Jackie DoveMacworld

Jackie is a tech writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her specialties include Apple hardware and software, art, design, photography, video, AR, VR and 3D, and a wide range of creative and productivity apps and systems.

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10 cool creative tech treasures at CES 2017

Plenty of gadgets for creative pros could be found on the show floor in Las Vegas. Here are our favorites.

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Luminar review: A serious challenger to the reigning pro apps for photo editing mastery

New Mac app shines as a standalone or plug-in to major competitors Photoshop and Lightroom.

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How to create powerful presentations with Adobe Spark Video

A new update to Adobe’s free social presentation web/mobile app now lets you directly integrate video clips.

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7 tips to make your holiday photos sparkle

All you need to take holiday photos you'll cherish for years is your trusty iPhone.

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Photoshop Express 5 for iOS review: Adobe boosts app with brilliant collage feature

New hooks into Google Photos expands cloud-based interoperability.

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Streetography review: Photo app automatically puts your snapshots on the map

Free iPhone app crowd sources street photography to map neighborhoods block-by- block.

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Wacom Bamboo Slate review: Smartpad marries traditional note-taking to online output

Clipboard style smartpad bridges the gap between handwriting and keyboarding, but clunky software tarnishes the results.

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Adobe Premiere Elements 15 review: Upgrade moves consumer videographers more deeply into creative turf

From haze removal to matching musical scores, this version simplifies complex moves with baby steps.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 review: Image editor boosts its photo-manipulation features

Brand new guided edits make changing facial features, creating text from images, making multi-textured collages a snap.

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10 photo apps that use AI to give your pics a new artistic look

Artificial intelligence replaces filters to rock unique painterly effects for your photos.

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Polaroid Swing review: For those times when a snapshot is not enough

Free iPhone app straddles the line between photo and video.

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Aurora HDR 2017 first look: Macphun's flashy editor turbocharges your photos

Batch processing, combined with new tools and presets, promise to make your pictures sizzle.

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Adobe’s new Lightroom for Mobile 2.5 ushers in a new era of raw shooting on iOS

The new version of mobile Lightroom coincides with the release of iOS 10 to offer a total raw photo workflow.

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Microsoft Pix review: iOS photography app uses artificial intelligence to rival Apple’s Camera

AI-based iOS shooter focuses on people but offers minimal after-shot flexibility.