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Spark Digital microphone review: Cool mic hampered by ungainly stand

Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.

Photoshop killers: Nine OS X alternatives to Photoshop

If you're looking for a photo-editing app, and don't need (or don't want) Adobe's 800-pound gorilla, here are some other options.

iMovie for iOS 2 review: Updated video app slow-mos its way to greatness

iMovie for iOS gets an overhaul for Appleā€™s new mobile OS, featuring new options for controlling audio and video.

Adobe expands Photoshop Photography Program to everyone

From now until December 2, you too can subscribe to both Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for just $10 a month.

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.

GarageBand 10 review: Great tool for musicians (sorry podcasters)

GarageBand 10 could easily have been named Logic Light, given its acquisition of some of its more powerful sibling's finest musical features. But podcasters will regret the loss of some favorite features.

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

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

Hands-on with iPhoto for iOS and OS X

New versions of iPhoto tighten integration between Apple hardware, desktop, and cloud services.

Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

Forget megapixels. A camera's soul is its sensor, and not all are created equal.

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