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Digital Reading Room: Package deal

It's not just what's in apps that matters; how that content is put together is important, too, as we learn with this week's round-up of tablet apps.

10 movies on Hulu Plus that take you back to school

The end of summer means school's back in session. These movies all relate to education in some way.

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G-Dock ev review: Thunderbolt speed compromised by dock's slow hard drives

While the G-Dock ev put some consideration into the design of this storage device, its performance isn't what it could be.

Digital Reading Room: The Collector

A new app from The Atlantic looks to collect the best of its websites into a weekly iPad offering. But is it worth adding to your collection of tablet apps?

Ten movies with Bond, James Bond, to watch soon, very soon

A slew of James Bond movies are dropping off Netflix soon. Here's your chance to enjoy some cheesy goodness.

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Hands-on: iWork for iCloud beta almost as good as Mac, iOS versions

The new online versions of Apple's productivity-suite apps are surprisingly robust. In fact, they're good enough that you may sometimes forget you're using a Web app. Jeffery Battersby has our hands-on preview.

After Effects CC review: Adobe hits a home run

New features in After Effects CC such as a live 3D workflow with Cinema 4D Lite, now included with Creative Cloud, give motion-graphics artists and compositors much-needed integration with true 3D object animation.

Digital Reading Room: Breaking it down

An enhanced iBook that gets your ready for this weekend's return of Breaking Bad leads this installment of multimedia-rich apps for your tablet.

Take better DSLR shots using...your smartphone?

Wireless DSLR tethering gadgets let you compose and shoot remotely

Ten 'his and hers' movies on Hulu, plus one for everyone

Here are 10 'chick flicks' and 'guy movies' that are good for anyone to watch.

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Digital Reading Room: That old familiar feeling

Charlie Brown and NASA are some of the familiar faces in this installment of our regular look at content-rich apps. And even if the term "knelling" isn't immediately familiar to you, it will be after you take a look at Andrew Kim's enhanced iBook on the subject.

Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into these movies

Ten streaming films examine aging, generation gaps, and snapshots of the past.

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Review: Microsoft's Office Mobile for iPhone app will disappoint most users

Good news: Microsoft finally released an iPhone app for Office. Bad news: It's not the kind of app we were hoping for.

10 summer flicks that will thrill and chill

The long holiday weekend may be over, but there’s still plenty of summer left. Here’s a highly recommended hodgepodge of Hollywood blockbusters, thrill rides, animations, documentaries, independent movies, and silent comedies available streaming on Netflix and Hulu Plus.

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Digital Reading Room: Rock 'n read

We look at musical memoirs from Ringo Starr, Cheap Trick, and Led Zeppelin available from Apple's iBookstore. While the first two disappoint, the third shows how good an enhanced iBook can be.