Stories by Lauren Crabbe

  • Ten rules for great iPhone photography

    The big challenge when you shoot images with an iPhone is to successfully capture great-looking photos from a gadget that's primarily designed for chatting. If you keep these tips in mind as you shoot, however, you can take some pretty sharp pictures.

  • Review: Three iOS-app-controlled toys

    There's something endearing about a tiny, remote-controlled toy. It's nearly impossible not to love the way it romps around your carpet, gets stuck under your desk, and antagonizes your housepets. We got our hands on three little robotic friends that can be controlled through your iOS device and, of course, we took them for drives.

  • New Condition One iPad app immerses viewers in a warzone

    A new video-viewing app for the iPad puts you right behind a photojournalist's lens. Developed by seasoned war photographer Danfung Dennis, Condition One aims to fully immerse the viewer in a scene by giving you control over the field of view.

  • Crayola releases coloring app, stylus for the iPad

    Coloring is getting a 21st-century makeover, courtesy of Crayola and Griffin Technology. And best of all, the combination iPad app and stylus offering introduced by the two companies Wednesday means there's almost no chance that your kids will wind up drawing on the walls.