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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.

Bang With Friends, Zynga kiss and make up

The social networking service that helps you find Facebook friends who might want to get to know you a little better says it resolved a trademark dispute with Zynga, which offers the Words With Friends game.

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iPhone 5c Case review: Apple's offering has some holes in it

Apple's attempt to make an iPhone case of its own simply doesn't measure up to what others are producing.

Apple iPhone 5C

iPhone 5c review: The no-brainer upgrade for iPhone 4 or 4s

It doesn't boast the marquee features of the pricier iPhone 5s, but Apple's colorful new iPhone is an affordable upgrade for anyone with an iPhone 4s or anything older.

How Yahoo could have improved its logo

Yahoo has a new logo, but we think the company could have done better.

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Who got slighted in the Steve Jobs movie

'Jobs' is a largely accurate biopic of the late Apple cofounder. But not everyone is going to like how they're portrayed in the movie.

Reviewing "Jobs": One-of-a-kind innovator gets by-the-numbers biopic

The film biography of Steve Jobs arrives in movie theaters this Friday, with Ashton Kutcher in the lead role as Apple's cofounder and CEO. It's a workmanlike, perfectly acceptable effort—adjectives that don't really apply to Steve Jobs himself.

Podcast: Talking about Mac Gems

Senior editors Dan Frakes and Roman Loyola join the show to talk about our annual round-up of low-cost, high-quality Mac software.

Podcast: Quark overhauls QuarkXPress

QuarkXPress 10 marks a major overhaul of the cross-media publishing package. We talk to Quark's Gavin Drake about what's new with this update.

Swinging for the fences with MLB.com Home Run Derby

Just in time for this week's All Star Game, MLB.com has updated its Home Run Derby app with this year's participants.

No more free lunch for Google's Alfred

Google is shutting down its Alfred restaurant recommendation for iOS and Android. Users who want to save their favorite restaurants from the app need to act now.

Tempo looks to take on iOS's Calendar app with latest update

Tempo uses artificial intelligence to add relevant information to your scheduled meetings and events. A Thursday update to the iPhone update promises even more functionality aimed at business users.

Macworld Pundit Showdown: WWDC Edition

Bright minds of the Mac universe descended upon San Francisco for WWDC. So we decided to ask them some dim questions.

Office Mobile for iPhone: What you need to know

Microsoft has come out with a mobile version of its Office productivity suite for iPhone users. We answer your questions about this new mobile app, including what it can and can't do.

WWDC Recap: Apple unveils big plans for software, hardware for 2013

The rest of this year figures to be packed with Apple products if the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is anything to go by. On Monday, the company showed off major updates to OS X and iOS as well as a planned Mac Pro update that will arrive this fall.

What to expect at WWDC

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is on the horizon. Dan Moren, Dan Frakes, and Serenity Caldwell join Philip Michaels to preview next week’s big Apple event.