Category Archives: eBook Stuff

Weekend Review: March 30-31, 2019

A rare review post after all these months. With warmer weather, I have less inclination to read and am tempted to do walkies. Sightings, walking the west side bike path: – 3 Boosted – 1 Boosted Mini – 1 unidentified … Continue reading

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Video: Interesting Review of Likebook Mars

This presents some new things. He replaced Boyue’s launcher with Google Launcher. He demonstrates using the Kindle app, Prestigio, and Perfect Viewer. Not shown, although he uses it, is Pandora(!). Ryno Reviews – Likebook Mars T80D…THE REVIEW! This tidbit from … Continue reading

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Likebook Mars Via Amazon: What?

Can you see it? Click to enlarge.

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Video: Likebook Mars Versus Likebook Muses

Finally, visual confirmation that the new Muses does not have a card slot. Likebook Muses vs Mars Comparison Review Previously here: Likebook Muses: An Upgraded Likebook Mars Likebook Mimas: Google Books PDF Test Likebook Mars Firmware Update Google Books PDF … Continue reading

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Likebook Muses: An Upgraded Likebook Mars

March 4, 2019 Priority Update: There’s ongoing confusion as to whether or not this has any kind of card slot at all. I’ll post an update here at the top once this issue has been resolved. As it stands, this … Continue reading

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Likebook Mimas: Google Books PDF Test

Sherry, who last showed us The People of the Abyss on the 7.8″ eInk Likebook Mars, again indulged my request for a Google Books PDF test on their newest device: The Likebook Mimas. The Likebook Mimas shares the internals of … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Puts 11,000 Books From 1923 Online

Open Culture article: 11,000 Digitized Books From 1923 Are Now Available Online at the Internet Archive Internet Archive 1923 books search result Same-day update: I’m already grabbing things. The first significant title is The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by … Continue reading

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Lenovo Yoga Book C930: Yet Another Google Books PDF Test

I was frustrated by my inability to get the Lenovo Yoga Book C930 to rotate the screen in the last test. So, really wanting to know, I decided to track down a working unit so I could see some of … Continue reading

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Wake Up, Google Books! It’s Public Domain Time!

January 1, 2019 is (finally) Public Domain Day: Works from 1923 are open to all! The Catalogue of Copyright Entries for 1923 states there were 6,977 American publications registered (some listings are from 1922, so are already public domain). I’ve … Continue reading

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A Video Memo To Every Damn Tech Company

Listen to your users, goddammit! A Video Memo To Tech Companies (Glengarry Glen Ross)

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