Joel MathisMacworld

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

Review: Google's Field Trip acts as your personal tour guide

Google Field Trip is designed to help you explore unchartered territory, but it's definitely not perfect.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Environmentally sound

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes ways to use your iPhone to measure humidity, radiation, and even your overall sense of Zen.

The Week in iOS Apps: Beautiful words

We have two apps this week that take the words you write and make them more beautiful. Also, there's a vampire game, so there's that.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Amped

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes ways to protect your computer, ways to protect your desk, and new ways to get great sound out of your Mac.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Power possibilities

This week's roundup of iOS accessories brings you new batteries to recharge your iPhone and iPad, and a solar-powered keyboard case, and speakers, and stands, and photo gear, and...oh, just read it.

Getting fit with iOS: How your iPad and iPhone can help you shed pounds

When Joel Mathis's doctor told him that he had to lose 50 pounds, Mathis turned immediately to two indispensable tools—his iPhone and his iPad.

The Week in iOS Apps: Falling in love again

This week's apps includes one entry that might try to save your marriage from miscommunication and the crankiness that results. Either that, or it'll help you choose better movies.

StoryPress for iPad review: Create your own audible biography

StoryPress is a fun, easy way to start telling and collecting the real-life stories that mean the most to you.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Get on the horn

It's difficult to come up with a new spin on iOS accessories, but this week's roundup includes something truly out of the ordinary. (Hint: It involves bison.) We've also got the usual mix of gear for getting more out of your iPad or iPhone.

The Week in iOS Apps: The view from space

This week's roundup of new and updated apps let you see the Earth from a whole new perspective, track your expenses, or simply kill a bunch of bad guys.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Speak up!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories features more of everybody's (apparent) favorite product category: portable Bluetooth speakers. This time, though, we've got one that'll play for 20 hours.

The Week in iOS Apps: Uh-oh, it's magic

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes new and better ways to draw pictures, take photos, check the weather and more.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Charge!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories features new ways to charge your iOS device, even more Bluetooth speakers, and a few ways to maximize the versatility of your iPhone and iPad.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Bluetooth galore

This week's roundup of iOS accessories is chock full of Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker systems. We've even got one that you can take in the shower with you.

Review: Thread Contact for iOS proves beauty is only skin-deep

Thread Contact is a nicely designed contact management app, but its features are sparse when compared to similar apps.