Joel MathisMacworld

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

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The Week in iOS Apps: Captain, courageous

This week's apps include an appearance by Marvel's superhero of the moment. Plus updates to Spotify, Fantastical 2, TextExpander, and other popular apps.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Big and little sounds

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes everything from tiny Bluetooth speakers to 1,000-Watt monsters. And, of course, batteries, chargers, and AirPlay streamers, oh my.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Here comes the sun

This week's roundup includes a cool new way of looking at the sun. Plus, there are apps for seeking real estate, organizing your life, and fighting in the Game of Thrones universe.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Free to USB

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes several devices that aim to take advantage of the power of USB 3.0, along with backpacks, sleeves, and other ways to protect your Apple computer.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Across the universe

We've got apps from Cosmos and NASA this week, as well as gross games, flight trackers, and more.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Pictures, perfect

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several new options for the photographer, as well as new ways to hear and see the media on your iPhone or iPad.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Seventh heaven

Believe it or not, there are still a lot of apps, some of them great ones, getting redesigned for iOS 7. This week's roundup features some of the best.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: You're gonna hear me roar

This week's roundup of new iOS add-ons includes more speakers, stands, and batteries than you can shake a stick at. And a Roar.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Gmail gets better

The latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Stands that deliver

This week's roundup of accessories includes stands that make your iOS-using life easier, as well as Bluetooth speakers and the world's first made-for-iPhone hearing aid.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Abraham Lincoln, sentient cheeseburger hunter

This week's roundup of apps includes a game that features world-historical figures facing off against zombies, werewolves, and fast food. There's also offerings for music lovers, nature admirers, and people who just want to get someplace else on time.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Thunderstruck!

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes all sorts of ways to put your Mac's Thunderbolt connections to work, plus bags for your laptop and gear for connecting and recording.

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Why 2014 could be the year mobile payments explode on the iPhone

Mobile-payment apps for iOS are growing quickly, positioning Apple for a dominant position in the burgeoning field.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Weather, or not

This week's roundup of apps includes not one but two great weather apps getting major upgrades. Plus: offerings for science lovers, math lovers, and late-night TV watchers.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Get your green thumb

This week's roundup of iOS-focused accessories includes a sensor that lets your iPhone know exactly when it's time to water or feed your plants. Don't have a green thumb? Apple will furnish one for you.