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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.

On the lookout for Mac and iOS products at CES

International CES isn't a major show for Mac news, but there are still product announcements to be found if you know where to look. We round up those and take a look at a multitude of new iOS gear in our latest podcast.

Fleksy's keyboard app means your eyes never have to wander (video)

Available for iOS and now in beta testing for Android, Fleksy's goal is to allow you to type without ever looking at your smartphone device's screen.

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At CES, a little skepticism goes a long way

Plenty of products will be touted at International CES this week. But the gulf between the promise of new technology and the reality of that same technology can be a wide one.

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2012 in review: Macworld's top stories

We look back at the 20 most-read stories to appear on Macworld.com during the past year.

Domestic calls through Gmail to remain free in 2013

Google says that Gmail users in the U.S. and Canada will still be able to place voice calls through the web-based email service for free through 2013.

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Great apps for your new iOS device

If your holidays brought an iPhone 5, iPad mini, fourth-generation iPad, or fifth-generation iPod touch, our panel of experts has suggestions for what apps you should download.

Five great holiday updates to popular iOS games

Chances are, your favorite iOS game is sporting a new look for the holidays. Here are five that caught our eye.

The 13 worst holiday songs you can download from iTunes

As the song goes, music can help to make spirits bright this time of year. But not this music. Not ever.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown XIX

Everything from iPad minis to executive changes at Apple is on the agenda as a panel of Mac luminaries tries to come up with snappy answers to not-so-snappy questions.

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Apple, HTC settle smartphone patent fight

The two companies announced an end to all disputes involving each other's patents, as they reached a 10-year licensing agreement covering all current and future patents.

Reviewing the iPad mini

Now that we've had a chance to put Apple's iPad mini to the test, we discuss our evaluation of that new tablet -- and of the fourth-generation iPad -- in the latest Macworld Podcast.

Fourth-quarter revenue, profit up for Apple on iPhone, iPad sales

Apple reported revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion for its fiscal fourth quarter, both increases from the previous year. Those numbers were driven by iPhone and iPad sales growth. Mac sales were also up slightly at a time when other PC makers are struggling to move merchandise.

Rounding up Apple's spate of product announcements

Apple had a busy day Tuesday, which means a busy podcast for Macworld. Jason Snell and Dan Moren join host Philip Michaels to go over all the latest announcements out of Cupertino.

Summary: Slimmer iPads and iMacs highlight avalanche of Apple updates

The iPad mini was the marquee addition to Apple's product lineup on Tuesday, but it was the only hardware Apple unveiled. In addition to the smaller version of its tablet, Apple released a new generation of its full-sized iPad as well as new iMac, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models.

More than new iPad could be on tap at Apple event

A smaller version of the iPad is expected to be announced at Tuesday's Apple press event. But could Apple also be planning an update to any of its Mac hardware and software? Philip Michaels weighs the possibilities.