Joel MathisMacworld

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

Feedly announces Reeder, Newsify, more as first RSS app partners

Feedly on Monday said it would provide its own API to established apps that previously used the retiring Google API as the foundation for their own offerings.

Review: Replace your iPhone's Contacts app with Buzz Contacts

There’s nothing wrong with Apple’s native Contacts app. But if you’re in business, have a large family, communicate with a lot of people, or do that communication in a lot of ways, Buzz Contacts is the far superior choice.

Feed Wrangler joins RSS competition with paid service

Developer David Smith says the annual fee should make the new RSS reading service more responsive to users, because they will actually be customers.

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.