Philip MichaelsEditor, Macworld

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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.

Fourth-quarter revenue, profit up for Apple on iPhone, iPad sales

Apple reported revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion for its fiscal fourth quarter, both increases from the previous year. Those numbers were driven by iPhone and iPad sales growth. Mac sales were also up slightly at a time when other PC makers are struggling to move merchandise.

Rounding up Apple's spate of product announcements

Apple had a busy day Tuesday, which means a busy podcast for Macworld. Jason Snell and Dan Moren join host Philip Michaels to go over all the latest announcements out of Cupertino.

Summary: Slimmer iPads and iMacs highlight avalanche of Apple updates

The iPad mini was the marquee addition to Apple's product lineup on Tuesday, but it was the only hardware Apple unveiled. In addition to the smaller version of its tablet, Apple released a new generation of its full-sized iPad as well as new iMac, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models.

More than new iPad could be on tap at Apple event

A smaller version of the iPad is expected to be announced at Tuesday's Apple press event. But could Apple also be planning an update to any of its Mac hardware and software? Philip Michaels weighs the possibilities.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.