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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for software for smart phones.

Smartphones are more than just a way to make calls and send texts. They're also the most ubiquitous computer in the world, running all kinds of apps that can help you do everything from staying in touch with friends and family to managing your finances. Browse the top-ranked list of software for smart phones below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Everybody 1-2-Switch! - Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model - Front_Zoom

    Model: HACPARGTA
    Publisher: Nintendo
    SKU: 6546736
    ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "Over 100 people can pay with their phones. Really phone...We had a blast playing this game and then took it to a new level when we all used our cell phones. A great game to have the whole household (or party) to enjoy."

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    Wanna party? Break out the Nintendo Switch system and laugh it up at your next game night! Whether you are summoning aliens or snapping colorful photos with your phone’s camera, mix up your next get-together with the Everybody 1-2-Switch! game. Grab some Joy-Con controllers or a whole bunch of smart devices for team-based games that are easy to set up with the help of your horse host Horace. Party sizes from 2-8 (Joy-Con mode) or 2-100 (Smart Device mode – yes, 100!) can enjoy this multiplayer mashup. A mix of games and modes to keep you on your toes! Use up to 8 Joy-Con controllers or 100 smart devices, team up, and let the games begin. In Team Contest, see which group can win a certain number of games first. Work as a team to pump up a balloon as big as possible without popping it in Balloons. Test your wits (and reaction time) and answer quickly in Quiz Show where the winner can be decided by mere milliseconds. Many games have several variations that change up the rules or add extra challenge! Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately. Joy-Con mode supports up to 8 players. Certain games only available in Joy-Con mode. Nintendo Account, compatible smart device and internet access required. Smart device mode supports up to 100 players. Players must be in the same room to play. Certain games only available in smart device mode. Data charges may apply.
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    "Over 100 people can pay with their phones. Really phone...We had a blast playing this game and then took it to a new level when we all used our cell phones. A great game to have the whole household (or party) to enjoy."

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    Product Description

    Wanna party? Break out the Nintendo Switch system and laugh it up at your next game night! Whether you are summoning aliens or snapping colorful photos with your phone’s camera, mix up your next get-together with the Everybody 1-2-Switch! game. Grab some Joy-Con controllers or a whole bunch of smart devices for team-based games that are easy to set up with the help of your horse host Horace. Party sizes from 2-8 (Joy-Con mode) or 2-100 (Smart Device mode – yes, 100!) can enjoy this multiplayer mashup. A mix of games and modes to keep you on your toes! Use up to 8 Joy-Con controllers or 100 smart devices, team up, and let the games begin. In Team Contest, see which group can win a certain number of games first. Work as a team to pump up a balloon as big as possible without popping it in Balloons. Test your wits (and reaction time) and answer quickly in Quiz Show where the winner can be decided by mere milliseconds. Many games have several variations that change up the rules or add extra challenge! Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately. Joy-Con mode supports up to 8 players. Certain games only available in Joy-Con mode. Nintendo Account, compatible smart device and internet access required. Smart device mode supports up to 100 players. Players must be in the same room to play. Certain games only available in smart device mode. Data charges may apply.
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  2. Samsung - Odyssey Ark 2nd Gen. 55" Curved 4K UHD Quantum Mini-LED FreeSync Prem Pro 1ms GTG Gaming Screen - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Really nice matte screen, plenty of ports. Works as a smart TV when not used as a monitor....This is the top of the line gaming/smart monitor!...I use my Samsung monitor to phone mirror and steam all my apps and shows I also use it for my Xbox and hdmi cord to my laptop I use it everyday all day it is one of my most used and important tech devices I have. "

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    Product Description

    Elevate your game with Samsung's Odyssey Ark 2nd Gen. with enhanced Multi-View, now with up to 4 inputs at once, including an all-new Display Port 1.4 connection. The 55" rotating screen with 1000R curvature enables maximum immersion, featuring 4K UHD resolution with 165Hz and 1ms GTG response time for hyper-fast action. With added KVM Switch you have full control of your command center with a single mouse and keyboard. Cockpit Mode and Eclipse Lighting optimizes screen environment and Sound Dome Technology provides an engulfing soundscape. Gaming Hub and Smart TV apps allow instant access to top streaming services. The solar-powered Ark Dial controls all functions including Flex Move Screen, Quick Settings, and Game Bar. Featuring Quantum Matrix Technology, Neural Quantum Processor Ultra, AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro and HDR 10+ Gaming for a competitive edge.
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    "Really nice matte screen, plenty of ports. Works as a smart TV when not used as a monitor....This is the top of the line gaming/smart monitor!...I use my Samsung monitor to phone mirror and steam all my apps and shows I also use it for my Xbox and hdmi cord to my laptop I use it everyday all day it is one of my most used and important tech devices I have. "

