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.

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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Dragon Dictation Adds Privacy Setting

Users of the recently released Dragon Dictation speech-to-text app for the iPhone can now opt out of uploading contact names to the app's servers. Developer...

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Apple Offers Snow Leopard Printer Drivers for Epson, Lexmark

Are you the proud owner of a printer from either Lexmark or Epson? Are you running the latest version of Mac OS X Snow Leopard? Then you, friend, are the...

When Good Apps Go Bad

Toy Story Mania arrived at the App Store in October to largely rave reviews, with one of the more enthusiastic ones coming from yours truly. And why not? The...

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Nuance Brings Its Speech-recognition to the IPhone

The on-screen keyboard for the iPhone certainly has its share of fans, but there's also a noticeable chunk of the population that, at best, has learned to...

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Apple Reportedly Buys Lala Music Service

Apple took what could be a step toward adding a subscription-based music services to its offerings Friday when it bought Lala, a company that delivers music via...

Scanner Pro App Adds Integration With Print N Share

Readdle's Scanner Pro lets you turn the iPhone's built-in camera into a portable scanner for uploading documents onto your phone. EuroSmartz's Print n Share lets...

Order Pizza Puts Take-out Orders at Your Fingertips

If Order Mapper has its way, we'll all be ordering pizzas on our iPhones without ever having to talk to another soul.

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Documents to Go Update Enhances App's PDF Viewer

DataViz continues to tinker with the iPhone versions of its Documents to Go application, rolling out an update to the mobile productivity suite that enhances the...

Derek Jeter Real Baseball for IPhone

Follow baseball coverage long enough, and eventually you'll come across an article where some sportswriter, columnist, or pundit will opine something along the...

Pillow Talk

Maybe you've decided to show off your love for all things Mac with an Apple logo sticker affixed to your car or perhaps an Apple-themed t-shirt or even a framed...

Cowabunga

iPhone-toting city slickers who'd like a taste of a frontier have a friend in Southern Brand. The company makes the $29 Limited Edition Cowhide iPhone Cover...

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Greeting E-Card

Thoughtful as they are, greeting cards lack that personal touch. RogueSheep’s Postage iPhone app lets you put a personal stamp on messages by converting your...

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A Place for Everything

My iPhone makes phone calls, downloads e-mail, and pulls up any Web site I ask it to. So why should the case I store this multi-tasker in content itself with...

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Who's Got the Button?

For some, the austere look of the iPod shuffle is a thing of beauty. But if you'd prefer your own set of headphones instead of the included Apple earbuds (which...