Joel MathisMacworld

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

Review: Pocket for iOS is a worthy Instapaper competitor

Pocket is a solid offering for readers who want to save web articles for later reading on an iOS device in their free time.

Arment sells majority of Instapaper to Betaworks

Founder sells the original "read it later" service for long-form reading on the Internet.

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: 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.

Review: Horizon for iOS adds a weather forecast to your calendar

The Horizon calendar app for the iPhone offers a little something extra, and it’s a beauty: The weather.

CBS launches streaming app, signaling new era for TV viewing

CBS has finally released an app featuring its prime-time programming--at the same time that Nielsen begins measuring online viewing as part of its ratings numbers.

Real Racing 3 sparks debate over micropayment gameplay

The recent launch of Real Racing 3 has spawned a discussion on the use of micropayments in games. Is it a fad or the future we're destined for?

Three features we'd want in an Amazon used ebooks marketplace

Amazon has been awarded a patent to create a used marketplace for ebooks, music, videos, and other digital media. Is it an attempt to further corner the ebook market? Or could it lead to a flowering of information?

The iPad mini: 2013's next big business tool?

Portable and less pricey, Apple's little tablet still seeks its business niche—and is finding some surprising takers.