Philip MichaelsEditor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

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.

Aardvark Mobile for IPhone

Aardvark Mobile proves that sometimes it pays to be patient with iPhone and iPod touch apps. After a middling start, a few updates have turned this app into a...

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MobiTV Halves NBA League Pass Price, Offers Trial Version

Last week, in this very blog, Macworld reviewed NBA League Pass Mobile, a fine offering from MobiTV that lets dedicated basketball fans watch almost any NBA give...

AT&T Axes Nation 1350 Plan for IPhone

As reported on Friday, AT&T rolled out a new price for the unlimited voice and data plan for the iPhone. The old package cost subscribers US$130 a month...

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Apple to Hold Product Event on January 27

Apple tablet rumor-mongering may soon end--Apple has confirmed an invitation-only event this month.

AT&T Drops Price of iPhone's Unlimited Voice and Data Plan

In war, there are no winners--unless the war in question happens to be a price war, and the combatants happen to be Verizon and AT&T. In that case, customers...

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FileMaker Intros Contact Manager for Bento 3

To FileMaker, Bento is more than just an option for individual users who need the organizational power of a database application but might otherwise be...

Nuance Adds IPod Touch Support to Mobile Speech Apps

Peruse any story about Nuance Communications' voice-enabled iPhone apps, and it won't be long before an aggrieved iPod touch owner poses this question: Why won't...

Apple's Most Significant Products of the Decade

The end of one year and the beginning of another usually lends itself to list making. That goes double when the second-to-last digit in a calendar year flips...

2009 in Review: The Year in Apple

Economic uncertainty. Swine flu. Newspaper articles featuring Jon and/or Kate Gosselin. You can understand why most people will be happy to see 2009 exit stage...

Order Pizza for IPhone

When I mentioned to a friend of mine that I was testing Order Pizza--a free app from Order Mapper that lets you punch in a pizza order and send it off to your...

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Harvard Business Review Says Jobs Is Top-performing CEO

Mac fans like to sing the praises of Steve Jobs for all he's done for Apple, especially after he returned in 1997 to the company he co-founded. And now, academia...

Casual Football Games for IPhone

Ever since I got into this iPhone app reviewing gig, people always put me on the spot by asking me about my favorite obscure application for the iPhone and iPod...

IPhone Once Again Available on AT&T Website for New Yorkers

When we talked to AT&T earlier Monday about the unavailability of iPhones for New York shoppers using the AT&T Website, a company spokesman told us that...

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Report: IPhone Unavailable to New Yorkers via AT&T's Website

Ah, New York... the city that never sleeps. The town so nice they named it twice. The metropolitan area where, according to a report on Consumerist, you can't...

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Getting Started at the App Store

Perhaps you were fortunate enough this morning to find a brand spanking new iPhone or iPod touch under the tree. And doubtlessly, you demonstrated the...

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