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Apple to make iWork, iLife apps free to new iOS customers

Apple is mixing business with pleasure, and turning them into a great gift for buyers of its new mobile hardware.

The Week in iOS Apps: Just for kicks

This week's roundup includes apps that let users take the best possible pictures, or mix pics and video to create a social network masterpiece. Read on.

Remains of the Day: More like Louis Leaky, if you know what I mean

Apple wins a monopoly case in court, a mysterious Apple TV update may be en route, and at last we can (partially) answer the question of where one blogger gets all these wonderful leaks?

The Week in iOS Apps: Fun and games

We've got the latest version of Madden in this week's update. We've also got better ways to read comic books and listen to music. Read on.

Remains of the Day: Jedi mind tricks

Apple's likely to have a new antitrust hall monitor, if the ebook price-fixing judge has anything to say about it; a new Apple Store invades Tokyo next year; and when it comes to Apple's hypothetical September event, read my lips: no new iPads.

Apple acquisition spree continues with data compression firm AlgoTrim

Apple's latest purchase is the Sweden-based AlgoTrim, which specializes in data compression of images and video for mobile platforms.

Hands-on: Parallels Access runs your Mac apps on your iPad

Parallels is best known for letting you run Windows on your Mac. Now, with Parallels Access, it's entering the more crowded niche letting you run your Mac's apps remotely from your iPad. Here's our first look.

Digital Reading Room: The Collector

A new app from The Atlantic looks to collect the best of its websites into a weekly iPad offering. But is it worth adding to your collection of tablet apps?

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Samsung refused retrial over 'overscroll bounce' patent in Apple dispute

Samsung Electronics was denied a retrial over the "overscroll bounce" patent in its dispute with Apple in a federal court in California.

The Week in iOS Apps: Disneyfied

This week's roundup of new apps lets users put Disney characters in their home movies. Also: Offerings in comics, games, travel, and search.

Gold iPhone? It wouldn't be Apple's first brush with color

Rumor has it that Apple could ship a gold iPhone this fall. That wouldn't be out of character for the company, which has long experimented with colorful hardware.

Remains of the Day: It's about the music

The Apple TV's getting musical, with a new music video channel possibly arriving soon, and a livestream for Apple's annual iTunes Festival. Elsewhere, Apple technology gets put to the test in the classroom.

BDTI aims to stabilize mobile performance and battery measures

Berkeley Design Technology is developing a new benchmark to measure smartphone and tablet battery life.

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