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Amazon Kindle Convert turns paper books into e-books, if you're patient

Got books to digitize and plenty of patience? Amazon's Kindle Convert software will let you scan them at home.

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Two Apple acquisitions aim to help improve book, radio recommendations

The company acquired services BookLamp and Swell, both of which focus on analyzing and recommending different kinds of content for readers and listeners.

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read e-books for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.

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Apple reaches $400 million settlement with states over ebook price-fixing

If the decision against Apple is upheld in appeal, the company will pay out the funds to affected consumers in 33 states and territories.

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Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet.

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Brush up on classic literature with these immersive apps

Audio, video, and interactive content bring new dimensions to literary favorites.

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Ka-pow! ComiXology rolls out daily free-comics promotion

The maker of the digital comics app launched its Free Summer Reading List promotion on Monday. But you've still got 19 days worth of free comics to download.

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Taschen's 100 All-Time Favorite Movies makes the interactive jump to iPad

Though this recently released iBook has some nifty features, releasing it as a standalone app could have shown off its untapped multimedia potential.

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