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: Lost in Harmony is a rhythmic adventure, and Jukely puts you on the guest list

Load up on the week's most intriguing new Android apps and games.


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Five to Try: Metamorphabet mesmerizes, and Lonely Planet curates handy travel guides

Check out the week's biggest Android app and game releases.

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The best Google Cardboard VR apps

Games, concerts, and other immersive virtual reality experiences—and many are available for free.


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Five to Try: Kickstarter finally hits Android, and Mimicker Alarm wakes with games

Here's a look at the week's biggest new Android apps and games.


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Which streaming music service is best for your Android phone?

Spotify, Google Play Music, and Apple Music: We put the top apps through their paces and pick the best on-the-go option.


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Five to Try: SKRWT fixes wonky phone photos, and The Room Three is another eerie puzzler

Grab these intriguing new apps and games for your Android phone.


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Five to Try: Candy Crush begins a Jelly Saga, and NBC's Seeso streams funny TV

CES week is all about gadgets, but some new Android apps are worth exploring too.


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The 10 best paid Android games of 2015

Forget freemium: pay once to enjoy each of these excellent games from the past year.


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Play the holiday season away with these festive Android games

Grab these new and updated games while they're decked out with seasonal spirit.


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Five to Try: Scribblenauts Unlimited offers open-ended fun, and Habitica gamifies your to-do list

One last look at the latest Android apps and games before 2016 rolls around.


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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 10 best free Android games of 2015

Here are the year's most awesome games that don't require your cash to play.


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Five to Try: Yahoo Video Guide sorts streaming options, plus A Good Snowman is Hard to Build

Here's a look at the latest Android apps and games worth checking out.


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Five to Try: Google's Santa Tracker delivers cheer, and Cardboard Camera turns photos into VR

Here's a look at all the Android apps you can't miss this week.


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Extend your Android Wear watch's battery life with these quick tips

Here's a handful of small tweaks that can add hours' more use between charges.