Dubbed Project Rigel, the mobile app will let people retouch photos on iPhones and iPads. It is slated to make its debut at Adobe's conference for digital creators in October.
Android OS, app and device news
Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.
Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.
While it doesn't offer much to distinguish itself from other Android tablets, the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a decent 7-inch tablet at an affordable price.
Get the new school year off on the right foot with apps and services
Skylanders: Trap Team is a return to a simpler form, with new elements that prove the franchise is definitely around for the long haul.
Getting stuff done isn’t always easy. Whether you’re procrastinating a bit too much, or forgetting about tasks altogether, it might be time to try out a productivity app on your Android or iOS device.
Launching in London today, the new company is set to take on the smartphone market with budget hardware and unusual Android software.
Avoid the iSP5 SmartPlug if you're an Android user. For iOS, it's worth considering given the HomeKit compatibility and relatively low cost, but if you want to start building a larger smart home, I'd wait for a more robust HomeKit option as at least two will hit retailers by the end of 2015.
From the Cheapskate: Also on tap today: a free password manager, and the return of the $20 Chromecast!