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Digital Reading Room: Package deal

It's not just what's in apps that matters; how that content is put together is important, too, as we learn with this week's round-up of tablet apps.

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Oyster offers all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

A startup called Oyster wants to become your “Netflix for e-books.”

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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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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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Legal ruling

Apple: DOJ's proposed ebook price fixing remedy 'draconian' and 'unprecedented'

Apple responded on Friday with vigorous opposition to the Depart of Justice's suggested remedies in the ebook price fixing case.

Legal ruling

DOJ proposes contract terminations, App Store rule changes, in Apple ebook case

The Department of Justice on Friday issued its suggestion for remedies in light of its guilty verdict against Apple in the ebook price-fixing case.

Kindle iOS app offers free samples, straddles Apple's in-app purchase rules

Amazon's updated its Kindle app for iOS to allow for searching and downloading of free ebook samples, which lets it partially sidestep provisions of Apple's in-app purchase policies.

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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Comic Con 2013

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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