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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.

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.

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Starts Shipping

Adobe Creative Suite 5, the massive overhaul to the software maker's collection of print, Web, and video applications announced earlier this month, has begun...

Adobe CEO Fires Back at Jobs

The same day that Steve Jobs spelled out Apple's opposition to Flash on its mobile devices, Adobe's CEO responded, calling the problems cited by Apple a...

Macworld Pundit Showdown VI

It's been far too long since we took off the gloves, threw out the rule book, and indulged in a little no-holds barred punditry. With iPads, iPhone SDKs, and...

Final Cut Server Update Contains a Pair of Fixes

An update to Final Cut Server released Tuesday offers up a pair of fixes for the asset management tool that integrates with its Final Cut Pro video editing...

Apple Sets Sales, Profit Records for Non-holiday Quarter

Apple's fiscal second quarter may have been a quiet one in terms of product releases, but the company still turned in a stellar financial performance over the...

Apple to Announce Quarterly Earnings Tuesday

When Apple executives get on the phone with analysts Tuesday afternoon to go over the company's fiscal second quarter results, look for a lot of the talk to...

FastTrack Schedule 10 Adds Mac Look

Mac users who rely on AEC Software's FastTrack Schedule to get a handle on project management have gone nearly four years without a major upgrade to the...

With App Update for IPad, Mellmo Focuses on Enterprise

Mellmo, which has made a name for itself with mobile business intelligence products, has embraced the iPad in a big way. When Apple started selling its new...

Summary: Apple Showcases IPhone 4.0 Features

Apple gave iPhone users and developers a sneak preview of the next major version of the iPhone operating system on Thursday. Multitasking capabilities, changes...

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What Apple Has in Store for IPhone Event

So here's what we know about Thursday's press-only event at Apple's Cupertino headquarters: The event starts at 10 a.m. PT and will focus on the forthcoming...

Omni Group's IPad Apps Put Graphing at Your Fingertips

The Omni Group, producer of many a popular OS X productivity application, has announced the availability of two new iPad apps that let your fingers do the...

FileMaker Unveils Bento for IPad

If FileMaker isn't careful, people are going to start saying that Bento is the database software maker's flagship app. After all, the company--which offers an...

Box.net IPad App Offers Mobile Access to Shared Documents

The iPad will be in your hands soon enough. And when it is, important documents, files, and folders you've stored in the cloud won't be too far away, thanks to...

Goober Promises Low Rates for VoIP App Users

The App Store is crammed with apps offering Voice over IP features. But Goober Networks hopes that its latest app can stand out from the crowd by offering...