Andrew HaywardContributor, Greenbot

Andrew Hayward is a Chicago-based games, apps, and gadgets writer whose work has been featured in more than 50 publications. He's also a work-at-home dad to a wild toddler.

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Pull off an amazing Thanksgiving feast with these 12 Android apps

From finding recipes to shopping, cooking, and planning décor, we've got you covered.


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Five to Try: Horizon Chase is a rad retro racer, and Dragon Anywhere delivers pro-level dictation

Load up with the latest Android apps and games before Thanksgiving rolls around.


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Anki Overdrive review: Robot race cars are as cool as they sound

It's an impressive connected toy for the family, although the optional expansions muddle the fun.

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Five to Try: YouTube Music and Apple Music put their own unique spin on the streaming formula

Music launches lead the week, but there are other Android app releases worth exploring too.


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Apple Music feels at home on Android, but it's missing a few things

Far from a quick-and-dirty iOS port, the music service looks and acts like a proper Android app.

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Five to Try: The New York Times gets into VR, and Octodad serves up wacky fun

Grab these hot new Android apps and get the weekend started off right.


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The best cheap Cardboard VR viewer is… Mattel's View-Master?

It looks like a toy, but this sturdy phone-based VR viewer is ideal for the whole family.


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Five to Try: YouTube Red kills the ads, and The Walking Dead tries strategic slaying

Get the spooky weekend started early with the Play Store's top new apps and games.

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15 spooky, scary Halloween games for your Android phone

Looking for scares you can take anywhere? Grab these games and get ready.


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Five to Try: Instagram's Boomerang tosses out loopy clips, and Prune is a peaceful puzzler

Grab the latest and greatest apps and games from the Play Store.


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Five to Try: Minecraft: Story Mode begins, and Perch turns old phones into smart cameras

Here's a handful of hot new Android apps and games worth checking out this week.


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Five to Try: SwiftKey's brainy new keyboard, and Psych! might power your next party

Here's another selection of useful apps and amusing games to check out.

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20 classic games you can play on your Android phone

Looking for a gaming great? Here's a stack of old favorites from 2000 and earlier.


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Five to Try: Showtime cuts the cord, and Need for Speed goes free-to-play

Grab these new apps and games for plenty of Android enjoyment.


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Five to Try: FIFA 16 improves its Ultimate Team, and Khan Academy brings its smarts to Android

A look at the top new and updated Android apps and games out this week.