Andrew HaywardContributor, Macworld

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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Merge Cube review: A clever but short-lived augmented reality toy

This cheap foam cube turns into planets, human organs, and games via your iPhone's camera.

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7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch

Stopped wearing your snazzy smartwatch? Here's how you can make it meaningful again.

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First Look: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition cleverly condenses the epic RPG for iOS

The recent console hit has been tweaked and trimmed, and it feels just right for touch.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from January 2018

Fight off the winter blues with a few fresh games.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from January 2018

Don't miss this month's biggest iOS game releases.

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10 must-play iPhone and iPad games released in December 2017

Don't miss the biggest games from one of the App Store's best months ever.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from December 2017

Cap off the year with last month's most enticing new Mac experiences.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2017

Catch up on these essential iPhone and iPad gems.

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The 12 best Mac game deals in the Steam Winter Sale 2017

Snag these super-cheap, super-fun games before January 4 rolls around.

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The 15 Mac games you can’t miss from 2017

Put your Mac to entertaining use with the year’s biggest new games.

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Our favorite free iOS games of 2017

All of the freebies we couldn't stop playing on iPhone and iPad this year

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GeForce Now beta impressions: Streaming PC games to your Mac isn't perfect, but it's definitely impressive

Nvidia's cloud service puts high-end PC games on even low-end Macs, and it's free to use in beta.

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Play with—and program—Star Wars droids with Sphero's new R2-D2 and BB-9E

BB-8 gets friends as more app-controlled robots appear, now with a learning twist.

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Parker: Your Augmented Reality Bear is an adorable plush toy that doesn't overwhelm with tech

The cuddly bear lacks gadgets inside, but you can play digital doctor using your iOS device.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from November 2017

Grab some exciting new iOS games to play amidst the holiday madness.