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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.

Nine photo collage iOS apps that help you bridge the snap gap

Collages, the intersection between stills and video, give your photos a unique creative spark.

Photoshop killers: Nine OS X alternatives to Photoshop

If you're looking for a photo-editing app, and don't need (or don't want) Adobe's 800-pound gorilla, here are some other options.

Adobe expands Photoshop Photography Program to everyone

From now until December 2, you too can subscribe to both Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for just $10 a month.

Intensify 1.0 review: New image-editing app highlights the details

Targeted to both hobbyists and pros, this specialized, low-cost tool delivers masking, layers, and presets for photo-dramatic flair

Apple's Aperture update fixes face detection

New bug fix for professional photo management package

iPhoto 2.0 for iOS review: Better speed, search, and sharing

The new mobile version of iPhoto retains all of the great features it got last year, plus it works more smoothly and picks up a few new tricks.

iPhoto 9.5 review: Uninspiring Mavericks update doesn't change enough

New version lacks creative spark and hides too many improvements under the hood.

Pixelmator 3.0 packs new imaging engine in time for Mavericks

New Liquify tools and layer styles enhance Pixelmator's latest version.

Hands-on with iPhoto for iOS and OS X

New versions of iPhoto tighten integration between Apple hardware, desktop, and cloud services.

Apple overhauls iLife apps for both the Mac and iOS

Long-awaited upgrades finally come to Apple's iLife collection of creative desktop and mobile applications.

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Yojimbo 4 review: Stellar information manager adds better sync (for a fee)

Yojimbo 4 adds a revamped sync feature, as well as full-screen and Retina-display support, to the venerable data manager, though if you don't need sync, Yojimbo 3 will still do fine.

Video autoplay comes to Instagram, but you can set some limits

Instagram's latest update institutes video autoplay on the service, but you can set limits.

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Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

Forget megapixels. A camera's soul is its sensor, and not all are created equal.

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Make a Cameo appearance with this collaborative video app

With Cameo for iPhone you get two minutes to tell your story, and sometimes that's all you need.

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Nikon's new D610 DSLR boasts new features and a lower price

The D610 full-frame DSLR improves on last year's D600, while costing $100 less.

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