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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.

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Apple adds gifting options to the iBookstore

If it's digital books your family and friends love to read, Apple has a gift for them and for you. After long being the company's sole online store without gifting options, the iBookstore now allows you to send ebooks to your friends and family.

Buying Guide: Find the perfect ebook reader

What's the best device if you want to embrace a post-paper reading world? That all depends on whether you want a dedicated reading device or a more versatile tablet.

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How to add your PDFs to iBooks and organize them

OS X Mavericks' new iBooks app lets you store and read ebooks purchased from the iBookstore or elsewhere. But that's not all it can do: you can also keep PDFs in iBooks and organize them to your liking...with some limitations.

Should you get an e-reader this holiday season?

We settle the age-old debate once and for all: Tablet or e-reader?

Sharpen your Austen powers with Stride & Prejudice

You'll find this endless runner game based on Jane Austen's book to be a pretty clever mobile app if you have either sense or sensibility.

Moving ebooks from Mac to Kindle

A new Kindle owner is keen to place the ebooks she's downloaded on to her digital reader but isn't sure where to begin. Chris Breen provides several avenues for doing so.

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Apple officially appeals ebook price-fixing case

Living up to its word, Apple has filed its appeal against the decision in the ebook price-fixing case, as well as the resulting injunction issued last month.

Oyster offers all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

A startup called Oyster wants to become your “Netflix for e-books.”

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Judgment in ebook case limits Apple's deals, appoints external monitor

The final judgment in the ebook price-fixing case against Apple limits the ways in which Apple can negotiate with ebook publishers, and puts into place both an antitrust compliance officer and external monitor.

Court bars Apple from making industry-wide ebook deals

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The federal judge presiding over the U.S. electronic books case against Apple has barred the company from striking deals that would ensure that it could undercut prices of other retailers in the e-book market.