Fully one short day after I questioned the utility and validity of crowd-sourced product reviews, the New York Times and PC Magazine post contradictory assessments of the Nook — Barnes & Nobles’ e-reader.
The NYT reviewer finds the Nook…
buggy. In four days, my Nook locked up twice and displayed an “Android operating system has crashed” message twice.
The PCMag reviewer finds the Nook…
might just be the most sophisticated e-Book reader on the market.
PCMag reports no bugs, but does not state whether the device was used for a prolonged period or merely tested for feature compliance.
Read the two reviews and you’ll come away thinking they’re talking about completely different products, with one exception. [ Read more ]