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PicFrame review: Easy app makes quick photo collages

PicFrame for Mac may not have the bells and whistles of fancier photo-collage apps, but its tools are perfect if you just want a quick collection for an email message, Facebook post, or tweet.

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MyPhotostream review: All your Photo Stream, none of the bloat

If you don't want all the extra bells and whistles of iPhoto and Aperture, MyPhotostream will let you just view the photos in your Photo Stream.

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Pixelmator 3.1 Marble review: New tools, expanded capabilities nudge photo-editing app into pro arena

Pixelmator 3.1 Marble accelerates performance and adds marquee features such as print-on-demand services and the ability to edit 16-bit images.

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CameraBag 2.5 review: Mac app helps you take your best shot

This app is like having 100 years worth of cameras in your pocket.

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Luxi review: Let your iPhone double as your camera's light meter

iPhone light meter app does what standard gadgets can do in calibrating the light on your subject to suggest the best settings for your shot.

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Tadaa SLR review: iPhone app facilitates your focus after the fact

Use this app to adjust the focus point of your iPhone photos after you shoot them.

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Focus 2 review: Specialized photo app makes lens and focus effects easy

MacPhun's Focus 2 makes it quick and easy to apply tilt-shift and depth-of-field effects to your photos.

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Receptionist review: App replaces your human receptionist with an iPad

There's a trend in business towards no longer using a full-time receptionist to meet visitors to an office. TextUS.biz's Receptionist allows you to use an iPad, instead.

Nine photo collage iOS apps that help you bridge the snap gap

Collages, the intersection between stills and video, give your photos a unique creative spark.

Intensify 1.0 review: New image-editing app highlights the details

Targeted to both hobbyists and pros, this specialized, low-cost tool delivers masking, layers, and presets for photo-dramatic flair

iPhoto 2.0 for iOS review: Better speed, search, and sharing

The new mobile version of iPhoto retains all of the great features it got last year, plus it works more smoothly and picks up a few new tricks.

iPhoto 9.5 review: Uninspiring Mavericks update doesn't change enough

New version lacks creative spark and hides too many improvements under the hood.

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PhotoReviewer review: Quick and easy image triage

PhotoReviewer makes quick and easy work of reviewing and sorting your photos—before you import them into iPhoto, Aperture, or your image-library app of choice.

Photoshop Touch gives images the full treatment on the go

Photoshop Touch packs nearly all of Photoshop's depth and tools into a friendly mobile interface.

Photoshop Elements 12 review: Mobile albums and content-aware tools dominate new release

Mobile phone fans will cheer Adobe Photoshop Elements 12's expanded integration with online photo album storage, viewing, and social networks.