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Philip has covered the Mac market since 1999, with a focus on the iPhone, iPad and iOS in recent years. In all that time, he has never tested a fart app.

SNL takes iPhone 5 complaints to task

Saturday Night Live has no patience for tech pundits complaining about the iPhone 5, if a sketch that aired this weekend is anything to go by.

Survey: Maps controversy has no impact on iPhone 5 demand

Market-research firm ChangeWave says that demand for the iPhone 5 is much higher than it was a year ago for the iPhone 4S. The survey also found that few iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users consider the redesigned Maps app to be a major problem, and that it's not dissuading people from wanting to upgrade to Apple's latest smartphone.

Reviewing the iPhone 5

Jason Snell has spent some time with Apple's new phone and joins the Macworld Podcast to give his verdict on the iPhone 5.

The iPhone 5 scene at Apple's retail stores

Check out our coverage from multiple Apple stores the morning the iPhone 5 went on sale.

Office for Mac updated for Retina displays

The latest update to Office for Mac 2011 adds Retina display compatibility to Microsoft's productivity applications, as well as some changes aimed at Outlook 2011.

Spotlight on the iPhone 5

Macworld's Jason Snell and Dan Moren join host Philip Michaels to discuss the many products announced by Apple at its September 12 event.

Summary: iPhone 5 highlights Apple product unveilings

The iPhone 5 made its debut Wednesday, as expected. But it wasn't the only hardware and software Apple showed off at a San Francisco press event.

Previewing Apple's Sept. 12 event

Nobody knows what Apple has in store for its special press event next week, but we've got a panel of Macworld editors ready to make their best guesses.

Tweetbot for Mac returns in beta form

A few days after pulling the Tweetbot for Mac alpha due to new Twitter API restrictions, developer Tapbots released a beta version of its Twitter client. But the new release won't let you add or reauthorize any accounts.

JPEGmini slims down photos without changing resolution

If you have a lot of saved photos, JPEGmini can reduce the file size and save some space on your hard drive.

Macworld Pundit Showdown XVIII

In between Mountain Lion and iOS 6 releases, we gather the brightest minds in the tech world and quiz them on all the biggest headlines.

TechHive: Why you should play Tiny Tower

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iOS games come and go, but Tiny Tower has kept its place on Philip Michaels's iPad. Find out why he likes this mobile sim game.

Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast for iPhone and iPad

While it deserves credit for integrating features like augmented reality and location awareness into a combat game, Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast stumbles when it comes to gameplay.

SpellTower for iPhone and iPad

You build words from lettered tiles in SpellTower, a simple-looking word game that offers a fun amount of challenge in its different game modes.

Flick Champions World Edition for iPhone and iPad

If you've got Olympic fever, this fun sports game lets you enjoy some athletic glory with just the flick of a finger.