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The Week in iOS Apps: Caffeine-powered

This week's roundup of apps brings all the benefits of working in a coffee shop to your home office. Well, except for the coffee.

Remains of the Day: Pop goes the innovator

iCloud gets a new, spartan look; Steve Jobs gets his own cable special on a unlikely channel; and maybe, just maybe, Apple will release new products this fall.

Digital Reading Room: Breaking it down

An enhanced iBook that gets your ready for this weekend's return of Breaking Bad leads this installment of multimedia-rich apps for your tablet.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Picture perfect

We've got a whole range of new ways to help you make better images on your iPhone and iPad. And if you're looking for work? We've got suggestions there, too.

Report: Tablet buyers don't care who makes their devices

Yes, the number of tablets sold dropped sequentially from a quarter ago, after Apple didn't produce a new version of its iPad. But tablet sales still show no signs of stopping, driven by a flood of no-name tablets.

Apple snaps up wireless chip-maker to beef up Bluetooth

Apple's latest acquisition came in the form of Passif Semiconductor, a small California-based maker of low-power wireless chips that work with the Bluetooth LE spec. That bodes well for Apple's current devices, as well as new products that might be coming down the pike.

The Week in iOS Apps: Beautiful words

We have two apps this week that take the words you write and make them more beautiful. Also, there's a vampire game, so there's that.

Remains of the Day: Way, way up

Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.

Apple will investigate new claims of labor violations at Pegatron

A report on Monday blasted labor conditions at a manufacturing company in China used by Apple and other hardware makers.

Digital Reading Room: That old familiar feeling

Charlie Brown and NASA are some of the familiar faces in this installment of our regular look at content-rich apps. And even if the term "knelling" isn't immediately familiar to you, it will be after you take a look at Andrew Kim's enhanced iBook on the subject.

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Put Office on the iPad for tablet success, analyst advises

It's apparent Microsoft doesn't have a hit in the Surface RT; what's stopping the company from finally releasing Office for the iPad and scoring some tablet success?

Remains of the Day: Talk to the hand

Apple's brand is still riding high in all of its key markets; an under-the-radar group from the company is working on speech-recognition in Boston; and Apple's drafted academics to help increase its responsibility.

Getting fit with iOS: How your iPad and iPhone can help you shed pounds

When Joel Mathis's doctor told him that he had to lose 50 pounds, Mathis turned immediately to two indispensable tools—his iPhone and his iPad.