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.

White Noise and Ambiance 2.0 for IPhone

Modern life is noisy. Even the public library--or should I say especially the public library--sounds like an office building...

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Next Read, Revisited

Charity may be a virtue, but wanton praise borders on sin. I liked Next Read, but I didn't love it. In particular, I had...

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Congress+ for IPhone

Writing your congressman is one of those age-old civic rites of passage that every grade school social studies student...

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Sticky News for IPhone

That an app such Neoos' Sticky News should exist at all is a true testament to the power and diversity of human imagination...

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The IPhone E-book Readers' Guide

The arrival of Amazon.com's Kindle for iPhone app certainly raises the profile of Apple's handheld wonder as an e-book...

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IPhone Book Readers: EReader, Bookshelf, IFlow

As a part of my iPhone Readers' Guide, I discovered that we hadn't yet reviewed three iPhone e-book reader apps. These apps...

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Kindle for IPhone

Amazon's Kindle for iPhone is a gateway drug for e-book junkies. Amazon is giving iPhone users just a taste.

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Variety for IPhone

The Variety app for the iPhone and iPod touch puts Hollywood's daily news Bible in the palm of your hand. Part RSS feed...

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Layoff & Hiring News for IPhone

Few headlines are as depressing as those announcing the yet another round of layoffs from yet another struggling company. On...

Wine Apps for the IPhone

Wine can be so intimidating. If only it was a simple matter of red and white. Instead, the drinker confronts a bewildering...

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Tapping of The Dead: Only For Die-Hard Zombie Fans With iPhones and Strong Thumbs

Tap zombies to their final resting place in this somewhat tedious iPhone game.

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Tapping of the Dead

Tap zombies to their final resting place in this iPhone game--if you must. It's not much fun.

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Stanza for IPhone

I don't have a Kindle and, unless I can sell more blood and fast, I'm not about to acquire one of the sleek new models anytime...

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INewz Brings the News to Your iPhone

This app offers lots of news, but the interface isn't pretty.

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iNewz for iPhone

Read all kinds of news on your iPhone with this app.

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