Joel MathisMacworld

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

Why businesses are embracing iOS 7

iOS 7 added a slew of new features geared to make businesses happy. And from what we hear from enterprise experts and businesspeople, it's working.

The Week in iOS Apps: Cat on a hot tin app

This week's roundup features new and old ways of gaming on your iOS device. Like sports, adventures, dieting cats? We've probably got something for your tastes.

Virgin selling iPhone 5s, 5c at $100 discount

Virgin Mobile, which offers no-contract plans on the iPhone, is selling the newest models at substantially cheaper than you'll find elsewhere.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Drink (or not) and be merry!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes devices that help you track your drinking: One tells you if you're drinking too much, the other if you need to drink more. We've also got speakers and cables and docks and batteries...the usual mix.

Virgin Mobile to offer iPhone 5c, 5s on October 1

The company is quicker to market latest-generation iPhones to pre-paid wireless customers than it ever has been before.

Law enforcement: iPhone theft isn't the only crime iOS 7 could help reduce

iOS 7's Activation Lock makes it easier to keep would-be thieves out of your iPhone and iPad. Can it reduce crime, too?

The Week in iOS Apps: May the force be with you

Angry Birds Star Wars II is out. Should we tell you about other apps, or do you already know how you're spending all your waking hours this week?

The Week in iOS Accessories: Wireless wonders

This week's roundup of iOS accessories brings an avalanche of Bluetooth-enabled audio gear, along with keyboards, docks, mounts, and more.

iPhone 5s gold rush begins, as crowds line up for new phone

Both the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s went on sale in 10 countries Friday, but it was the 5s -- and the gold-colored model -- that brought out the crowds to Apple Stores.

The Week in iOS Apps: iOS Heaven

This week's roundup focuses on apps that have been redesigned or relaunched to take advantage of features in (or the hype surrounding) iOS 7. Read on.

How to upgrade to an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

Depending on where you are in your upgrade cycle, getting one of the new iPhones could mean ditching your contract or paying extra money.

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Clear for iOS 7 review: Slick to-do-list app gets bigger, slicker

Clear for iPhone has always been a visually stunning to-do-list app. The latest version's eye candy has been tweaked, but it's also made the jump to the iPad's larger screen. Add "Check out Clear" to your to-do list.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Wood you?

Our latest roundup of accessories for the Mac includes a couple of nifty new trackpads, including one made of wood. Yes, wood.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Paper mate

This week's roundup of gear for your iOS devices includes an accessory you can use as a ballpoint pen on paper, as well as paper you can use to turn your iPhone into an actual notepad.

The Week in iOS Apps: Famous food

Want to know how Neil Patrick Harris makes his cocktails? Care to show your friends that you can duplicate Jamie Oliver's recipes? We've got you covered.