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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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10 great messaging apps for your Android Wear watch

These apps make messaging from your wrist something you might actually enjoy.


Samsung Pay vs. Android Pay: Which one works better?

We put Samsung Pay and Android Pay to the test to see if it's possible to leave your wallet home after all.

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30 days with Udacity: A fast-paced and challenging path to Android development

The Udacity nanodegree is a tough, but excellent, start if you want to become an Android developer.


The 10 best Android apps to run on your Chromebook

The web is great and all, but these Android apps rise above the performance and quality of their web-only cousins.

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ANova Precision Cooker review: Sous vide on something of a budget

Provide your own vessel and spend the savings on your main dish.


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The four best podcast apps for Android phones

Our favorites are well designed and offer a deep selection so you can find your favorites or discover new podcasts.

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Google Docs vs. Microsoft Office: Which suite rules productivity on your Android tablet?

We break down the strengths and weaknesses of each to help you decide which apps to use for getting work done.

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Plague: The Network spreads your social posts like an infectious outbreak

The latest anonymous social network turns information sharing into a game right out of the apocalypse.

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The four best lock screens for your Android phone

Bring better notifications, beautiful imagery, and other personalized tweaks to your device with these custom lock screens.

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QualityTime review: Dive deeper into how much time you're using all those smartphone apps

This Android-only app offers you a digital timeout and may help you make better decisions about how to arrange apps on your home screen.

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The best Super Bowl companion apps for your Android phone or tablet

There are plenty of good apps for keeping tabs on stats, analysis, or finding something else to do if the game is a snoozer.

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Hands-on with Office for Android tablets: polished and ready for mobile productivity

Microsoft’s productivity apps can perform plenty of tasks, though a few hiccups are still hanging around.

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The 10 best widgets for your Android tablet

Instead of filling your tablet screen with a row of icons, bring it to life with these cool widgets that put information and utilities touch away.