Joel MathisMacworld

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

Aperture, iPhoto lead parade of Apple software updates

The company also released updates for Java and Safari, as well as many printer driver updates.

The Week in iOS Apps: Crazy for cupcakes!

Do you love cupcakes? Trick question! Of course you do! This week's roundup of iOS apps includes a new way to enter the world of tiny, fist-sized pastries.

Despite layoffs, Ambrosia says it's still in business

The maker of popular utilities and games for the Mac confirmed layoffs, but said it was still alive and supporting its products.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Picture this!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes several new ways to get the most out of your iPhone as a camera, as well as stands, mounts, and more.

The Week in Mac Accessories: You should see our USBs!

If you're looking for the latest USB 3.0 technology (including the hubbiest hub ever) look no further than the latest Mac-accessory roundup. Also: cases, key covers, adapter holders, super docks, air filters, and even a backpack.

The Week in iOS Apps: Business time!

Google and Microsoft both return to iOS with upgraded apps designed to help you get your work done and save your most important files to the cloud. Plus, games, poems, and skeletons in this week's roundup.

Why and when the iPad is the best e-reader

There are many ways to read a book. Joel Mathis argues that you ought to cater your device choice to the kind of reading you're doing. And that, at the end of the day, there's a clear best choice.

Review: The Ted Talks app brings tons of video lectures to iOS

Ted Talks features lectures on topics ranging from feminism to biology, from education to poverty, and from creativity to so much more.

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.