Jeff Carlson

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Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is the author of Photos for OS X and iOS (Peachpit Press) and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac (Take Control Books), among many other books. He’s also a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS, and writes for publications in addition to Macworld such as Lynda.com.

Loupedeck review: Puts Adobe Lightroom Classic CC's controls at your fingertips

Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind review: An affordable alternative for pro Photoshop users

Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind review: An affordable alternative for pro Photoshop users

Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind is a modern and more powerful rethink of the company’s affordable image editing software, with a few version 1.0 snags.

Cascable 3 for iOS review: Use your iPhone as a full-featured remote for your Wi-Fi enabled DSLR camera

Cascable 3 for iOS review: Use your iPhone as a full-featured remote for your Wi-Fi enabled DSLR camera

Why settle for a camera's tiny screen when you can use an iPhone or iPad? And you can use Cascable as a remote shutter control, too.

Astropad Studio review: Use your iPad Pro as a digitizer for your Mac

Astropad Studio review: Use your iPad Pro as a digitizer for your Mac

Astropad Studio is an impressive way to incorporate pen input into Mac drawing or image editing.

How to safely clean iMovie files from your iPhone or iPad

How to safely clean iMovie files from your iPhone or iPad

iMovie projects use up a lot of storage space, especially if you’re using 4K video. It’s easy to move those projects to iCloud or your Mac.

Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader review: A great combination of price and performance

Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader review: A great combination of price and performance

UHS-II speed doesn't have to come at a premium price.

Best USB-C memory card readers
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Best USB-C memory card readers

New MacBook Pros don't have a SD card slot anymore. You'll need an adapter compatible with USB-C.

SD memory cards: The features and specifications to look for

SD memory cards: The features and specifications to look for

How to decipher the symbols and understand the jargon used to describe a SD card's speed ratings.

SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader review: When you want speed, this is the SD card reader to get

SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader review: When you want speed, this is the SD card reader to get

As far as SD card readers go, the SanDisk is pricey, but it’s fast, fast, fast.

Cable Matters USB 3.1 Type-C Dual Slot Card Reader review: Fast data transfers from a SD reader that’s easy on the wallet

Cable Matters USB 3.1 Type-C Dual Slot Card Reader review: Fast data transfers from a SD reader that’s easy on the wallet

Though it only supports UHS-I SD cards, the Cable Matter reader is a good bargain.

Iogear USB-C 3-Slot Card Reader/Writer reader: Adapter for your CF, SD, and micro SD card

Iogear USB-C 3-Slot Card Reader/Writer reader: Adapter for your CF, SD, and micro SD card

This adapter handles different memory cards with good speeds in a single package.

HooToo Shuttle 3 Port USB Type C Hub review: Handy hub with SD card slot, USB 3, HDMI, and power input

HooToo Shuttle 3 Port USB Type C Hub review: Handy hub with SD card slot, USB 3, HDMI, and power input

A hub like the HooToo Shuttle may be the only one you need for your MacBook or MacBook Pro.

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