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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.

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10 great apps for your new iPad Air or iPad mini

That new iPad you got for the holidays will seem a little barren until you start adding some apps. We can tell you what you should download.

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Create a digital Yule log on your HDTV

The weather outside may be frightful, but a fire is so delightful, especially when it's a Yule log. We'll show you how to get one streaming on your HD television set.

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Got game? This sensor-equipped basketball will be the judge of that

The 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball uses sensors and Bluetooth to help you improve your hoops skills.

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Podcast: Macworld's 29th Annual Editors' Choice Awards

We've recognized the top products of the past year. Find out why they made the cut.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown XXIV: Wrapping up 2013

We've assembled a panel of pundits to tell us who won and who lost in the last 12 months.

Prijector promises to cut the cable in the conference room

The presentation device offers its own Wi-Fi connection, giving people a way to share their presentation with the rest of the room.

Podcast: Is Apple still an innovator?

Christopher Breen and Dan Moren discuss whether Apple is still innovating -- and what the word innovation really means.

Apple promises 'the Friday you've waited all year for' in Black Friday teaser

Yes, Apple will join the rest of the retail world by holding a sale on the day after Thanksgiving. But if history is any indicator, the discounts are likely to be modest ones.

Ride the rails with Pocket Trains

iOS and Android device owners can become a railroad tycoon with this fun empire-building causal game.

Podcast: New iPads with Jason Snell

This week on the Macworld Podcast, host Philip Michaels is joined by Editorial Director Jason Snell to discuss Jason's reviews of the iPad mini and iPad Air.

Apple stealthily begins taking orders for iPad mini with Retina display

In a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad mini model on Tuesday, previously promised as coming "later in November," with estimated ship times of five to 10 days.

Podcast: All about iLife

Apple has ushered in refreshes for iMovie, iPhoto, and GarageBand. Let's learn about what's new for both the iOS and OS X versions from the editors testing these apps.

Sharpen your Austen powers with Stride & Prejudice

You'll find this endless runner game based on Jane Austen's book to be a pretty clever mobile app if you have either sense or sensibility.

Livescribe's latest smartpen draws heavily on iOS

The Livescribe 3 smartpen captures your notes as you jot them down, syncing them with a companion app for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.