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Remains of the Day: No surprises

It's an unsurprising round-up today, with an Apple partner that won't say "boo," a win for everybody's favorite company, and graphics looking better on a higher resolution displays.

Bookle brings ePub reading to the Mac

While reading ebooks on your iOS devices is fairly pleasant, thanks to Apple's iBooks app, the company has yet to release any such program for the Mac. To fill this void, Tidbits Publishing and Stairways Software have collaborated to create Bookle, a DRM-free ePub reader.

Remains of the Day: Undercover boss

John Browett masqueraded as an ordinary salesman, The Daily reveals its subscriber numbers, and a former Apple product manager unveils the not-so-secret secrets of the iPhone's development.

Expo Notes: releases version 5.0

Version 5.0 of Tappr.TV was on display at this week's Macworld | iWorld show. The latest version of the music visualization creator for the iPhone and iPad adds voice controls to augment the existing touch interface.

Join us for Macworld Live

This week at Macworld|iWorld, we host the Macworld Live stage where you can see interviews with some of your favorite tech personalities and developers. Here's the schedule.

TurboTax releases new iPhone, iPad tax apps

TurboTax has launched an expanded suite of iOS apps that allow you estimate your tax refund, file your taxes, and track the status of your returns.

Ford's new Focus Electric to have companion iOS app

Ford's first all-electric passenger vehicle, the Focus Electric, will feature a smartphone app that can help drivers keep track of when the car is being charged remotely.

App provides turn-by-turn navigation for Disney World

ThemePark GPS Magic Kingdom-Orlando is an iOS app that provides maps, voice navigation, and more for visiting the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. It also has a GPS location tool to help find your friends and family members while visiting the park.

NORAD brings Santa (and elf tossing) to iPads, iPhones

NORAD, which each year tracks Santa's progress as the jolly man delivers gifts around the globe, is now offering iOS apps for kids to stay informed about Mr. Claus's journey.

Greg Pak's 'Vision Machine'

Jason Snell interviews comic-book author Greg Pak, who earlier this year released a free three-issue comic about the intersection of technology and societal change.

Control Roku player with new iPhone app

Roku, whose devices play streaming Internet video on the television, has unveiled a new app to let you use your iPhone as a remote control for its systems.

Unleash your inner rockstar with Smule's Magic Guitar

The company behind numerous iOS instrument apps on Thursday unveiled Magic Guitar. Don't fret if you don't know how to play; the app makes it easy to sound good.

IDW powers its apps with Comixology and launches same-day digital comics

IDW announced on Wednesday that its storefront apps are now powered with Comixology technology, and digital titles will be available day-and-date.