Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to a new week with plenty of new apps, and we've got all the best right here. Part of me wants to call this week's app roundup a special "music" edition because an odd amount of great music streaming and discovery apps came out this week—but let's not forget the huge app drops from Twitter and Instagram, too. » 3/26/15 2:00pm 3/26/15 2:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

It's been a big week for apps, as is usually the case during SXSW—though arguably the biggest news came from Nintendo announcing its long-awaited entry into smartphone gaming. But there were lots of new great apps there worth talking about it. Here are some of our favorites. » 3/19/15 1:10pm 3/19/15 1:10pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to another week and another roundup of apps. Android adds apps to get the most out of your smartphone, iOS plays a little catch-up and nabs some super great apps from other operating systems, and Windows Phone chimes in with two neat additions. They're all here and they're all free. Check 'em out. » 3/12/15 12:00pm 3/12/15 12:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Congratulations! We all just survived another seven complete revolutions aboard Mothership Earth. Time to celebrate with new apps. This week we got stuff that's going to make eating food better, Tweeting better, making music better, and chatting securely better. Let's find out how. » 3/05/15 12:00pm 3/05/15 12:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello fellow app enthusiasts. This week was a good one for smartphone app stores across the board. An automation juggernaut makes putting your digital life on autopilot even easier. Sending short video messages is now as easy as texting. Sending email is as easy as texting. Sending texts is as easy as texting! Just… » 2/26/15 3:03pm 2/26/15 3:03pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Happy Thursday, my app warriors. Need new some new software to power that smartphone in your pocket, or looking to just kill some time? All these apps are worth at least a few idle moments of exploration to see if they could be smartphone mainstays. They're also all free, so download away without worry. » 2/19/15 1:00pm 2/19/15 1:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to another week and another roundup of apps. We've got software that's going to make your trips around town quicker, spice up your emoticon-laden texting conversations, keep track of your favorite eSports team, track all your quirky habits (smartphone or otherwise), and seriously step up your Instagram game. » 2/12/15 2:25pm 2/12/15 2:25pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

App makers have officially shrugged off the holiday lethargy and are updating apps stores with amazing new additions to make all our lives collectively easier. Or at the very least much prettier. » 2/05/15 1:40pm 2/05/15 1:40pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

A smartphone isn't much without apps. It's where the whole "smart" part of the equation comes from. Without them, we're back in the 1990s again. Nobody wants that—except maybe Dustin Diamond. So exercise some of those smarts and outfit your phone with the best apps of the week. » 1/29/15 4:00pm 1/29/15 4:00pm

Our Favorite Mobile Apps of the Week

Man, lots of mobile news this week. Windows Phone finally previewed its Windows 10 overhaul (it looks great!) and huge apps debuted big updates and extra features, such as Spotify and Twitter (they also look great!). But among all the big news, bunches and bunches of great apps found their way on various app stores.… » 1/22/15 2:00pm 1/22/15 2:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

With the holiday season well over, new apps and updates are flooding all mobile platforms. Windows Phone is going to have a huge week with Microsoft (finally) detailing the future of the mobile OS with its Wednesday Windows 10 event. But until then, hold over your mobile phone obsessions by taking a look at new,… » 1/18/15 4:00pm 1/18/15 4:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Health tracking and data tracking. These seem to be the two big themes concerning our six favorite apps of the week. But all these apps take different approaches, whether focusing on any kind of athletes, calorie counting, digitizing your paper files or just simply keeping tabs on your day-to-day goings on. Let's take… » 1/11/15 6:00pm 1/11/15 6:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to 2015 and the first Apps of the Week for the new year! Last year was filled with amazing apps that only made our smartphones better, so let's start this year off right. » 1/04/15 5:00pm 1/04/15 5:00pm

The Best Apps of 2014

The smartphone in your pocket today makes whatever handset you had just two years ago look laughably bad. That's not just because of better sensors and better software; the apps that power them have improved in kind. » 12/30/14 1:40pm 12/30/14 1:40pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Whether you're brandishing a brand new smartphone from a lucrative holiday haul or just looking to add some apps to your tired years-old handset, app developers have been busy through this gift-giving season to pump out some software you're going to want to try. Let's unwrap some apps. » 12/28/14 3:00pm 12/28/14 3:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello all you lovers of smartphone apps and happy holidays. Many of us are ready to travel to relatives abroad or even wait out Christmas alone. Whatever the circumstance, if you have a smartphone—presents came early. We have great apps this week including ways to give your Lumia smartphone touchless superpowers and… » 12/21/14 6:00pm 12/21/14 6:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Sharing is caring—at least that's what those creepy anthropomorphized Care Bears used to say—and in the app world this week, those sentiments are particularly true. » 12/14/14 3:00pm 12/14/14 3:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

The best thing about smartphones is that they're always improving thanks to developers looking for ways to make our pocket computers even better. This week we have lots of great downloadables for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Take a look and see if any strike your fancy. » 12/07/14 6:00pm 12/07/14 6:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

A smartphone is only as great as its apps, and developers were hard at work again this week to make your pocket computer just a little bit better. This week iOS saw a swell of platform-only apps whereas Android was a little light. I also came across an amazing language-learning app for Windows Phone that's giving me… » 11/30/14 4:00pm 11/30/14 4:00pm

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

This week some of the world's biggest apps just got better. Snapchat introduced an in-app payment system, powered by Square, called Snapcash, and WhatsApp began rolling out the largest implementation of end-to-end encryption ever. Oh yeah, and Facebook released a thing. » 11/23/14 6:00pm 11/23/14 6:00pm