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 Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

Adobe reports that it added 221,000 new subscribers to its Creative Cloud subscription service and aims for 1.25 million by the end of the year.

Adobe releases Creative Cloud into the wild

Adobe's massive experiment in subscription software begins now with the release of Creative Cloud.

Review: Magnus iPad stand offers sleek design, limited positions

The Magnus stand’s magnetic attachment is clever and secure, and the stand looks great, but it’s limited to landscape orientation and a single angle.

New MacBook Airs offer all-day battery life, better graphics performance

New MacBook Airs unveiled by Apple Monday feature better battery life and faster graphics.

Hands on with Adobe's brand new Lightroom 5

Adobe upgrades its photo management software as part of Creative Cloud, but still offers it as a traditional license in a box.

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.