Articles By Joel Mathis

Instagram won’t just fade into Facebook: Zuckerberg

Since its debut in 2010 as an iPhone application, Instagram has been one of the most-popular photo-sharing services around. Monday, that popularity paid off: Facebook announced it was buying the service for a

Published on: April 9th, 2012 Joel Mathis

New iOS accessories could be music to your ears

In this week's roundup of new-or newly announced-iOS accessories, we've got a heavy emphasis on music making. Akai Pro: DJs have always been big fans of Appleproducts, including the iPad. Akai Pro's new

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Joel Mathis

The art of buying a refurbished Mac

Maybe you're a college student. Maybe you're one of America's vast numbers of un- and under-employed workers. Maybe you're simply frugal. Whatever the case, the situation facing you is this: You're on a

Published on: December 2nd, 2011 Joel Mathis

iPhone 4S launch day draws lineups worldwide

Erin Mathews didn’t want to miss out on the chance to jump to the iPhone.The 25-year-old has been a Sprint customer, spending the last three years using a BlackBerry Pearl. “It’s not a

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Joel Mathis

Google’s Chrome OS beta shows limitations of cloud-only computing

Like at least half the nerds in America, I applied to be part of Chrome OS beta testing program as soon as it was announced last week. On the surface, at least, I

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Joel Mathis