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: Google's Gboard arrives on Android, and Retro City Rampage offers 8-bit mayhem

Be sure to grab this week's biggest new app and game releases.

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Play the holiday season away with these festive Android games

Pump some timely spirit into your phone with these 10 Play Store picks.

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Five to Try: Bully brings schoolyard antics, and Trusted Contacts keeps you safely connected

Load up your Android phone with these hot new Play Store releases.

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Five to Try: DirecTV could be a cord cutter's delight, and Google's Santa Tracker takes flight

Grab a few fresh apps and games for your Android phone this week.

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Pull off an amazing Thanksgiving feast with these 12 Android apps

From finding recipes to shopping, cooking, and planning décor, we've got you covered.

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Five to Try: Google's PhotoScan archives your prints, and Titan Brawl miniaturizes the MOBA

Fresh Android apps and games to get you through Thanksgiving week.

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Five to Try: Android Auto opens up to all cars, and find charming adventure along The Trail

Refresh your phone with these new and updated apps and games.

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Five to Try: Asphalt Xtreme is mud-slinging fun, and Adobe debuts three new creative apps

Actually, we have seven apps this week, but please don't hold it against us.

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Five to Try: Facebook's Lifestage is for the kids, and Oh… Sir! lets you hurl savage insults

Social sharing, serious slams, and plenty more in this week's app selection.

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15 spooky, scary Halloween games for your Android phone

Looking for scares you can take anywhere? Grab these games and get ready.

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Five to Try: FIFA Mobile Soccer takes the pitch, and Sprayscape serves up surreal VR photos

Check out this week's biggest new Android apps and games.

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The 20 best free Android games to play right now

Want big fun without a big expense to match? Grab these entertaining freebies now.

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Five to Try: Facebook Marketplace opens shop, and Giphy Cam gets weird with custom GIFs

Grab this week's biggest new and updated Android apps.

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The best Google Cardboard VR apps

Games, concerts, and other immersive virtual reality experiences—and many are available for free.

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