Jackie DovePCWorld

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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The 'Awww' factor: Turning old photos into new calendars

It's the gift that fits everyone, especially sentimental types. We take you step-by-step, from digging out the albums to scanning and uploading the images.

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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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What's the best smartphone for photographers?

Smartphones aren't just for phone calls, or even texting or email. Now your smartphone doubles as a full-service camera, so which one is the best shooter these days? We compare several popular models to find out.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Video autoplay comes to Instagram, but you can set some limits

Instagram's latest update institutes video autoplay on the service, but you can set limits.

Make a Cameo appearance with this collaborative video app

With Cameo for iPhone you get two minutes to tell your story, and sometimes that's all you need.

Adobe reports massive security breach

Nearly 3 million customers are affected by a hack in which criminals gained access to customer information, including IDs and encrypted passwords.

Point, shoot, share: 10 alternatives to Instagram and Facebook

Specialty photo-sharing networks provide extra privacy, voice captions, storytelling, and even an easy way to buy prints.

The 10 best new photography features in iOS 7

Once you get used to the mobile OS's overhauled Camera and Photos apps, you'll take pictures faster and better than ever.

Google+ snaps Snapseed into Chrome browser

Snapseed junkies rejoice—you favorite image editor is now built into Google+ for Chrome browser.