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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.

Sony alters point of view with new-concept video cameras

The new Action Cam, Music Video Recorder, and 4K Ultra HD camcorders redefine consumer videocams from a different angle

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Hands-on: Flickr’s slick iPhone update puts filters in the foreground

Despite the static that greeted mobile Flickr's last overhaul, there are no arguments with this new version.

Mac Gems: Give OS X a makeover with Flavours

Apple themes to OS X that reflect your personality.

Sony's new mirrorless cameras strive for enthusiast sweet spot

Sony has released a pair of midlevel compact interchangeable lens cameras designed for the consumer step-up and enthusiast market.

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Hands-on with Eventiles, the camera roll curation genius

Eventiles organizes your iPhone photos into beautiful collages according to time and location.

These black-and-white photo apps are 50 shades of great

If Ansel Adams had these apps, he'd be the most popular guy on Instagram.

on greenbot.com

Review: Perfectly Clear iOS photo editor both stuns and underwhelms

Athentech's Perfectly Clear image editing app for iOS works well on most images, and patience in selecting individual settings will likely be rewarded.

Hands on: MixBit is not another YouTube—but that's OK

MixBit, an iPhone app from YouTube developers, has an inspired idea of crowdsourcing video. Who knows? It may just play.

Hands on: Shutterfly Photo Story for iPad makes photo books that talk

The competitive universe of photo books has nothing on Shutterfly as its new free iPad app takes on the competition with a free online presence and a paid hard-copy version.

Nikon's new long zoom point-and-shoot is smarter than any phone camera

Nikon's Coolpix L620 offers 14X zoom range; further specializes long lens point and shoots.

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Review: Photoshop Touch brings hardcore image editing to iOS and Android

Photoshop Touch 1.4.1 brings the power of Photoshop image editing to mobile devices.

Canon confronts smartphones with the itty-bitty Vixia mini camcorder

Canon unveils the diminutive Vixia mini compact personal camcorder to compete with smartphone video cameras.

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New QuarkXPress 10: Major overhaul modernizes the publishing package

Quark launches a state-of-the-art QuarkXPress to push the app into the Cocoa era.

Hands-on: Corel graces Painter X3 with new visual, brush, and painting features

Corel launches Painter X3, the 13th version of its fine-art program, with new visual, brush, and painting features.