Category Archives: eBook Stuff

Second Video Of Likebook Ares Note

Nearly a half-hour long and in Vietnamese without English subtitles. It’s from another vested-interest party: retailer Bibox. Aside from the built-in reading and note apps, it also shows voice recording, audio playing, web browsing, a PDF reader (without actually displaying … Continue reading

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Likebook Ares = Onyx Boox Nova Pro Clone?

New 7.8″ Likebook Ares Note Available on Amazon, But the Price is Too High Likebooks are basically Onyx clones, even more so with these new designs. The problem is Likebook’s software isn’t as advanced or as polished as Onyx’s software, … Continue reading

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First Review Of The Likebook Ares

Boyue Likebook Ares Review Take it with a grain of salt. They are the only retailer selling it so they have a vested interest in not disclosing everything. Wait for actual owner reviews before deciding to purchase. Sherry from Boyue … Continue reading

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Likebook Ares Note: The Likebook Mars Update We’ve Wanted

At post time, this is the only video on the entire damn Internet. Not even Boyue has mentioned it in their Twitter feed. Sleeker design, thinner bezel, retains the Mars microSD card slot. They call it a “mini-Alita” and that … Continue reading

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Likebook Mars: eBook Reading UI Breakthrough?

Unfortunately, there’s no high-res version of this video to make it clearer what’s going on. But to me it looks like they’ve created a UI in which it’s possible to have at least four eBooks open at the same time … Continue reading

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“Regards, Ditko” Now On Amazon

Regards, Ditko, a book successfully financed via Kickstarter, is now available to all via Amazon. Previously here: Deadline Approaches For Book About Steve Ditko On Kickstarter Kickstarter: A Book About Artist Steve Ditko Who Took This Photo Of Artist Steve … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaches For Book About Steve Ditko On Kickstarter

Regards, Ditko – An Exploration Into the Mind of Steve Ditko 143 backers is an inexplicably low number for this project. Steve Ditko was one of the elemental artists of Marvel Comics in the 1960s. He was a primary force … Continue reading

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The Tragedy Of The iOS Books App: Landscape With PDFs

Look: That’s a Google Books PDF opened in the iOS Books app on an iPad Pro 11″ in landscape mode. That’s the only possible view! There’s no way to show two pages — otherwise known as Facing Pages — at … Continue reading

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Receptor: A Must-Read

Receptor by Alan Glynn Most of you have probably not heard of a brilliant novel called The Dark Fields. Until it was rebranded to the title of its movie adaptation: Limitless. (My opinion of that.) It was thought that the … Continue reading

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Video: Likebook Mars Playing Video

A Russian Likebook Mars owner installed a bunch of apps: Perhaps people who can play 4K YouTube will have better luck with image sharpness, although I doubt it. It seems the focal point is off in this video. However, even … Continue reading

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