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: Evie rethinks the Android launcher, and Minecraft gets friendlier than ever

Snag these hot new and updated apps for the weekend ahead.


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Five to Try: Opera debuts a new kind of browser, and PKTBALL is touch tennis done right

Itching for some fresh apps and games? Here are our latest Play Store picks.


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Five to Try: NBA Fit helps you dunk on workout goals, and Sky Force reloads

Grab the latest and greatest new Android apps and games.


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Five to Try: Google opens its Science Journal, and Brothers is a beautiful adventure

Load up on fresh Android apps and games for the weekend ahead.


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10 games we want to play in Daydream VR

Google is upping the ante on Android virtual reality, and these games could be VR stars.


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Fair or fowl? We rank all 16 Angry Birds games

Sixteen?! Rovio's franchise goes under the microscope as it hits the big screen.


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Five to Try: Assassin's Creed shares its Identity, and Google makes Spaces for groups

Check out the Play Store's biggest new Android apps and games.


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Five to Try: Dark Sky shines on Android, and Bejeweled Stars blasts past Candy Crush

Grab these brand new apps and games from the Play Store this weekend.


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Five to Try: Uncharted raids the Play Store, and social video app Beme wants you to be you

Freshen up your Android phone with five hot new apps and games.


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Five to Try: Angry Birds launches into Action, and Radon serves up ultrasonic link swaps

Grab some fresh Android apps and games for your phone this weekend.


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Five to Try: Exploding Kittens blasts onto Android, and The Movie Hop plans a day of flicks

Load up your phone with fun new apps and games for the weekend ahead.


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Five to Try: Domino's Zero Click makes pizza appear, and Chameleon Run is appealing and fun

Here's a fresh batch of Android apps to toss on your phone this weekend.


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Five to Try: Disney Crossy Road debuts, and Reddit finally has an official app

Apps, games, and Shakespeare: a look at the week's top new Play Store releases.


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The 12 best Android TV games to play with a gamepad

Get the console experience with these great games and a controller.


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VR video on your Android phone: How to watch it, where to find it

Watch immersive VR and 360-degree clips using a cheap Cardboard viewer.