Mobile Apps

Adobe Spark Post
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Adobe Spark Post ( iOS)

A useful set of tools for creating graphics and visual stories for social media, Adobe Spark delivers nice results pretty easily.

Scotts Miracle Gro Gro
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Scotts Miracle Gro Gro ( iOS)

The Gro app from Scott's Miracle Gro will combine data from other smart garden gadgets to guide you through growing your plant of choice.

Hound
EDITORS' TAKE

Hound ( iOS)

Hound is a new app hoping to do everything for you. But is it better than Siri and Google Now?

Music Memos
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Music Memos ( iOS)

Apple's new Music Memos app captures musical inspiration, while GarageBand adds a new AI drummer and loop arranger.

Adobe Post
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Adobe Post ( iOS)

A free-with-registration iPhone app that produces attractive text-overlay-on-image graphics for social media, Adobe Post is fun and easy to use.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 17, 2015
Ctrl+Console Lightroom Sorter
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Ctrl+Console Lightroom Sorter

Ctrl+Console's Lightroom Sorter provides iPad-based controls for organizing your photos.

YouTube Music
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YouTube Music ( Android)

Google serves up a new app for music lovers called YouTube Music that organizes all the different versions of your favorite tunes into a central hub with guided paths for artists discovery and new music curation.

Adobe Photoshop Fix
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Adobe Photoshop Fix ( iOS)

A solid photo-retouching iPad app for folks who need Creative Cloud integration, Adobe Photoshop Fix is useful, but would be more so with some additional features.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 5, 2015
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Home Connect
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Home Connect ( Android)

Bosch will expand its Home Connect app launched last year to smarten up fridges, washing machines, dryers, and coffee machines.

Magic Duels
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Magic Duels ( iOS)

Magic Duels' tutorial mode is among the best ways to learn to play Magic, but interface problems and poor cross-device support mean the average player should look elsewhere for their fix.

Drivemode Driving Interface
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Drivemode Driving Interface ( Android)

It's so intuitive and simple that you could use the Drivemode app for Android while blindfolded, but don't try that while driving.

Apple Music
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Apple Music ( iOS)

Apple Music has a lot of potential, but its iCloud Music Library bugs and confusing interface keep it from edging out Spotify for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 8, 2015
2 stars User rating out of 11 votes

Pricing not available

Apple News
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Apple News ( iOS)

Apple has announced its own app that provides the same kind of news aggregation service as the popular Flipboard app.

Pricing not available

Google Photos
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Google Photos

Free unlimited storage, automatic backup and fun editing effects make Google Photos one of our favorite tools for wrangling your photos.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 28, 2015
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes

Pricing not available

Viber
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Viber ( Android)

With audio and video calls and more features than most messaging services, Viber is the best option, but only if you can convince your friends to use it.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 15, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
WPS Office
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WPS Office ( Android)

Stellar performance and an intuitive layout make WPS Office a great choice for mobile editing.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 7, 2015
reTXT
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reTXT ( Android)

ReTXT gives you all the standard messaging features you're used to, but is worth getting for the added security and the ability to correct or delete sent messages.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 6, 2015
Celestial
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Celestial ( iOS)

Though it has some issues, Celestial is worthwhile for its relaxing, ambient sounds.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 1, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Fyuse
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Fyuse ( Android)

Check out Fyuse if you want a new way to capture images that are a mixture of a photo, video and GIF.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2015
Layout
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Layout ( iOS)

Even without extra features, Layout is worth your time for an easy way to create collages in only a few taps.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 16, 2015