Andrew HaywardContributor, Greenbot

Andrew Hayward is a Chicago-based games, apps, and gadgets writer whose work has been featured in more than 70 publications. He's also a work-at-home dad to an unruly four-year-old.

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Five to Try: Minecraft: Story Mode begins, and Perch turns old phones into smart cameras

Here's a handful of hot new Android apps and games worth checking out this week.


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Five to Try: SwiftKey's brainy new keyboard, and Psych! might power your next party

Here's another selection of useful apps and amusing games to check out.

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20 classic games you can play on your Android phone

Looking for a gaming great? Here's a stack of old favorites from 2000 and earlier.


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Five to Try: Showtime cuts the cord, and Need for Speed goes free-to-play

Grab these new apps and games for plenty of Android enjoyment.


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Five to Try: FIFA 16 improves its Ultimate Team, and Khan Academy brings its smarts to Android

A look at the top new and updated Android apps and games out this week.


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10 subscription services to fill your Android phone with entertainment

Books, magazines, anime, and more: all-you-can-consume subscriptions beyond Netflix and Spotify.


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Five to Try: Android Pay starts rolling out, and Spotify amps up your runs

Here's a look at the new and updated apps and games worth grabbing this week.


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Five to Try: Star Wars: Uprising is a freebie RPG, and Google Wallet gets personal with money

Our picks for the top new Android apps and games worth grabbing this week.

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Five to Try: Hopper helps you score cheap flights, and Pokémon hits the Play Store

If it's new apps and games you crave, here are the top options out this week.


fivetotry aug28 lead

Five to Try: Cortana is ready to assist, and Lara Croft GO is a puzzling treat

Grab these new and updated Android apps and be set for the weekend.


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Five to Try: Pac-Man 256 is a remixed arcade addiction, and Bing preempts Google's Now on Tap

Refresh your phone with the top new Android apps and games on the Play Store.


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Five to Try: Robinhood offers no-fee trading, and Fallout Shelter is post-apocalyptic fun

Here are the five—well, make that seven—new apps and games you need to check out this week.