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.

Review: Standzfree iPad floor stand serves niche audiences well

For watching videos and reading in bed—either in an upright or a prone position—or just for keeping your iPad off the dinner table or away from your exercise bike or musical instrument, the Standzfree Tubular Stand for iPad is a fine concept that’s nicely executed.

QuarkXPress 10 is around the corner

Quark is getting ready to release version 10 of its pioneering desktop publishing program. Meantime, the company is offering a deal on the year-old version 9.

Review: Playful Widge stand and case makes your iPad more inviting

X-Doria's Widge is a cheerful, child-friendly iPad stand and case that’s light, easy to carry, and secure.

Flickr's new interface emphasizes social media, but will anger long-time users

Flickr's new upgrade showcases big, bold images, but many do not like the change.

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Review: ChillTab 2 is a sturdy, single-angle tablet stand

The ChillTab 2 tablet stand is made of high-quality materials, and it has a reliable and sturdy feel, but it's limited to a single angle.

Review: iPhome 2 case and stand keeps your iPad safe and sound

Designed for the rough and tumble of classroom use, the iPhome 2 is also handy for keeping adult-owned and -operated tablets safe and secure around the house.

Cloud cover: What Creative Cloud means to you

What's the big objection to Creative Cloud and what should you do about it?

Hands-on: New photo features in Google+ challenge Facebook and Twitter

Google steps up to the plate with increasingly competitive photographic features for its Google+ service.

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Creative Cloud and iPhoto improvements

We begin this two-part podcast with Jackie Dove speaking with Adobe's Scott Morris about Creative Cloud and its license. Chris Breen then speaks to Jeff Carlson about addressing iPhoto annoyances.

Review: The FlipStands is a versatile, portable tablet stand

The FlipStands portable tablet stand is compact and versatile.

National Park apps aid your trek from sea to shining sea

Visiting the national parks this summer? If you’re carrying your smartphone in your pocket, you’ll have all the guidance you’ll need to get around rough terrain with apps from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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Hands on with Oggl, the Instagram for serious photographers

Leave aside the photo dump. Hipstamatic has launched Oggl for the iPhone to encourage extreme sharing with insightful curation.

Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.

Dreamweaver and Flash join Edge Tools in the cloud

Adobe has announced updates to its suite of Web-centric tools and cloud services, including Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and the new Edge Animate.

Premiere Pro leads Adobe's video software in Creative Cloud

Adobe's latest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects bring video enhancements to its new software subscription package.