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.

Tiny Wings 2 for iPhone and Tiny Wings HD for iPad

The latest versions of Tiny Wings -- a 2.0 update for iPhone users and an entirely new release for the iPad -- contain everything you loved about the original side-scrolling game, with a lot of welcome new features.

Get This App: Hipmunk

Do a lot of traveling? Then you'll want Hipmunk on your phone or tablet to make it easy to find flights and hotel rooms on the go.

The Great Cookie Thief for iPhone and iPad

Despite some performance lags (which are more notable on older iOS devices), this ebook will delight preschool and elementary school-aged children.

Big Win Baseball for iPhone and iPad

With gameplay that seems less concerned about baseball and more focused on building up a bankroll of virtual currency, this iOS game is a swing-and-a-miss for baseball fans.

Givit for iPhone and iPad

Along with the Web-based Givit service, this iPhone app shines with its ability to easily set who you want to share videos with.

Barefoot World Atlas for iPad

This interactive atlas has plenty of appeal for elementary school-aged kids.

Centipede: Origins for iPhone and iPad

Atari updated its arcade classic for the iOS era, and many of the changes in this iPhone and iPad game are welcome ones.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for iPad

This app, built for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, showcases some of the great players of an often-overlooked chapter of baseball history. But some missed opportunities keep a good app from being great.

Toca Boca sets a standard for iOS apps for kids

Spend some time with the recently released Toca Trains -- or any one of the iPhone and iPad offerings from developer Toca Boca -- and you'll quickly see why the app maker has made a name for itself in the App Store.

Pocket Planes for iPhone and iPad

This casual airline sim offers plenty of charm, but you need a lot of patience -- or some hefty in-app purchases -- to build up your fleet of planes.

Temple Run: Brave for iPhone and iPad

If you've played Temple Run, you'll be very familiar with this Brave-themed version of the endless action game.

You Should Play: Zombie Gunship

Zombie Gunship already stood out from the multitude of undead-centric games, thanks to chilling graphics and clever gameplay. Recent updates have made this zombie shooter even more enjoyable.

Quizboard for iPhone

Like Words With Friends, Draw Something, and dozens of other asynchronous gameplay apps, Quizboard lets you challenge friends to a game of trivia. The app introduces some nice strategic elements, but its questions could use a little work.

Get This App: TRVL

If you love photography or travel -- or some combination of the two -- you need to check out TRVL, which takes you to unique parts of the world without costing you a single dime.

Inside the World of Dinosaurs for iPad

This iPad app makes extensive use of multimedia to bring dinosaurs to life.