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Mac Gems: Delicious Library 3 lets you track your movies, music, and more

Delicious Library 3 makes a real attempt to keep up with the digital nature of today’s bookshelves, but it’s not quite all the way there. The app’s still worth buying, though, if the vast majority of your media collection remains in physical items like books, albums, and DVDs.

Review: Kindle for iOS remains a compelling iBooks alternative

Though Apple's taken strides with iBooks's interface and store, the Kindle app remains a very fine alternative.

Review: This Is Not An App is one, and it's rather cloying

This Is Not An App comes from author and illustrator Keri Smith. And if you don't find it too precious, you may well enjoy it.

Review: iBooks 3 is the best iBooks yet

iBooks faces tough competition from Amazon's Kindle app. But the latest version of iBooks offers substantial improvements over the previous edition.

App Guide: Sesame Street iOS apps

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These apps may not be able to tell you how to get to Sesame Street, but they do feature some of your favorite characters from the children's TV show.

App Guide: Comic book-reading apps for iOS

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Comic-Con International is underway, and what better way to mark the occasion than with iPhone and iPad apps that let you read your favorite comic books?

Hands on: Next Issue all-you-can-read magazine iPad app

On Tuesday, Next Issue Media brings its all-you-can-read magazine app (previously only for Android tablets) to the iPad.

App Guide: Shakespeare apps for iOS

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The poet of them all who will start them simply raving is the poet that they call the Bard of Stratford-on-Avon. And these apps can help you enjoy his plays and sonnets.

Review: Potty-training apps for iOS

Looking to teach your toddler how to use the potty? The App Store can help. But which of the many potty-training offerings are worth your time? Philip Michaels shares his findings after testing half-a-dozen offerings.

Monster's Socks for iPad

This children's book for the iPad is as pleasing to look at as it is to read.

App Guide: Dinosaur reference apps for iPhone and iPad

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If you've got a kid who can't read enough about dinosaurs, the App Store is teeming with iPad and iPhone offerings featuring monstrous thunder lizards.

Book Crawler for iPhone and iPad app

This universal app offers an excellent way to create and keep a database of your books, but only after you overcome the challenge of understanding how the app works.

Two World War II reference apps for the iPad

Both World War II Interactive and Timeline World War 2 do an admirable job at using iPad features to present facts and figures about the war in an engaging way. But it's the latter app that excels at putting its own unique stamp on presenting history.

App Guide: Great iOS books for kids

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We're pretty sure some of our favorite iOS-optimized children's books will appeal to your budding bibliophile.

App Guide: War reference books for iOS

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The App Store offers a lot of great reference guides and ebooks covering the history of U.S. military actions.