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The Best Android and iPhone Apps of 2012: Alphabetical List

Here's the complete list of all 48 selections in our latest roundup of the best apps available for Android handsets and iPhones.


Best Apps of 2012: Top Entertainment Apps for Android and iPhone

With, Tweetbot, and other just-for-fun apps, you can stay entertained wherever you are.


Best Apps of 2012: Noteworthy News Apps for Android and iPhone

Try Pocket, Zite, and other apps that can help you save articles, customize your news, peruse RSS feeds, and more.


Best Apps of 2012: Shockingly Useful Apps for Android and iPhone

Any.Do, GasBuddy, and other practical apps can turn your Android handset or iPhone into an indispensable tool.


How to Maintain Your Android Phone

Android phones can become slow and clunky with age, but these tips can help get your phone running like new again.


Best Apps of 2012: Top Replacement Apps for Android and iPhone

No need to settle for the apps that came with your Android handset or iPhone. Assistant, GroupMe, and other capable replacements offer extra functionality.


Best Apps of 2012: Great Games for Android and iPhone

Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Infinity Blade 2, and other terrific smartphone games will encourage your creativity, test your reflexes, and challenge your wits.


Best Apps of 2012: Top Business Apps for Android and iPhone

Business Calendar Free, GoodReader for iPhone, and other apps can help you stay on top of everything you need to do throughout the workday.

The Best Apps for Android and iPhone, 2012 Edition

The right apps can give your iPhone or Android smartphone superpowers. Facing speeding deadlines? Want awesome entertainment? Need instantaneous news? This collection of super apps is ready to save the day!


LG Optimus Vu Review: An Impressive Phone Held Back by Clumsy Design

The LG Optimus Vu has the makings of an excellent Android phone, but its dreadful design will leave your hand aching.


Windows Phone Joins the Map Wars, Gets Nokia Maps Built-In

Microsoft goes with Nokia's mapping technology in Windows Phone 8.


Songbird Gets Social, Creates The Pinterest Of Music

Songbird launches a new website and service that helps you discover new music.


Apple iOS 6 vs. Android vs. Windows Phone (Comparison Chart)

New maps, an improved browser, and a smarter Siri are just some of the improvements that Apple has announced for iOS 6. We look at how these new features stack up against Microsoft and Android's offerings.


Dubstep Grandma Rocks Out, Re-Takes Memes From Cats

Sick of all the cat memes? Here's one grandma who is reclaiming memes in the name of humanity.