Jackie DoveMacworld

Jackie is a tech writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her specialties include Apple hardware and software, art, design, photography, video, AR, VR and 3D, and a wide range of creative and productivity apps and systems.

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Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 review: Popular features reach new levels for a streamlined workflow

New features, improvements to current features, and interface tweaks make Photoshop better than ever.

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CyberLink PhotoDirector 10 Ultra review: Intriguing alternative to consumer Mac photo editors

Several features distinguish PhotoDirector 10 Ultra from its competitors in the consumer-level photo editing space. It offers a fun, intriguing take on various advanced and novel photographic techniques.

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Adobe Premiere Elements 2019 review: Movie editor with an AI spin

Adobe Premiere Elements 2019’s reliance on AI allows it to take much of the daunting challenge out of video editing.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 review: New automated features rely on AI

Modest updates focus on making it simple to create appealing photographic special effects and social media friendly collages, slideshows and memes.

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Corel Painter 2019 review: Corel gets back to basics with an interface- and performance-centric upgrade

If performance or usability are issues for your workflow, the new Painter will likely be worth the price to ease the creation process.

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9 iPhone apps for better-looking selfies

Put your best face forward with one of these apps.

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Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 review: Photo editor gets into the AI spirit with a solid grip on emerging tech

Photoshop’s updates and new features reflect a profound thought process about meeting changing user needs.

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Adobe Premiere Elements 2018 review: Artificial intelligence goes to the movies

AI and machine learning help make edits in Premiere Elements 2018 even easier to perform.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 review: Photo editor focuses on automation and artificial intelligence

Photoshop Elements 2018 gives users new ways to jazz up mundane snapshots for sharing with friends, family, and social media pals.

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Petcube Bites review: Interactive camera indulges your pets with treats while you’re away

Camera with built-in treat feeder lets you keep an eye on your pets while you're away.

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Enlight Photofox for iOS review: Transform your pictures into works of art

Enlight Photofox is a Photoshop-style mobile photo shooting and editing app that delivers a vast variety of corrections and special effects tools and workflows.

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LucidCam review: Stereoscopic 3D VR creation comes to the masses

Compact, lightweight stereoscopic camera works with the iPhone to create 3D VR videos and photos.

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Corel Painter 2018 review: Painting app add tools to unleash your artistic potential

Corel is on a roll, packing a multitude of fresh, advanced features into a brand new version of its venerable painting app.

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Prynt Pocket review: The ultimate party photo printer for your iPhone

iPhone-based camera accessory takes you back to the Polaroid era.

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How to take great product photos with your iPhone

Taking pictures of your used stuff to sell online takes some technique, but it doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.