New Tablet or Smartphone? Load It Up with These Great Apps

Just get a new tablet or smart phone? Looking for some cool apps?

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Just get a new tablet or smart phone? Looking for some cool apps? Here are a handful of app lists from throughout the year in case you need a little inspiration. Load up!

Top 10 Apps

This is a list of the top 10 apps of the year. It’s a mixture of apps available for the iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. Originally published Dec. 4.

25 Free Android Apps to Get You Started

Essential apps for your new Android smart phone. They’re all free too! Originally published Nov. 1.

Top 25 iPad Apps for Kids

The best in gaming, books, art, music and education — all kid-friendly. Originally published Sept. 4.

Back to School: Check Out These Great iPad Edutainment Apps

Holiday break will soon be over for most students. These apps span various school levels and can help get young minds back in shape. Originally published Aug. 9.

Nexus 7 Niceties: 15 Best Apps for Google’s New 7-In. Tablet

Must-have apps that look great on Google’s 7-in. tablet. Originally published July 16.

25 Best iPad Games for Your New ‘Resolutionary’ Tablet

A selection of games that look great on Apple’s high-res iPad. Originally published March 20.

30 Best Apps for Apple’s New iPad

Our 30 favorite apps for the full-size iPad, from cheapest to most expensive. Originally published March 16.

10 Totally Weird iPhone and Android Games

Bizarre, funny and pointless. Here are the best of the weirdest. Originally published March 2.

50 Best iPhone Apps 2012

The mother lode. Here’s our most recent list of the best iPhone apps. Originally published Feb. 15.

The 12 Best Android Widgets for 2012

Make your Android home screen come alive with these handy widgets. Originally published Feb. 10.