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.

Adobe launches Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta

Lightroom 4 beta arrives on Adobe Labs as the company seeks feedback on the planned new version.

Corel debuts AfterShot Pro photo management software

Corel targets photo pros and advanced hobbyists with new editing program.

New Canon camcorders target the social network crowd

Canon's new crop of consumer cams feature a newly designed HD CMOS image sensor to boost resolution, low-light performance, and dynamic range.

Canon headlines new PowerShot G1 X flagship point and shoot

Two new ELPH point and shoot models also hit the scene.

Go Daddy admits losing customers over stance on Internet legislation

Internet registrar Go Daddy admits protest cost it customers.

2011 in review: The year for photographers and creatives

Creative arts and photography moved full speed ahead in 2011 with lots of new products and even a new genre or two.

Aperture update fixes Photo Stream-related glitch

New Aperture update fixes issue related to Photo Stream.

Adobe Carousel 1.0 advances cloud-based collaboration

If you need to store, sync, and share photos, and want viewers to edit and contribute images to your collection, then Carousel is for you.

The Lap Lounge makes the iPad 2 comfy to use

This iPad stand for lounging combines a plastic stand with a beanbag-cushion base to hold your iPad 2 securely and comfortably in your lap.

The sturdy A-Fold stand holds your iPad fast

Arexit's A-Fold stand provides a lightweight and easy-to-use way to park your iPad at a variety of angles.

Joby's GorillaMobile Yogi for iPad 2 is a flexible and portable stand

The GorillaMobile Yogi for iPad 2 is a great stand for people who use an iPad in hard-to-balance places, such as outdoors or in the kitchen, bedroom, or gym. Its lightweight, flexible frame and legs are easy to tote, and while it would be nice if the stand would accommodate a separate cover, the Yogi's backing is easy to slip into one of the many iPad sleeves on the market.

Incase's Origami Sleeve is an attractive iPad case that folds into a stand

Lightweight and sleek, the InCase Origami Sleeve offers excellent protection for general iPad use, and it doubles as a portable stand.

Striped Sail miFrame does double duty as an iPad stand and a photo frame

The miFrame iPad stand doubles as a picture frameā€”or maybe the other way around.