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.

Record iPad sales help Apple enjoy revenue, profit growth

Apple reported revenue of $35 billion and profits of $8.8 billion for its fiscal third quarter. Those numbers were up 22 percent and 20.5 percent, respectively, over year-ago figures. In the first full quarter of third-generation iPad sales, Apple sold 17 million iPads, an increase of 84 percent over last year.

Tiny Wings 2 for iPhone and Tiny Wings HD for iPad

The latest versions of Tiny Wings -- a 2.0 update for iPhone users and an entirely new release for the iPad -- contain everything you loved about the original side-scrolling game, with a lot of welcome new features.

The Great Cookie Thief for iPhone and iPad

Despite some performance lags (which are more notable on older iOS devices), this ebook will delight preschool and elementary school-aged children.

Big Win Baseball for iPhone and iPad

With gameplay that seems less concerned about baseball and more focused on building up a bankroll of virtual currency, this iOS game is a swing-and-a-miss for baseball fans.

Givit for iPhone and iPad

Along with the Web-based Givit service, this iPhone app shines with its ability to easily set who you want to share videos with.

Barefoot World Atlas for iPad

This interactive atlas has plenty of appeal for elementary school-aged kids.

Centipede: Origins for iPhone and iPad

Atari updated its arcade classic for the iOS era, and many of the changes in this iPhone and iPad game are welcome ones.

Macworld Podcasts

Up close with iOS 6

We get up close and personal with iOS 6 in this episode of the Macworld podcast, as Dan Moren and Lex Friedman talk about the highs and lows of Apple's forthcoming iOS update.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for iPad

This app, built for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, showcases some of the great players of an often-overlooked chapter of baseball history. But some missed opportunities keep a good app from being great.

Macworld Podcasts

Spotlight on Podcasts and Chrome for iOS

Apple and Google have made headlines in the last week with their mobile releases. We take a closer look at the Podcasts and Chrome apps for iOS.

Toca Boca sets a standard for iOS apps for kids

Spend some time with the recently released Toca Trains -- or any one of the iPhone and iPad offerings from developer Toca Boca -- and you'll quickly see why the app maker has made a name for itself in the App Store.

Pocket Planes for iPhone and iPad

This casual airline sim offers plenty of charm, but you need a lot of patience -- or some hefty in-app purchases -- to build up your fleet of planes.