are compatible (in the majority of cases) with the Nook. You can register for a free Kobo account and then download them to your Nook. You can find out more about how to do t...
Lou Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 1 6,021 07 May 2013, 10:49 AM
  Thread: Amazon to acquire Goodreads
Post: Amazon to acquire Goodreads

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2013-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a leading site for readers and book recommendations that...
Lou eReader Buzz 6 15,666 28 Mar 2013, 10:35 PM
  Thread: Kobo for Desktop Update problems
Post: RE: Kobo for Desktop Update problems

I would suggest uninstalling the whole Kobo application and then downloading the latest version and starting over. It sounds like somethings gone wrong with the internal registry leaving the applicati...
Lou Kobo General Discussion 2 11,716 19 Mar 2013, 09:37 AM
  Thread: Hello!
Post: RE: Hello!

A belated hello from me. Welcome to the forum Mike. It's a bit quiet at the moment here as we've not been launched very long, but it's slowly starting to gain traction and more members.
Lou Say Hello 2 5,146 19 Mar 2013, 09:36 AM
  Thread: And I'm back!
Post: RE: And I'm back!

Welcome back Frog. So glad to hear you are well on the way to recovery.
Lou Say Hello 3 5,736 19 Mar 2013, 09:34 AM
  Thread: Book Upload shock
Post: RE: Book Upload shock

That's one heck of a pain and something that really needs sorting. The links are bad enough, but losing ranking and ratings can't be doing anyone any good.
Lou Writing and Publishing 2 6,208 19 Mar 2013, 09:33 AM
  Thread: More whinging about Nook
Post: RE: More whinging about Nook

I think you are right, and if the news is anything to go by, sadly Nook is really in decline even in the US. Without a decent infrastucture it's really going to be difficult for any eReader to compet...
Lou Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 1 6,701 19 Feb 2013, 09:09 AM
  Thread: Server Downtime
Post: RE: Server Downtime

Well, that went quicker than expected. Upgrade done :)
Lou Feedback and Help 1 4,478 12 Feb 2013, 09:54 AM
  Thread: Server Downtime
Post: Server Downtime

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that there may be some downtime today as the Nobooko server is being upgraded, so if you have trouble accessing, please don't worry. We'll be back as soon as we can....
Lou Feedback and Help 1 4,478 12 Feb 2013, 08:55 AM
  Thread: Trouble downloading files to kobo arc
Post: RE: Trouble downloading files to kobo arc

Have you checked to see how much space is left on your device? It could be that it's so full, it can't download any more.
Lou Kobo Arc 6 14,237 02 Feb 2013, 08:41 AM
  Thread: Nook as a Magazine Platform
Post: RE: Nook as a Magazine Platform

I've never been taken with reading magazines on an eReader. I think it's the lack of colour that does it for me. Mags on an iPad with retina display however are something that definitely does seem to ...
Lou Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 3 8,404 21 Jan 2013, 09:15 AM