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.

Don't Let the Pigeon Run This App for iPhone and iPad

This mobile adaptation of the Mo Willems book will delight fans of the Don't Let the Pigeon series of children's books. for iPhone

While not a perfect app -- there are some navigational issues to work out -- is ideal if you'd like to watch your favorite CBS and CW television programs from your iPhone or iPod touch.

As registration opens, Macworld Expo unveils new name, focus

When it kicks off on January 26, 2012, Macworld Expo will have a new name -- Macworld|iWorld -- to emphasize its focus on the entire range of Apple products and technology. Registration for the conference and expo opened Tuesday.

Crazy John for iPhone

This zombie-blasting shooter offers its share of thrills, but there's little to distinguish Crazy John from the multitude of zombie-themed games in the App Store.

Apple posts video of Jobs memorial

An 81-minute video of last week's memorial for Steve Jobs is now available at Apple's website. The Apple co-founder and former CEO passed away earlier this month.

IMDB Trivia for iPhone

This trivia app stands out thanks to a well-implemented design that's perfectly suited to the touch controls of your iPhone or iPod touch.

Turn sunlight into power with Changers kit, website

Berlin-based Changers is rolling out a charging kit that not only converts sunlight into power for charging devices like the iPhone and iPad, but also calculates how much energy you're creating. Download that info to the Changers website, and you can earn credits that can be redeemed with eco-minded retailers.

Macworld Podcasts

Spotlight on iOS 5

Dan Moren, Lex Friedman, and Jason Snell roll up their sleeves and dive deep into Apple's latest mobile OS to give you the nitty gritty about iOS 5.

Cook: Apple will set 'all-time' record for iPhone sales this quarter

Apple's CEO predicts that Apple will shatter its sales record for the holiday quarter, after introducing the iPhone 4S earlier this month.


All-time Mac, iPad sales help Apple turn in record quarter

Apple on Tuesday reported $28.27 billion in revenue and $6.62 billion in net profit for its fiscal fourth quarter, both records. Yet, Wall Street analysts were expecting bigger sales and profits for the three-month period ending Sept. 24.

Up close with iOS 5: Game Center

Apple introduced Game Center to the iOS platform about a year ago, and while 67 million people have signed up for the service, it hasn't always been as useful as it could be. iOS 5 looks to change that by making it easier to find both friends and games via Game Center.

Brick People for iPhone and iPad

This iOS adaptation of a popular Japanese arcade game features varied gameplay and easy-to-grasp controls. What's not so easy is saving your progress in case you have to duck out of a match early.

Dropped from App Store, Siri Assistant to stop working Oct. 15

Siri Assistant already disappeared from the App Store after Apple announced its features would be incorporated into the iPhone 4S. Now users of the app are being told that Siri Assistant will stop working October 15.

Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, who resigned as Apple's CEO in August, has died, according to a statement from Apple's board of directors.

Macworld Podcasts

The iPhone 4S debuts

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Daring Fireball's John Gruber went to Cupertino Tuesday for Apple's iPhone event. Now they've returned to the Macworld Podcast to tell you all you need to know about the iPhone 4S.