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The Marvel AR app will appeal to comic book aficionados who enjoy looking behind-the-scenes for the comic production process and are immersed in the Marvel Universe.
Thanks to gorgeous illustrations and interactive elements, the oft-told tale of Cinderella gets some new life in this iOS ebook from Nosy Crow.
Moonbot Studios builds iOS apps that draw on elements of books, movies, and games for a unique interactive experience that represents the best of what the iOS platform has to offer.
A new service called Audiobooks.com aims to help the heavy-listening crowd -- think of it sort of as Netflix for audiobooks. For $25 a month, you get unlimited access to its selection streaming of audiobooks. Kirk McElhearn takes a look.
iBooks 2 introduces a new way to browse a new kind of ebook. The experience is impressively immersive, but not without its flaws.
This kids' book for the iPad and iPhone is a decent follow-up to the delightful Monster at the End of This Book, but it needs to work out some performance lags before it can measure up to its predecessor.
These holiday-themed stories can add a festive feel to your iPhone or iPad.
This iOS ebook is a worthwhile adaptation of the beloved 1965 TV special, though the story really comes to life on the iPad.
The Macworld staff reveals our top software picks of the year.
You can join a book club or sign up on a site like Goodreads to have conversations about the books you’re reading, but neither feels as easily interactive as reading in Subtext, a new social e-reading app for the iPad.
This mobile adaptation of the Mo Willems book will delight fans of the Don't Let the Pigeon series of children's books.
The initial release of The Monster at the End of This Book was plagued by poor performing animations and crashes. Credit the app's developers for coming up with a series of updates to tackle these issues and produce a winning version of the children's book.
Comics 3.0 is a major upgrade to this excellent comic-buying and -reading app. In fact, it makes it a little too easy to buy things.
Both The Going to Bed Book and Nighty Night HD aim to help you use your iPad to put your kids to sleep. Are the apps entertaining? Too lively for bedtime? Lex Friedman and his kids take a close look.
Navigational issues and some missing capabilities make this iPad-based audiobook player a disappointment.