Joel MathisMacworld

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

Review: Horizon for iOS adds a weather forecast to your calendar

The Horizon calendar app for the iPhone offers a little something extra, and it’s a beauty: The weather.

CBS launches streaming app, signaling new era for TV viewing

CBS has finally released an app featuring its prime-time programming--at the same time that Nielsen begins measuring online viewing as part of its ratings numbers.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Wired up

At long last, there’s a steady stream of Lightning-connector accessories for the latest generation of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. That and more in this week's roundup of new iOS accessories.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags, sleeves, drives, and docks

Our latest roundup of new gear for your Mac includes new ways of giving your computer an old-school look, an old-school sound, and protection while you're on the road.

Real Racing 3 sparks debate over micropayment gameplay

The recent launch of Real Racing 3 has spawned a discussion on the use of micropayments in games. Is it a fad or the future we're destined for?

The Week in iOS Apps: Back to the Future!

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps features old movies repurposed as new games, as well as a few offerings to make you more productive.

The Week in iOS Accessories: You have the power

It's a double-sized, doubly good edition of our iOS-accessories roundup! This week, we've got new ways to hear music, new ways to mount your iPad, and plenty of new ways to power up.

The Week in iOS Apps: It's a small world

This week's selection of new-and-improved apps includes offerings that give you a closer look at nature--as well as an ability to document your own travels around the world.

iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's education service, which allows downloads of material from almost 2500 schools, has finally topped 1 billion downloads.

The Week in iOS Apps: Crazy for Coco

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes American comedy, Swedish mystery, and a behind-the-scenes look at the Oscars.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Power and light

This week's roundup of the latest iOS accessories features ways to power your phone, ways to use it as a spotlight, and, of course, new ways to make sweet, sweet music.

Audible.com revamps iOS app to include iPad display

Version 2.0 of the audiobook-playing app adds a native iPad interface and other upgrades, including revamped navigation that the company says makes it easier to control navigation of a book while the user is on the go.

Three features we'd want in an Amazon used ebooks marketplace

Amazon has been awarded a patent to create a used marketplace for ebooks, music, videos, and other digital media. Is it an attempt to further corner the ebook market? Or could it lead to a flowering of information?

The Week in iPad Cases: Playing for keeps

In this week's edition of our weekly roundup of new iPad cases, we have something for all tastes, from the finest leather to the most-rugged road equipment.

The Week in iOS Apps: Yippee-ki-yay!

One of our favorite action heroes is back, but we're not just about blood, guts, and violence. We've got apps for music, keeping a diary, and making meetings more efficient.