Philip MichaelsEditor, TechHive

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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.

How Yahoo could have improved its logo

Yahoo has a new logo, but we think the company could have done better.

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Who got slighted in the Steve Jobs movie

'Jobs' is a largely accurate biopic of the late Apple cofounder. But not everyone is going to like how they're portrayed in the movie.

Reviewing "Jobs": One-of-a-kind innovator gets by-the-numbers biopic

The film biography of Steve Jobs arrives in movie theaters this Friday, with Ashton Kutcher in the lead role as Apple's cofounder and CEO. It's a workmanlike, perfectly acceptable effort—adjectives that don't really apply to Steve Jobs himself.

Google starts selling Nexus 7 in advance of July 30 release

The latest Nexus 7 tablet doesn't ship until next week, but Google started taking orders Friday after its retail partners began selling the new device.

No more free lunch for Google's Alfred

Google is shutting down its Alfred restaurant recommendation for iOS and Android. Users who want to save their favorite restaurants from the app need to act now.

Tempo looks to take on iOS's Calendar app with latest update

Tempo uses artificial intelligence to add relevant information to your scheduled meetings and events. A Thursday update to the iPhone update promises even more functionality aimed at business users.

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.

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.


TechHive Video Update: Home-made robots

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


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.


Match-Up brings real-time multiplayer tournaments to mobile gaming

Available for iOS devices, Match-Up from Big Fish Games promises the first real-time, multiplayer tournament offering for mobile casual games. At Bat ready to play ball for 2013

Baseball doesn't start for another five weeks, but Major League Baseball's mobile app is ready for iOS and Android devices.

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.

Review: Don't leave home without Hipmunk's travel search app for iOS

In an App Store full of free travel search apps, Hipmunk stands out thanks to features well suited to your iPhone and iPad.