Ben BoychukMacworld

Ben Boychuk is associate editor of City Journal, a public-policy magazine, where he oversees the magazine's coverage of California. He's also a columnist for ScrippsHoward News Service and the Sacramento Bee. He lives in Southern California with his wife, two children, their cat, and an albino corn snake named Bart Karateman.

Words With Friends for IPhone

Newtoy has a pretty sweet thing going with its burgeoning and addictive "Games With Friends" platform for the iPhone and iPod touch. The Dallas-based developer...

MyBatteryLife for IPhone

Users of MyBatteryLife might assume the app somehow extends the battery life of their iPhone or iPod touch. Watching an iPhone's battery level is a bit like...