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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.

Box.net IPad App Offers Mobile Access to Shared Documents

The iPad will be in your hands soon enough. And when it is, important documents, files, and folders you've stored in the cloud won't be too far away, thanks to...

Goober Promises Low Rates for VoIP App Users

The App Store is crammed with apps offering Voice over IP features. But Goober Networks hopes that its latest app can stand out from the crowd by offering...

Chilli X Promises IPad Version of PhotoFrame App

By my count, app maker Chilli X offers more than a half-dozen variations on clock apps for the iPhone and iPod touch via the App Store. These apps, led by Chilli...

Apple Releases Security Update for Leopard, Snow Leopard

In addition to rolling out an update to Mac OS X 10.6 on Monday, Apple also issued a security update for users of its operating system. Security Update 2010-002...

Report: Apple Gets IPad Trademark From Fujitsu

In a week’s time, Apple will have a new tablet on its way to a retail shelf near you. But it can already lay claim to something else iPad-related—the trademark...

Today in IPad App Announcements: Comic Zeal and Synotes

As April 3 draws ever closer--iPad zero-hour, just in case you aren't counting down the days--a growing number of developers are taking the wraps off plans for...

Super-Tilt Baseball for IPhone

I was looking forward to getting a chance to play Super Tilt-Baseball, a baseball-themed pinball game. Sadly, however, the games kept getting called on account...

Updated Canon Printer Drivers Available for Snow Leopard

If you've got a printer from Canon and want to make sure it's fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6, relief is just a download away. Apple on Wednesday posted...

Now Software Ceases Operations

Now Software appears to be nevermore. In a letter posted to the Web, Now Software co-owner and president John Wallace announced that the company is suspending...

No Fear Shakespeare, Shakespeare Pro

I've been reading Shakespeare since my high school English teacher first shoved a copy of Julius Caesar into my hands two-plus decades ago. And while I enjoy a...

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March Madness on Demand for IPhone

For fans of college basketball, there's no better time of year than the NCAA men's basketball tournament. It's wall-to-wall hoops action, particularly during the...

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Report: Apple Director York Hospitalized

Jerome York, a 13-year-veteran of Apple's board of directors, has been hospitalized after suffering a brain aneurysm, according to a Wall Street Journal report...

Simplify Media Yanks IPhone Apps, Promises 'new Direction'

Another handful of popular apps has disappeared from the App Store. But this time, the decision appears to have been made by the developer and not Apple.

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Apple Offers Drivers for Samsung, Brother Printers

I was on an airplane Monday afternoon, so I missed what is doubtlessly the talk of elite Mac users this week--a pair of printer driver updates released by Apple...

TeamViewer Brings Its Remote Control Offering to App Store

TeamViewer already offers a remote control and desktop sharing program for desktops. Now the software maker wants to go mobile, with a similar offering for...

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