The best way to analyze and evaluate a product is by comparing it with other similiar ones. Thus, we place special emphasis on software comparisons. Thanks to Uptodown’s enormous catalogue we can recommend many alternatives for the same task, meaning there is always a better option than that application you thought was the only one of its kind.

The advent of virtual mixing tables has opened up DJing to anyone who feels like slinging together a few tracks. First on PC and now on almost any mobile device, it’s easier than ever to get stuck into this little world and lots of people have made genius mixes without ever touching a physical table. As a fan of amateur DJing myself, I’m always excited to find smartphones and tablet apps that can get the job done, so today we’ve put together a list of the best free DJ apps for Android.

The arrival of Clan Battles to Clash Royale has changed how we’re playing this blockbuster title from Supercell. The fact that we can now play alongside a companion from our Clan has added an element of teamwork in a game that’s always been characterized by cutthroat competition. Though this mode is only available temporarily, we still thought it was a good idea to explain several ways to improve communication with your teammate and thereby avoid doing the same things over and over.

It’s that time again. It’s now been a full six months since our last browser comparison (from September 2016), so you’re probably eagerly awaiting our latest half-yearly report on the four most popular Android browsers at the moment: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, UC Browser, and Opera. As on previous occasions our comparison covers several aspects: RAM use, app opening speed, and compatibility.

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The arrival of Super Mario Run to Android marked the midpoint in Nintendo’s master plan to conquer the mobile market. Besides the ones developed by the company and another studio in a collaboration agreement, there are also licensed third-party games for smartphones and tablets that are exclusive to Nintendo, like Pokémon and Yo-Kai Watch. Here’s our compendium of everything Nintendo-related to be found on Android.

If there’s one meme that’s endured the test of time it’s the universally hated Troll Face. It tends to show up whenever anybody’s getting trolled and its origins extend back to the end of the Noughties when tons of webcomics used Troll Face in endless posts. Today it’s become the insignia of sites like 4chan, Reddit, and 9GAG. Its success has been pretty stunning, extending to all sorts of merchandise, videos, and games. And games are exactly what we’re blogging about today – in particular the Android saga Troll Face Quest, a series of themed puzzles where the art of trolling is law.

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When it comes to personalization, the Android OS is terrific thanks to the growing popularity of launchers – not to mention the multiple layers of manufacturer customization on each different device. Still, though, there are tons of free apps out there that add both visual and functional upgrades to your phone or tablet without requiring complicated setup processes – and all free, to boot. Today’s list brings together eight apps to make changes that run the gamut from which items appear in your notifications bar, to how buttons behave on your device.

The growth of arcade games in our Android catalogue seems unstoppable. Games of this sort appear endlessly and we’ve gotta say their originality isn’t always that outstanding, what with all the clones and ripoffs. That’s why when we come across a title that really shines, we fall over ourselves to introduce our readers to it. Which is exactly the case with Paper Wings: you can’t miss this title for its interesting gameplay and refined graphic style.

February might be the shortest month of the year but that doesn’t mean it can’t serve up a good helping of awesome apps. This week we wanted to highlight a huge update to one of the biggest games on Android, plus other apps deserving of a spot on your home screen.

The daily grind has driven tons of stressed-out fully-grown people back to one of their favorite childhood pastimes: coloring. Coloring books have been getting trendier and trendier for a while now, and there are ever more people spending hours of their free time scribbling into one. If you want to try it but still haven’t dished out for one of the hundreds of books out there plus the pack of colored pencils or crayons, no worries. We think of everything here at Uptodown, and we’ve put together a list of five free Android coloring apps for you to enjoy instantly.

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A small change to a much-played genre can totally shake up the gaming experience. Standard dungeon crawler games involve exploring maps full of narrow halls that you patiently traverse till you find what you’re looking for – usually dodging traps and bad guys along the way. But what if your character moves automatically like in smartphone endless runnersThe answer to this question is a proper noun: Hammer Bomb. This free Android game is one that we absolutely insist you check out.