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Pre-ordering the Notion Ink Adam

I had a few problems.

First I was told I was on the Developer’s EAP, early access program, shortlist waiting list.   It stated I’d get to pre-order two weeks ahead of the general public.

I got my pre-order e-mail yesterday at around 2 pm EST but G-mail’s spam filter threw the e-mail into my spam. I didn’t check my spam til around 5 pm EST.

I clicked the link and it told me to wait.   I tried a couple more times and gave up.

I checked back later and got to the pre-order screen. The first confirmation page was displaying the billing address values in both the billing address and the shipping address, adding some confusion.

I tried four different times, thinking I entered something in wrong, each time getting declined. I called my bank and they said it was blocked because it was “outside my spending habits or something”.

After my bank reset something on their end, it let the pre-order go through. Although if I am assuming correctly I didn’t get in on the first batch, which is disappointing considering I was told I’d be able to pre-order “2 weeks before Pre-Booking starts for general public”

Also, I have to assume that the Adam will not allow the Android Market since they haven’t confirmed it yet.

I did get to pre-order the version I wanted, Pixel Qi LCD, Wifi +3G, which others are saying is sold out.  I guess I am happy with the purchase, I will know for sure when I hold it in my hand.

You can learn about the Notion Ink Adam here: http://www.notionink.com/