Leah YamshonAssistant Editor, Macworld

Leah started out as a PCWorld columnist before Macworld scooped her up as an assistant editor. Now, she happily writes features and covers iOS apps, smartphone cases, gadget bags, and social media trends across all three of our sites.

Desktop Tidy lets you hide and manage desktop files

To clear clutter from your Mac's desktop, Desktop Tidy keeps everything hidden, but also keeps it organized for easier navigation.

iBackflip's Somersault is great as a gadget bag, but not as an iPad case

iBackflip Studio's iBackflip Somersault is a protective sling bag that allows you to use your iPad without removing it from the pack itself. As a gadget bag, its great; as an iPad case, not so much.

Hex's Fleet Sonic is a laptop backpack for all-purpose use

With room for a 17-inch MacBook, an iPad, plus all of the appropriate chargers and cables, you’ll find that Hex's Fleet Sonic Backpack has ample space to pack your daily essential items--and then some.

Apple retail stores offer price match for iPhone 4/4S

On Thursday, Apple retail stores began matching the discounted iPhone 4/4S prices offered by carriers and major retailers.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Safari

Safari's been around forever, and you'd think there isn't much Apple can still do to improve it. But the browser in Mountain Lion has learned a few new tricks. Leah Yamshon has the story.

iPad digital art contest winners

We sorted through more than 100 entries and picked our top three favorite pieces of art, and our Macworld Facebook friends voted for our five runner-ups. Here are the winners of our iPad digital art contest, sponsored by Scosche.

How to change photos from color to black and white in iPhoto for iOS

Classic black and white effect can add a touch of timelessness to your photos, or you can use it to show off dramatic shadows and color contrasts.

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Disney Mobile changes game strategy with release of Temple Run: Brave

Instead of just another movie tie-in game, Disney Mobile wants its latest release for the animated movie Brave to have more longevity and App Store downloads.

GreenSmart's Kea Laptop Daypack is comfortable to wear, but lacks style

GreenSmart's medium-sized Kea Laptop Daypack has a built-in laptop sleeve for your MacBook and plenty of smaller pockets to hold other necessities and gadgets.

CrashPlan+: Reliable cloud backup and online storage

CrashPlan+ is a cloud-based online backup program that offers three ways to access saved data: through an iOS app, through desktop software, or through CrashPlan’s website.

Enter our iPad digital art contest, sponsored by Scosche

Show off your digital artistry skills for a chance to win some great prizes from Scosche.

Apple updates GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, and Cards apps for iOS

Apple releases updates for four popular productivity apps, which fixes some stability issues and adds new features.

Seven Instagram alternatives for iOS

Does the idea of FaceGram or InstaBook creep you out? These apps are top contenders as Instagram replacements if you’re looking for something new.

What Facebook's purchase means for Instagram

While Facebook plans to develop Instagram separately, don't be surprised if you see some overlapping features -- and privacy guidelines -- across both programs in the near future.

How to use Brushes in iPhoto for iOS

Use iPhoto's Brushes effects to bring out the best features of your photos.

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