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: Fantasy, baseball

If you love 20-year-old Japanese role playing games, we've got you covered. If your idea of fun involves the boys of summer, we've have help on that front, too.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Pretty as a picture

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes new photo lenses, new keyboards, new chargers, and lots of other fun, new stuff.

SlideShark unveils 'broadcast' feature for remote PowerPoint presentations

SlideShark on Tuesday updated its popular productivity app for iPhone and iPad, introducing a feature that lets users broadcast live PowerPoint presentations to clients, colleagues, and other viewers at remote locations.

Review: Izik search engine for iPad is no Google killer

Although it sports a well thought-out design for the iPad, Izik's search capabilities are not quite up-to-snuff with its mainstream competitors.

The Week in iOS Apps: Fun for foodies

Whether it's making reservations or making gazpacho, this week's roundup of new and updated apps for the iPhone and iPad has you covered.

Review: Public Radio Player 3.0 for iOS is good, but not great

Public Radio Player is one of the best aggregators of public radio content in the land—with more than 500 stations available for live streaming and more than 1,000 listen-on-demand programs—and the app keeps adding features to make it ever more useful.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Bluetooth, Bluetooth, Bluetooth

This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone and iPad is heavy with Bluetooth, but it's also got plenty of power and amps.

Microsoft Word export highlights PDFpen overhaul

The popular PDF-editing tools offer new features, including a revamped editing bar and the ability to export documents to Microsoft Word.

Weighing the iPad mini versus the Nexus 7 is no easy task

Apple used to have a clear advantage in the tablet market. Now this iPad lover has to decide whether to stick with the familiar iPad mini, or shift to the Nexus 7.

The Week in iOS Apps: Mercy, BeauCoo!

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes a focus on "body positivity," healthy eating, and some new new twists on classic games.

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?