I respect the book. For someone who hasn't followed your blog or doesn't know about this kind of lifestyle at all, it's a very valuable resource. I've forwarded it to many of my friends who I think will be interested in the topic and maybe buy it.
As a long-time reader though, I didn't find anything new in the book and am glad not to have paid for it. That was a fair deal, and I hope it's working out financially for you too. You've covered everything on the blog. It's practical to show to people who don't want to spend a week re-reading old blog posts, but wand to get the gist of Life Nomadic.
Also I agree with Clay. Get over your Apple-Phobia. It's kind of funny how you bash the iPhone for things it can do perfectly well. This and some other cases shed another light on your claim to have found the absolute best gear. In many cases that's just the gear you like. It isn't objectively better in any way. It's also tailored specifically to what you do. I get that that's your expertise, but a change of gear configuration would be nice. For example, I hate taking pictures and video and am happy to do it with the crappy camera in my iPhone. I'll take one device where you take FOUR! Camera, phone, camcorder AND mp3-player? Welcome to the 21st century, Tynan. They build those all in one piece now.
Great work all in all though. Just having you out there is an inspiration for vicariously-living people like me.
Oh yea, I hate how you cram every corner full of quotes. Many people do it, but it's just awful. Tim Ferriss makes it work in his book, but most of the ones in your book are just annoying to skip over. One day, books will be just quotes from other books. I dread the day.