Joel MathisMacworld

Joel Mathis is a regular contributor to Macworld and TechHive. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and young son.

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This Week in iOS Accessories: MIDI mastery using iOS

IK Multimedia has unveiled iRig Pads — the perfect tool for DJs wanting to make live or recorded music. Plus: New ways to protect your iPhone and type on your iPad.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A $15 to-do list manager, an Evernote update, and more

This week's roster of new and updated iOS apps includes access to 15,000 great recipes from the New York Times' food archives. Plus, apps for golfers, gamers, and note-takers.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Gear for your old iPhone that fits your new iPhone, too

Instead of replacing an entire accessory arsenal, most of these products made for the iPhone 5/5s are also compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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What to do with your old iPhone

Looking forward to getting your hands on a new iPhone? That means figuring out what to do with your old one. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of options.

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Eight is enough?

A number of this week's new and updated apps take advantage of new functionality in iOS 8. Plus, now you can make "Star Wars" movies on your iPhone. Cool, huh?

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Get to know iOS 8: Why business users (and IT departments) will be happy

We all brings our iPhones and iPads to work these days. Apple knows it. Which is why it built some new business-friendly tools into the latest version of iOS. Joel Mathis provides a quick tour.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Six-y thoughts

Most of the leading makers of iOS accessories aren't quite ready to ship items to go with your new iPhone 6—but some are ready to talk about the items they'll soon be selling to accommodate Apple's latest. Plus, we even have a few accessories ready to be used right now.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A good investment?

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes an app that 'invests your loose change' into a diversified portfolio. Plus: apps for gamers, art fans, sports lovers and more.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags and bytes

In our latest roundup of new Mac gear, we've got all kinds of ways to carry your MacBook, plus mega-storage, colorful mice, standing desks, and more.

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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Old games, new life

This week's roundup includes new and updated apps from three much-loved franchises: BioShock, Pac-Man, and Star Wars. We've also got finance and video apps, if you have any time left over after gaming.

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The Week in IOS Accessories: Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes new ways to play both guitar and drums, as well as the usual array of cables, chargers, and more.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Thanks, Hanks

This week, America's Greatest Living Actor introduces a new app that will make your iPad seem a little more old-fashioned. Plus we have apps for style, food, entertainment, and more.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Always lower prices

This week's roundup of new and updated apps includes an offering from Walmart that ensures you're always paying the lowest advertised price for a product.