TechCrunch: Adobe debuts Project Rush, its new all-in-one video editor. “Adobe today announced the launch of Project Rush, a new video editor that takes the core features of its pro tools like Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition and combines them into a single, more accessible tool. Don’t get too excited yet, though, the new tool will only be available later this year (and my guess would be a launch at the company’s Max conference in October).”
Axios: Google launches Android app for podcasts. “Google has launched a new Google Podcasts app on Android, available globally in the Google Play Store, with the goal of driving adoption of podcasts among Android’s two billion users worldwide.”
Make Tech Easier: 14 of the Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android and iOS. “Augmented reality apps, or AR apps, are a growing trend. Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore are both expanding the ways augmented reality can be used in the real world. More applications are also taking advantage of these features in new and interesting ways on both iOS and Android. These are some of the best augmented reality apps currently for iOS and Android.”
The Quint: Google makes ‘App Maker’ generally available. Oh man, if I had had this two years ago… “Google has made ‘App Maker’, its low-code tool for building business apps, generally available and open to all developers, after a year and a half since the launch of its beta version.”
PopSugar: 10 of the Best Apps For Book-Lovers. “As technology changes and evolves, so do our reading habits. While this age-old pastime used to mean trips to the library or bookstore, devices like smartphones and iPads have made reading a digital habit, one that’s accessible to virtually anyone, anywhere. Apps have especially influenced this new reading experience, thanks to capabilities that cater to the individual reader and put the entire experience in the palm of a hand. We’ve put together our 10 favorite book and reading apps for iOS. The best part is they’re all free — and guaranteed to be the new obsession of every bookworm out there.” This is a slideshow.
Lifehacker: How To Use Google Lens’ New Features . “Google Lens, once a Pixel-only feature, is now a part of the Google Photos app (or a standalone Android download). During Google I/O this year, Google announced a number of new features for Google Lens, and you can play with them on both iOS and Android right now – assuming your device now supports Lens in its Camera app (or the standalone Lens app, if it doesn’t).”
MakeUseOf: 25 Useful iPhone Productivity Apps That’ll Help You Get Things Done. “Your iPhone is one of the best tools for becoming more productive. But there are thousands of productivity apps out there—how do you know which ones to use? We’ve ranked the 25 best iPhone productivity apps for you here. Which app will take the #1 spot? Keep reading to find out.”