Lauren CrabbeMacworld

Lauren Crabbe is a former Macworld intern and current freelance technology writer specializing in photography applications for iOS and Mac.

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How to adjust your iPhone camera's settings

Unlike a compact camera or a DSLR, your iPhone doesn’t let you adjust most of your image settings. That said, several tools within the Camera app (and other third-party programs) can aid you in taking very attractive pictures.


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How to shoot anything on your iPhone

Here are a few common situations and some tips on how to photograph them successfully. These are basic approaches, but don’t be afraid to get creative and capture something unique.


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Ten rules for great iPhone photography

Whether you're an old pro or just starting out, here are ten tips to get great shots from the camera that's always with you.


Rickshaw Halo Zero Review: A messenger that lights up the night

A messenger that keeps you visible and can carry all your gadgets? About time.


We put the HTC One’s UltraPixels to the ultimate test

The new HTC One puts a lot of emphasis on its camera, but is it really much better than the competition? The TechHive experts take a look.

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Instagram's website now lets desktop users view friends’ photos on a news feed. Lauren Crabbe takes the more powerful out for a test drive to find out which features are there and which ones are missing.

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Play This! Podcast: Myspace, anonymous commenting, Steam, and subscription video

Carlos invites Lauren Crabbe and Alex Cocilova to join the podcast and talk about the new Myspace, Steam games you should check out, and subscription video services.

Instagram uproar is a tempest in a TOS teapot

Instagram users are upset with the photo-sharing service's terms of service. But those terms really haven't changed from what they were before. And Lauren Crabbe argues that there's more objectionable things about Instagram.

Review: Ju-Ju-Be Giga Be Earth laptop bag

The Giga Be Earth is a great option for a woman who needs a comfortable, practical bag and wants simple style with some subtle flair.

AirPlay Speakers You Can Actually Buy

AirPlay-enabled speaker systems are finally widely available.

How to capture great photos at concerts

When the spotlights turn on, the iPhones come out. Follow these basic tips to make your photos take main stage in your News Feed.

Review: Three iOS-app-controlled toys

The Tankbot, AppSpeed Monster Truck, and Sphero are tiny vehicles that use your iOS device as a remote control. But which one is the best for amusing your kids and pets?

Simple techniques for photographing food

You've seen all the yucky food photos you can stomach. If you want to immortalize your meal, do it right. Lauren Crabbe offers up some tips that are easy enough to try at home--or at the cafe.

The iCade and Atari Arcade bring old-school gaming to the iPad

We take a look at two retro gaming accessories for the iPad to see which is the *WINNER*.

This Is What an 'Anonymous' Protest Looks Like

Protesters take to transit stations in Downtown San Francisco in response to Bay Area Rapid Transit's shutdown of cellular networks at one of its underground stations.