Joel MathisMacworld

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

The Week in iOS Apps: Picture perfect

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes a couple of great new options for sharing your favorite photos; we've also got music, productivity, and education apps in store.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Hot Toddy

This week's roundup of accessories includes a new, fashionable way to keep your iOS screen clean, as well as ways to listen to (and make!) music and to power up your iPhone or iPad.

Why I'll miss skeuomorphism in iOS

Sure, the green felt background of the Game Center could be cheesy. But skeuomorphism didn't stop Apple from making the iPhone and iPad into powerhouses.

The Week in iOS Apps: Kneel before Zod!

Or don't. There are other comic heroes to choose instead, or you can use your iOS device to get in shape or listen to music.

Apple to increase Bluetooth integration in iOS 7, OS X Mavericks

The next major version of iOS will allow Bluetooth accessories to use Notification Center and make it easier to run Bluetooth-enabled apps in the background.

Apple turns to developers to show off App Store strength

CEO Tim Cook said developers show why the iOS platform has generated more downloads—and more money for app developers—than competing mobile platforms.

The Week in iOS Apps: Come fly with me

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps offers better ways to board your airplane, get a laugh, share short videos, and watch TV. Read on!

Any.DO launches calendar app beta

Any.DO has been a popular to-do app for users of iOS and Chrome. Now the company says it plans an array of "life-management" apps.

Review: Evomail for iPad is a ho-hum option for Gmail users

Evomail is competent, but there’s nothing here to make the app stand out from the crowd.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Telescopic vision

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes a telephoto lens that's bigger than your actual iPhone, as well as several new items for the iOS audiophile.

Feedly announces Reeder, Newsify, more as first RSS app partners

Feedly on Monday said it would provide its own API to established apps that previously used the retiring Google API as the foundation for their own offerings.

Review: Haiku Deck for iPad takes the work out of building a slideshow presentation

Haiku Deck has to restrain your options a little bit, but it’ll help you make a presentation that is solidly professional and elegant. It’s easy enough to use that even a PowerPoint newbie should be able to master it in minutes.

The Week in iOS Apps: Scary!

This week's roundup features some of the scariest creatures known to human kind: Zombies. Orcs. Bullies. And accountants. Check out what we found this week.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Carry on!

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes new ways to carry your precious Apple equipment around safely, as weel as new external storage and docking solutions.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Charge!

This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone and iPad offers several ways ensure that your device never loses power—along with the usual array of other gear.