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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.

Inside the World of Dinosaurs for iPad

This iPad app makes extensive use of multimedia to bring dinosaurs to life.

Maplets for iPhone and iPad

Maplets boasts an extensive library of downloadable maps -- everything from transit systems to national parks. It's a great alternative to the built-in Maps offering, especially for those times when you don't have reliable network connectivity.

Macworld Pundit Showdown at WWDC

Jim Dalrymple, Christopher Breen, John Moltz, and Paul Kafasis weigh in on WWDC announcements, Apple news, and other tech happenings in the later edition of the Macworld Pundit showdown.

Ski Safari for iPhone and iPad

Great gameplay with lots of engaging mini-challenges built in will keep you coming back to this side-scrolling casual game.

WWDC 2012 Keynote

Macworld's Jason Snell, Dan Frakes, and Dan Moren went to Monday's WWDC 2012 keynote. Here's their recap of what happened and what it all means.

WWDC Summary: MacBooks get an update, Mountain Lion gets a ship date

In addition to rolling out updates to its MacBook Pro and Air lineups and announcing that Mountain Lion would arrive in July, Apple also offered a preview of iOS 6, which is slated for a fall release.

At WWDC, context matters for hardware announcements

Many people are expecting Apple to unveil new Mac models during Monday's WWDC keynote. Is it likely? It depends on whether the new hardware has features aimed at the developers attending WWDC, Philip Michaels argues.

Review: Potty-training apps for iOS

Looking to teach your toddler how to use the potty? The App Store can help. But which of the many potty-training offerings are worth your time? Philip Michaels shares his findings after testing half-a-dozen offerings.

iPad installations at airports take some of the stress out of traveling

OTG, which manages restaurants in airports, says its deploying 7000 iPads at three North American airports. Travelers will be able to use the tablets to order meals from OTG's restaurants while checking email, browsing the Web, and playing games.

Mega Run for iPhone and iPad

This side-scrolling platform game will be familiar to anyone who's ever caught a glimpse of Super Mario Bros. But that doesn't make Mega Run any less fun to play.

Reflections on the D10 conference

Macworld's Jason Snell attended last week's D Conference, and returns from Southern California with some thoughts on what went done, highlighted by Apple CEO Tim Cook's appearance.

Monster's Socks for iPad

This children's book for the iPad is as pleasing to look at as it is to read.

Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint for iPhone and iPad

This unique combination of a billiards game and physics puzzler stands out in a crowded game section of the iOS App Store.

WatchESPN for iPhone and iPad

This app from ESPN lets you watch live streaming video of sporting events and ESPN programming on your iPhone or iPad -- if you've got a strong enough Wi-Fi or cellular connection.

Roambi ESX to turn business data into apps

Mellmo unveils publishing tool that creates interactive, data-packed reports, which companies can then offer as co-branded apps on Apple's App Store.