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Kris Berg’s iPad debut

Vook app features columnist's writing, videos

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With the pending Saturday arrival of the first wave of iPad tablet computers, Apple has retooled its iTunes store with an array of apps that cater to the new device. Inman News' own Kris Berg, a weekly columnist and real estate broker who mixes humor and sobering commentary about the state of the real estate brokerage industry, is the star of an iPad-ready app that awaits the device's first-adopters. "Keeping it Real (estate): A Guide to Life, Happiness and the Pursuit of Property," which features a collection of Berg's writing and videos, was previously launched as a paid iPhone and Web app and has been reformatted as an iPad app. Created by, a company founded by Inman News Publisher and longtime innovator Bradley J. Inman that marries text with multimedia elements, Berg's Vook iPad app is available for $5.99 (the iPhone version is available for $4.99). Matthew Cavnar, senior director of content and acquisitions for Vook, said that the "Keeping it R...