Karissa BellMacworld

Karissa Bell is a San Francisco-based freelance writer.

Summly for iPhone

This search assistant promises to summarize the contents of a Web page in an easily digestible format. But Summly seems to have a hard time figuring out what information is relevant and what isn't.

PicFrame for iPhone and iPad

This simple and easy-to-use app for creating and sharing customized photo collages may not be the only photo framing app around, but its usability and emphasis on sharing make it stand out.

mGifts for iPhone and iPad

This gift-list management app makes use of iCloud for year-round functionality.

Great printers for the SOHO crowd

Manage your holiday gift-giving from your iOS device

Plenty of App Store offerings will help you get a handle on your gift shopping this holiday season. But which app should you turn to for your gift-list managing needs? We put seven apps to the test to find out which will help speed up the process of making a list and checking it twice.