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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.

Office Mobile for iPhone: What you need to know

Microsoft has come out with a mobile version of its Office productivity suite for iPhone users. We answer your questions about this new mobile app, including what it can and can't do.

WWDC Recap: Apple unveils big plans for software, hardware for 2013

The rest of this year figures to be packed with Apple products if the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is anything to go by. On Monday, the company showed off major updates to OS X and iOS as well as a planned Mac Pro update that will arrive this fall.

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Go digital for last-second gifts this Mother's Day

You're running out of time to pick up a gift for mom. But if she's already got a mobile device, giving electronic gift cards and apps is a breeze.

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TechHive Video Update: Home-made robots

We run through some of the highlights from the recent Robot Block Party at Stanford University.

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Make March Madness mobile on your smartphone or tablet

The NCAA men's college basketball tournament tips off Tuesday night. If you're nowhere near a TV, you don't have to miss any action. Here's how to watch March Madness on your mobile device or online.

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Watch live video of RIM’s BlackBerry 10 event

Our colleagues at IDG News Service are providing a live stream of Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 event on Wednesday.

Magellan heads in a different direction with SmartGPS device

Shipping later this spring, the standalone GPS unit will pull data from Yelp and Foursqure to give you relevant location-based information. And it's part of a cloud-based approach that integrates your mobile device.

Nighty-nighty goes high-tech with VTech's baby monitors (video)

At CES 2013, VTech showed off its Safe&Sound audio and video baby monitors, with plenty of features to appeal to tech-savy parents.

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Displair gives you a touchscreen out of thin air (video)

Displair uses air flow and two microns of water drops to create an interactive display.

Damage Control: Durable devices will let gadget makers stand out (video)

There's a reason CES 2013 featured a lot of companies -- and more than a few device makers -- showing off ways that phones and tablets can withstand more punishment. It's how those devices will differentiate themselves from the competition.

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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.

Phone add-on Mauz wants to put you in control of everything (video)

Mauz is a tiny accessory that plugs into your smartphone, turning it into a controller for everything from laptops to set-top boxes. A working prototype was on display at CES 2013; it's on track for a June release.

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Look out below: G-Form drop test highlights device protection (video)

At CES 2013, G-Form wanted to show off how its cases can protect your mobile gear, and it was willing to drop a bowling ball to make its point.

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Tech21 hammers home a point about device protection (video)

The UK case maker had an eye-catching demo about how its cases protect your mobile devices.

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Stern brings its pinball wizardry to CES (video)

You don't need to own an arcade to have your very own pinball machine. Manufacturer Stern Pinball makes home-sized models with a smaller footprint and price tag than their commercial counterparts, but with the same-sized playing area.