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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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In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.

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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple's attempt to have its ebooks antitrust monitor removed has failed, but the court will impose boundaries on the appointee.

iBooks textbooks and iTunes U courses come to Italy, Japan, and more

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks textbooks and the iTunes U Course Manager would be available in new countries within Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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10 great apps for your new iPad Air or iPad mini

That new iPad you got for the holidays will seem a little barren until you start adding some apps. We can tell you what you should download.

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Apple adds gifting options to the iBookstore

If it's digital books your family and friends love to read, Apple has a gift for them and for you. After long being the company's sole online store without gifting options, the iBookstore now allows you to send ebooks to your friends and family.

Digital Reading Room: The final chapter

We close out our look at content-rich mobile apps with a round-up of the ones that caught our eye over the last year.

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Apple fixes trackpad and graphics issues on new Retina MacBook Pros

With new models come new problems, but with a bunch of updates Apple hopes to squash some bugs in its latest Retina MacBook Pro models.

Hands-on with Next Issue magazine app for iPhone

Next Issue has finally brought its all-you-can-read app to the iPhone and iPod touch. Was it worth the wait?