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How to bulk delete images from your iPhone

Deleting hundred of images on your iPhone by tapping individual pictures is tedious. Chris Breen offers a couple of techniques for doing the job quickly.

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Painter Essentials 5 review: Fun photo painting with 31 new brushes

With a simplified interface and powerful tools, this consumer-level Mac app is great for anyone creative.

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Mylio review: Keep your photos organized, synced and backed up

Nestled between iPhoto and Lightroom, newcomer Mylio wants to take the pain out of collecting and organizing your zillions of photos.

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How to avoid taking lousy iPhone holiday photos

"The best camera is the one you have with you" is glib, but how true is it when you've taken a truly terrible picture? Follow our tips to get better holiday images from your iPhone.

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How to create an iPhoto holiday slideshow

Chris Breen walks you through the steps for creating a holiday slideshow with iPhoto.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Flying contraptions, exercising muscles, and disk alarms

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that tells you when your disk is full, a great tool for exercising with scientific precision, and a game where putting together your own flying machines is almost as fun as smashing them to bits.

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Podcast: Holiday camera spectacular with Ben Long

Ben Long joins Chris Breen to talk about the state of the art in digital photography and recommend gifts for the camera lover in your life.

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Photo Stream how-to: Delete once, remove all copies

A reader wonders why you have to delete the same image on five separate devices. The short answer: You don't. Chris Breen explains.

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How to make the best cover images for your social media accounts

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and even LinkedIn let you express your personality with a cover image as well as your profile pic. Lesa Snider explains how to make yours great.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Photos, paper designs, travel, and fun with Mickey

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps has a bit of Disney magic in it, combined with more serious tools for travelers, scientists, photographers, and those who like to keep tabs on their time.

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3 easy ways to fix a subpar photo

Try experimenting with color to improve so-so images. Lesa Snider has instructions for using iPhoto, Pixelmator, Photoshop Elements, and more.

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How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

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Review: Pixelmator for iPad is an affordable image editor that packs a powerful punch

Pixelmator makes for a wonderfully creative distraction that you’ll be itching to work with.

How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

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Creaticity: The ultimate guide to better selfies

Yes, the selfie can be art. But not if it's a duckface mirror shot.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Image editors, a menu bar music app, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps is all about sight and sound, with software that will make your photos gorgeous, keep you sane in a noisy environment, and entertain you with some music.