Android Software

Test Your Wits with the Best Free Word And Puzzle Games For Android

If you don't mind an ad or two, you can find plenty of challenging and rewarding word and puzzle games for Android, from crossword and tile to physics-based puzzle games.

Free Word and Puzzle Games for Android FAQS

What are word and puzzle games? Puzzle and word games require you to solve logical problems and brain teasers or arrange words, letters, and numbers to beat the game. While many word... Read More »

Topics: Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games , Android Software , Games

Best Paid Word and Puzzle Games for Android

Match wits with the Android puzzle masters to solve problems, puzzles, and word and number games.

Paid Word and Puzzle Games for Android FAQS

What are word and puzzle games? Puzzle and word games require you to solve logical... Read More »

Topics: Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games , Android Software , Games

Best Paid Action Games for Android

Test your reaction-time and hand-eye coordination -- and even your ability to take massive amounts of damage -- in the best paid action games for Android.

Paid Action Games for Android FAQS

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Topics: Action Games , Android Software , Games

Best Free Action Games for Android

Swing, run, jump, dodge, or shoot your way to victory. Free action games for Android span shooter and fighting games as well as platformers, where you try to complete a course without dying.

Free Action Games for Android FAQS:

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Topics: Action Games , Android Software , Games

8 Father's Day apps for dads

Call us sentimental, but we think Father's Day gifts should be meaningful. So before you pick up one more striped tie or boring bottle of cologne, check out these eight fun, free (or low-cost) apps to keep your pappy happy and create lasting memories. For some gadgets to go with those apps, check out CNET's Father's Day Tech Gift Guide.

Best Father's Day apps

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Best Android Monitoring Apps

Monitoring apps let you track a user's activity on their Android device, from text messages and phone logs to app installations and phone locations. While phone monitors can be used for legitimate activities -- such as for parental controls -- it can also have more underhanded uses, such as spying on another person's mobile activities.

Android Monitoring Apps FAQS

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Topics: Security Software , Monitoring Software , Security , Android Software

Record music like a pro -- Glass Animals' Dave Bayley's top tips

In a recent interview with Download.com -- ahead of Glass Animals' summer tour, which includes stops at Panorama, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza music festivals -- singer Dave Bayley gushed about his favorite recording software. Check out our full interview with Dave Bayley here.

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Topics: MP3 & Audio Software , Music Management Software , Audio Production & Recording Software , Android Software , iOS Software , Music Software

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Best Android Antivirus Apps

With the steady stream of news about malicious software infecting Android and Windows devices, we probably don't need a lecture on why we need to protect our Android phones from malware. We just need to know which antivirus apps will help guard our Android devices from harmful viruses.

Android Antivirus FAQS

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Topics: Security Software , Security , Android Software , Antivirus Software

Nine Star Wars game apps to celebrate 'Star Wars' 40th

40 years ago, on May 25, 1977, in places near and far, far away, George Lucas's epic sci-fi soap opera Star Wars was released. The film about a young hero named Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who enlists a team, including Hans Solo (Harrison Ford), to help rescue a kidnapped Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader's Evil Empire soon sparked a slew of hugely successful sequels and prequels, along with animated series, comic books, trading cards, action... Read More »

Topics: Action Games , Adventure Games , Arcade Games , Android Software , iOS Software , Games

IoT World promotes child safety with three connected devices

Child safety is critical, yet most parents can't monitor their children 24 hours a day. In those moments when children are out of sight or earshot, connected or smart devices can step in to play the role of guardian. At this week's Internet of Things World 2017, we found three revolutionary products that can help you protect your children, even when they're out of reach.

Owlet Baby Care (iOS, Android)

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