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Podcast: Hulk SMASH!!

Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren link arms to discuss the Apple-related news of the week, including explosive executive emails, Fire TV versus Apple TV, and the awesomeness of Monument Valley.

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Making ebooks in Pages 5.2: Here's what works now (and what still doesn't)

After nearly four years of stagnation, Pages's ebook export tools have recently received several promising updates. Macworld's resident ebook expert Serenity Caldwell takes a look at what's changed (and what's still broken).

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Interview: How Rich Stevens built a 3300-page iBooks Author ebook

Macworld's Serenity Caldwell chats with cartoonist, tech geek, and coffee addict Rich Stevens about his foray into ebooks and his 3300-page free comic collection.

Apple's friends of the court, iTunes U, and App Camp for Girls

Don't worry about diving into the madness that is your RSS feed: We've got you covered. Here are some of the more prominent Apple stories making the rounds this Thursday.

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In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.

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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple's attempt to have its ebooks antitrust monitor removed has failed, but the court will impose boundaries on the appointee.

Court grants temporary suspension of Apple antitrust monitor

A New York court of appeals has granted Apple a temporary stay from an appointed antitrust monitor while it prepares to hear arguments over a longer suspension.

iBooks textbooks and iTunes U courses come to Italy, Japan, and more

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks textbooks and the iTunes U Course Manager would be available in new countries within Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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Vellum review: App offers a sleeker way to build ebooks

Since the early days of the .epub and .mobi formats, writers and publishers have been trying to find a better way to make ebooks. 180g's new app, Vellum, offers the first glimpse of an easier approach, even if it's not all the way there yet.

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How to find free books in the iBooks Store

The winter holidays are upon us. Here's our guide to picking up some great free reading before you hop a plane, train, or automobile.