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.

Reviewing the Apple TV

We began September with an Apple-hosted press event that saw an overhaul of Apple's music and entertainment products. We end the month by revisiting one of the...

Recap: Apple Kicks Off Fall With iPod, Apple TV Overhauls

Apple overhauled its entertainment offerings with mix of updates, including a refresh to its iPod line, juicing its iTunes software with new social features, and revamping its Apple TV set-top box.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown VII

After a four month hiatus, the Macworld Pundit Showdown returns to hijack your regularly scheduled podcast. We've got four months of Apple product releases...

Apple's Hardware Announcements

After Apple put the focus on Mac hardware Tuesday with updates to its Mac Pro and iMac lines, we follow suit on the Macworld Podcast with a 50-minute throw-down...

Video Genius for IPhone

I bought my iPhone 3G about 16 months ago, which means, in the fast-paced world of smartphone innovations, I am carrying around an antique. Some of the features...

Apple to Offer Free Cases to All iPhone 4 Owners

Apple will give iPhone 4 owners a free case to address problems some users have reported with the new phone's antenna--an issue it says affects all smartphones.

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WWDC Keynote Highlights

A new iPhone, a renamed OS, and iPhone versions of iMovie and iBooks--it all adds up to a busy Monday for Apple. And that means a special edition of the Macworld...

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Securing Your Facebook Privacy Settings

One wonders if Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow Facebook executives are wishing they could declare a do-over right about now, dating back to late April. That’s...

Researcher: Could IPad Be Driving Spike in Mac Use?

Apple may be enjoying strong initial sales for the iPad--the company did sell 1 million units in the 28 days after it launched the device, after all. But one...

OS X 10.5, 10.6 Get Java Updates

We'd be remiss if we let Tuesday pass without noting that Apple has released a pair of Java updates for OS X 10.5 and 10.6. Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 2 is...

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ScoreCenter XL for IPad

Perhaps I go into these reviews with inflated expectations, but I've been consistently disappointed with iPhone apps bearing the ESPN name. For a media outlet...

Sporcle for IPhone

I do not care to calculate the man-hours of labor I've probably lost over on Sporcle, the online quiz site that tests your ability to recall trivia under time...

Typinator Update Adds Text Snippet Searching Feature

Text expanding utilities such as Ergonis Software's Typinator look to save you time by letting you type abbreviations that expand into your e-mail signature, the...

USA Today for IPad

USA Today produced one of the better-received news apps for the iPhone, so users were undoubtedly excited to see what the self-proclaimed nation's newspaper...

Report: Feds May Launch Inquiry Into Apple's Flash Stance

Apple may soon find itself the subject of a federal antitrust inquiry over its stance on Flash-built iPhone apps, if a report in the New York Post pans out.