Andrew Hayward

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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.

Five to Try: Sweatcoin lets you earn as you burn calories, and Lumino City is an enchanting quest

Five to Try: Sweatcoin lets you earn as you burn calories, and Lumino City is an enchanting quest

Fun, games, and prizes abound in this latest batch of new Android apps.

Five to Try: YouTube TV starts rolling out, and Archer, P.I. lets you play while you watch

Five to Try: YouTube TV starts rolling out, and Archer, P.I. lets you play while you watch

Google's cord-cutting service leads this week in new Android releases.

The 15 best Android puzzle games for teasing your brain

The 15 best Android puzzle games for teasing your brain

The Play Store has an abundance of great puzzlers, and we've picked the cream of the crop.

Five to Try: MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 plays ball, and Stance helps you reach U.S. reps

Five to Try: MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 plays ball, and Stance helps you reach U.S. reps

Fill your phone with this week's hottest new apps and games.

Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app

Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app

Nintendo's on-the-go adventure headlines a fresh batch of Android releases.

Five to Try: Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger takes flight, and Giphy Stickers gets lit

Five to Try: Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger takes flight, and Giphy Stickers gets lit

Grab this week's most enticing new Android apps and games releases.

Five to Try: Shadowmatic's peculiar puzzles shine bright, and BritBox streams top UK telly

Five to Try: Shadowmatic's peculiar puzzles shine bright, and BritBox streams top UK telly

Be sure to check out this week's hottest new Android app releases.

Five to Try: The Escapists infiltrates the Play Store, and Meteor is a speed test with style

Five to Try: The Escapists infiltrates the Play Store, and Meteor is a speed test with style

Check out these new Android games and apps—and a cameo from the Nintendo Switch.

Five to Try: Causality is a twisting time-travel challenge, and Blin.gy drops you into music videos

Five to Try: Causality is a twisting time-travel challenge, and Blin.gy drops you into music videos

Load up on the Play Store's latest Android releases.

Five to Try: Beat up Batman in Arkham Underworld, or force a smile with FaceApp

Five to Try: Beat up Batman in Arkham Underworld, or force a smile with FaceApp

Also, the huge new Pokémon Go update warrants a return from lapsed fans.

Five to Try: Splitter Critters is a clever puzzler, and Ooniprobe inspects your connection

Five to Try: Splitter Critters is a clever puzzler, and Ooniprobe inspects your connection

Be sure to check out these fresh Android app and game releases.

Fire Emblem Heroes brings Nintendo's tactical RPG to mobile in fine fashion

Fire Emblem Heroes brings Nintendo's tactical RPG to mobile in fine fashion

Freemium slant aside, this is a polished and phone-friendly take on a meaty experience.

Five to Try: Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes ignites, and Fox Sports has Super Bowl clips in VR

Five to Try: Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes ignites, and Fox Sports has Super Bowl clips in VR

Check out the Play Store's most exciting new apps and games.

Five to Try: Pokémon Duel begins a new battle, and The League is a dating app with standards

Five to Try: Pokémon Duel begins a new battle, and The League is a dating app with standards

It's time to hit the Play Store! Scope out this week's hottest new apps and games.

Five to Try: Disney debuts its own coloring app, and The Lego Batman Movie Game gets silly

Five to Try: Disney debuts its own coloring app, and The Lego Batman Movie Game gets silly

Here's a fresh selection of Android apps and games worth scoping out.

Five to Try: Star Wars: Force Arena arrives, and Toontastic 3D lets kids make cartoons

Five to Try: Star Wars: Force Arena arrives, and Toontastic 3D lets kids make cartoons

Check out this week's biggest new Android app and game releases.

Five to Try: Telltale's Walking Dead game resumes, and NBA InPlay offers prizes for predictions

Five to Try: Telltale's Walking Dead game resumes, and NBA InPlay offers prizes for predictions

We're back from the holidays with five fresh Android app and game picks.

The 10 best paid Android games of 2016

The 10 best paid Android games of 2016

Spend a few bucks for on-the-go greatness with these Play Store picks.

Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Clear off your data and then sell, donate, or recycle the departing device.

The 10 best free Android games of 2016

The 10 best free Android games of 2016

Don't miss out on the year's best phone games—without an entry fee.

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