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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Five to Try: Limit app obsessions with QualityTime, or start one with Dragon Quest V

Our weekly column highlights the new Android apps and games you need to download right now.

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Five to Try: Charlie Hebdo goes digital, WWE's superhero brawler, and Crossy Road hits Android

Our new column spotlights the latest Android apps and games you need to check out this week.

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Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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The best Android games of 2014

Free or premium, breezy or in-depth—these are the essential games from this year.

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Eliminate travel frustrations with these free Android apps

Whatever your itinerary, these resources can save time, money, and maybe even your sanity.

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80 Days leads you on a round-the-world adventure during your commute

Based on the classic novel, this interactive fiction experience blends excellent writing with empowering decision-making.

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Get into the holiday spirit with these festive Android games

If you need seasonal flair in every part of your life, these games can fill that void.

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The Banner Saga delivers tactical role-playing with fabulous fantasy artwork

Finally available on Android, this tactical combat and resource management game features a grim but gorgeous campaign.

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Monument Valley features mesmerizing puzzles that you must see to believe

One of the year's most striking Android games is well worth revisiting thanks to the Forgotten Shores add-on.

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Kingdom Rush Origins is this year's top Android tower defense game

Smart strategic action, ample content, and great presentation make for another excellent time sink.

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition is better than ever in version 0.10.0

If you haven't loaded up Mojang's sandbox favorite in a long time, you're missing out on added content and improved performance.

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Traps n' Gemstones blends Metroid and Indiana Jones with sharp results

Scaling down the formula from classic 2D adventures, this platform-action quest sends you underground in search of stolen treasure.

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The Wolf Among Us offers a taut whodunit in a fairytale world gone awry

The latest episodic affair from Walking Dead developer Telltale Games is another captivating graphic adventure.

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République makes console-like stealth action memorable on mobile

This gorgeous episodic adventure puts a touch-based twist on the sneak-and-shoot genre—without the shooting.

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South Park: Pinball is one of the best games the show has ever produced

Far from a lazy cash-in, this Zen Pinball-powered affair includes two great tables and plenty of amusing fan service.