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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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Google's latest gifts to Android games: New APIs to thwart cheaters, save progress and more

New developer tools should improve the Play Store and Android game experiences, because Google wants you to play more, of course.

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Lollipops, Cardboard, and barges: Google's 14 biggest hits and misses of 2014

A tech company as big as Google is bound to do some amazing things every year, but it's also not immune to failure. Let's look back at where the search giant went right and wrong in 2014.

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Google Play, Amazon Appstore discount a raft of kids' games in holiday promos

Many Play Store titles cost less than $1, while Amazon is giving away $220 worth of apps for free.

To your health: handy apps can help you hit your goals

These fitness and nutrition apps will help you get active, track your progress, and feel your best.

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OnePlus turns one, celebrates with battery pack accessory, ROM-naming contest

The company is also throwing a contest to name its newest custom ROM.

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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment capabilities, Open Doc Format support, and more

For two years you've been able to share links to Drive documents with just one-click. Now, you can send actual attachments.

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The best Android phones, tablet, and watch of 2014

From phones to tablets to smartwatches, here's our picks for the best Android device releases of the year.

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French researchers find that Android apps exploit permissions

A study found that one out of three apps access location, while two out of three track users' identities.