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At Thursday's education-themed Apple event at the Guggenheim museum, Apple executives Phil Schiller and Roger Rosen introduced iBooks 2. The updated iOS app heads the first of two education initiatives unveiled by Apple Thursday.
Before the International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off on Tuesday, gadget makers show off their wares at Monday night's Digital Experience. Serenity Caldwell and Alexandra Chang visited the showcase, looking for standout Mac and iOS products.
Amazon skirted Apple's restrictive App Store policies on Tuesday by launching a Web-based, iPad-optimized Kindle store.
A group of Chinese writers has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company's App Store sells pirated versions of the authors' works.
Version 2.9 of the universal Kindle app adds magazine and PDF support, along with the ability to email documents for reading on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
We've announced our App Gems Awards for 2011. Now get the inside scoop on which iOS apps captured our attention in the past year.
Noggins are beautiful. At least, that seems to be the point of Skulls by Simon Winchester, a new iPad app that features three-dimensional presentations of more than 300 animal crania.
According to the head of the Justice Department's antitrust division, the federal agency is investigating anticompetitive behavior in the pricing of e-books, joining the European Union.
Late on Tuesday, Apple updated its iBooks iOS app with several new features, as well as including some stability and performance improvements.
The European Union's antitrust regulator is investigating whether Apple colluded with other ebook publishers to minimize competition, in violation of EU law.
Amazon on Thursday released an update to Stanza that fixes a slew of problems affecting the app when running on iOS 5. But the company's support team suggests that the app will no longer be updated.
The Stanza ebook app hasn't seen an update in nine months and won't run on iOS 5-powered devices. Developer Amazon has yet to comment on the future of the app.
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Subtext, a new iPad reading app released on Tuesday, aims to enhance your e-reading experience with notes from authors, experts, and Subtext community members.
The biography of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs debuted today at the top of both Amazon's and Barnes & Nobles' bestseller lists.