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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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Comixology leads comic-publishing resurgence

Comics app developer Comixology leads a resurgent comic industry, reports Jason Snell from Comic-Con.

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Digital-comics creators try to evolve with new medium

With comics going digital, creators are trying to evolve with the new medium. But at what point is a motion comic just a lousy cartoon?

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Analysis: Antitrust ruling could temper Apple's revolutionary zeal

A U.S. judge's ruling Wednesday that Apple violated antitrust laws in its dealings with book publishers may limit the ways in which the company strikes deals in other industries going forward.

Judge rules Apple colluded with publishers to fix ebook prices

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote threw the ebook at Apple on Wednesday, ruling that the company did in fact collude unfairly with publishers to fix prices in the ebook market.

Digital Reading Room: Rock 'n read

We look at musical memoirs from Ringo Starr, Cheap Trick, and Led Zeppelin available from Apple's iBookstore. While the first two disappoint, the third shows how good an enhanced iBook can be.

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Digital Reading Room: Word power

Our regular look at content-rich tablet apps focuses on a trio of offerings that have a way with words.

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Remains of the Day: Designing men

Jonathan Ive may not have been Steve Jobs's first choice for Apple's designer, the ebooks trial takes another unexpected turn, and an Apple ad wins yet another award.

After closing arguments, Apple's fate in e-book antitrust case goes to judge

"Word games," an "overreaching narrative" and a "case of inferences" were a few choice phrases used by attorney Orin Snyder Thursday in closing arguments for Apple in the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust, e-books price fixing case against the tech giant.

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Comixology iOS app develops new reading superpowers

Comixology's Comics app for iOS just got a new update with support for a fit-to-width reading mode and a new two-page display.

How Apple shook up the electronic book market

With concluding arguments in the government's antitrust suit against Apple's e-book pricing expected later this week, here's a look at what's gone down so far in the trial.

Remains of the Day: A spot of bother

One reporter tracks down her stolen phone, an influential judge passes on, and what Steve Jobs and Winnie the Pooh have in common.

Apple's Eddy Cue offers short answers in e-book antitrust trial

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue offered only short answers in testimony Thursday in federal court when questioned by U.S. Justice Department prosecutors trying to solidify their case that Apple, along with five of the largest book publishers, worked together to illegally set the prices of electronic books for the market.

iBooks to come to the Mac

The rumors are true: iBooks will come to the Mac as part of OS X Mavericks, with full support for iBooks Author books as well as ePubs and the iBookstore library.

Remains of the Day: Complete set

When it comes to music labels, Apple's gotta catch 'em all. Elsewhere, Google unwittingly gives the folks from Cupertino a helping hand, and you'll never guess what might show up at this year's WWDC.