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

The Week in iOS Accessories: Survival gear

This week's roundup of accessories for your iOS devices includes items that will help you use your iPhone in the wilderness, or even when Mad Max is ruling the world.

The Week in iOS Apps: A new look for some old friends

This week's roundup of apps brings plenty of old favorites, renovated with new looks and new features to ensure your iOS device stays central to your life.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Open, Sesame!

This week's roundup of new Mac gear includes a device that ensures that your MacBook works only when you're nearby. Plus, we've got new keyboards, new speakers, and more.

Legal ruling

Apple discloses government requests for user information

In an attempt to introduce more transparency to government requests, Apple's published a report on how many times it's been asked to divulge user or device information in the first half of 2013.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Airing it out

This week's roundup of accessories includes items for Apple's newest tablet, as you might expect. But we've also got gear for charging, using, and displaying all your iPhones and iPads, new and old.

The Week in iOS Apps: Image is everything

This week's roundup of iOS apps features plenty of new ways to make your iPhone images, moving or still, way cooler than they already are. Read on.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Fresh Air

The newest member of the iOS family won't be available for a few more days, but it already has accessories to make it easier and more comfortable to use.

The Week in iOS Apps: Zombies and zom-bees

This week's roundup of iOS apps is full of the undead. But don't worry, we've also got apps available for real live human beings, too.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Wet, warm, and wild

This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod includes gear designed to endure weather extremes: If it's wet or cold, you'll still be able to use your iOS device.

Cook: App Store, iTunes Radio sport prominent growth

More than 1 million apps are now available in the App Store, and more than 20 million listeners are using the new iTunes Radio.

The Week in iOS Apps: A Netflix for books?

Oyster's 'Netflix for books' is now available for iPad. Plus, we have new apps for people who love games, words, maps, and more.

The Week in Mac Accessories: A hot-pink Snowball

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes a colorful line of USB microphones, the newest in carrying cases, and a nifty standing desk for Mac lovers.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Portable power

This week's roundup of new iOS-related gear offers new ways to power up your iPhone, and even new ways to power up multiple iOS devices at the same time. Power to the people, uh-huh!

The Week in iOS Apps: You've got the look!

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes new ways to make images look great; including both still photos and videos. Now, everything you produce will have a professional sheen.

Flickr adds automatic photo uploads to iOS app

Flickr has added a new auto upload feature to its iOS app, the photo service announced Wednesday.