Lauren CrabbeTechHive

Lauren Crabbe is a former Macworld intern and current freelance technology writer specializing in photography applications for iOS and Mac.

Hands on with Instagram.com

Instagram's website now lets desktop users view friends’ photos on a news feed. Lauren Crabbe takes the more powerful Instagram.com out for a test drive to find out which features are there and which ones are missing.

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Instagram uproar is a tempest in a TOS teapot

Instagram users are upset with the photo-sharing service's terms of service. But those terms really haven't changed from what they were before. And Lauren Crabbe argues that there's more objectionable things about Instagram.

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Review: Ju-Ju-Be Giga Be Earth laptop bag

The Giga Be Earth is a great option for a woman who needs a comfortable, practical bag and wants simple style with some subtle flair.

Saxby Laptop Messenger is a solid bag if you don't overfill it

Knomo’s compact Saxby Laptop Messenger holds your 15-inch MacBook Pro and everything else you need...but it can’t close when full.

How to capture great photos at concerts

When the spotlights turn on, the iPhones come out. Follow these basic tips to make your photos take main stage in your News Feed.

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Booq Python Sling holds your laptop and DSLR gear

Book's Python Sling holds all your computing and photography gear while keeping it safe and easily accessible.

Review: Three iOS-app-controlled toys

The Tankbot, AppSpeed Monster Truck, and Sphero are tiny vehicles that use your iOS device as a remote control. But which one is the best for amusing your kids and pets?

Simple techniques for photographing food

You've seen all the yucky food photos you can stomach. If you want to immortalize your meal, do it right. Lauren Crabbe offers up some tips that are easy enough to try at home--or at the cafe.

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The iCade and Atari Arcade bring old-school gaming to the iPad

We take a look at two retro gaming accessories for the iPad to see which is the *WINNER*.

Marshall Bergman Tahlia Clutch Bag

This classy, stylish, and sturdy offering is a good alternative to the bulky and loud reality of women's laptop bags.

The Women's Netbook Briefcase is both practical and stylish

Aimed at style-conscious women, the Mobile Edge Woman’s Netbook Briefcase is a great choice for the person who has everything (and a 13-inch MacBook) and needs a bag to carry it all.

iPod nano watchbands

The teeny tiny iPod nano can be more than just a great music player. With the right accessory, you've got a hip and high-tech wristwatch. Here's a look at the options.

AirPlay speakers you can actually buy

AirPlay-enabled speaker systems are finally widely available.

Five ways to create and send holiday photo cards

It's the most wonderful time of the year. That's right, holiday card season! We take a look at five user-friendly options that make it easy to create and send photo cards to your loved ones.

Dermandar Panorama for iPhone

This iPhone photo app makes taking, stitching, sharing, and geotagging panoramas quick and easy.