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    Product Description

    Elevate your game with Samsung's Odyssey Ark 2nd Gen. with enhanced Multi-View, now with up to 4 inputs at once, including an all-new Display Port 1.4 connection. The 55" rotating screen with 1000R curvature enables maximum immersion, featuring 4K UHD resolution with 165Hz and 1ms GTG response time for hyper-fast action. With added KVM Switch you have full control of your command center with a single mouse and keyboard. Cockpit Mode and Eclipse Lighting optimizes screen environment and Sound Dome Technology provides an engulfing soundscape. Gaming Hub and Smart TV apps allow instant access to top streaming services. The solar-powered Ark Dial controls all functions including Flex Move Screen, Quick Settings, and Game Bar. Featuring Quantum Matrix Technology, Neural Quantum Processor Ultra, AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro and HDR 10+ Gaming for a competitive edge.
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  3. Norton - AntiVirus Plus (1 Device) Antivirus Software + Password Manager + Smart Firewall + PC Cloud Backup (1 Year Subscription) - Android, Mac OS, Windows, Apple iOS - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Seems like it works decent enough. I feel like these softwares are all the same anyway....Better than the rest of the softwares out there"

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    Product Description

    Norton AntiVirus Plus - for 1 device with Auto-Renewal- is designed to protect your connected device and personal information on it. Your PC or Mac is protected from viruses, ransomware, malware, and other online threats as you bank, shop and post online. Norton AntiVirus Plus is designed to provide multiple layers of protection for your connected device.
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    "Seems like it works decent enough. I feel like these softwares are all the same anyway....Better than the rest of the softwares out there"

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    Product Description

    Norton AntiVirus Plus - for 1 device with Auto-Renewal- is designed to protect your connected device and personal information on it. Your PC or Mac is protected from viruses, ransomware, malware, and other online threats as you bank, shop and post online. Norton AntiVirus Plus is designed to provide multiple layers of protection for your connected device.
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  4. Watch Dogs: Legion Standard Edition - Xbox One, Xbox Series X - Front_Zoom

    Model: UBP50412230
    Publisher: Ubisoft
    SKU: 6350602
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "I wish you could hack bank accounts and cell phones like in the earlier game....Game is fun, also has smart delivery for series x...Very fun to play, has smart delivery for series x which is nice"

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    Product Description

    Upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version of the game at no additional cost.* *CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. This game leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and the Xbox Series X|S title. To upgrade eligible physical disc copies, a console with a disc drive is required. Visit ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for details. Build a resistance made from anyone in the world to take back a near-future London that is facing its downfall. Recipient of over 65 E3 awards and nominations.
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    Top comment

    "I wish you could hack bank accounts and cell phones like in the earlier game....Game is fun, also has smart delivery for series x...Very fun to play, has smart delivery for series x which is nice"

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    Product Description

    Upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version of the game at no additional cost.* *CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. This game leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and the Xbox Series X|S title. To upgrade eligible physical disc copies, a console with a disc drive is required. Visit ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for details. Build a resistance made from anyone in the world to take back a near-future London that is facing its downfall. Recipient of over 65 E3 awards and nominations.
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  5. Assassin's Creed Valhalla Standard Edition - Xbox One, Xbox Series X - Front_Zoom

    Model: UBP50402251
    Publisher: Ubisoft
    SKU: 6412179
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "This item has been an a amazing product for my phone and I highly recommend....Assassin's Creed Valhalla is a smart intuitive game. I am not even the player. "

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    Product Description

    Upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version of the game at no additional cost.* *CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. This game leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and the Xbox Series X|S title. To upgrade eligible physical disc copies, a console with a disc drive is required. Visit ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for details. Become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. Explore England's Dark Ages as you raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power.
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    Top comment

    "This item has been an a amazing product for my phone and I highly recommend....Assassin's Creed Valhalla is a smart intuitive game. I am not even the player. "

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    Product Description

    Upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version of the game at no additional cost.* *CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. This game leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and the Xbox Series X|S title. To upgrade eligible physical disc copies, a console with a disc drive is required. Visit ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for details. Become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. Explore England's Dark Ages as you raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power.
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  6. Bluey: The Videogame - Nintendo Switch – OLED Model, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Can switch between characters during gameplay is so much fun and smart thing to add....The Game can be completed by a 5-6 year in about 30-45 mins. It plays like a phone game, so if you can get it $20 or less, it'll be worth it. "

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    Product Description

    Join the fun with Bluey and her family in Bluey: The Videogame! Play a brand-new story set across 4 interactive adventures. For the first time ever, explore iconic locations such as the Heeler House, Playgrounds, Creek and a bonus beach location. Play your favorite games from the TV show, including Keepy Uppy, Chattermax Chase, and more! The fun doesn't stop there! This game won't be trifficult, just a lot of fun. Experience the joy and wonder of Bluey's world, with local multiplayer you can play with friends and family in story mode and free play! Explore and collect items for your sticker book, unlock outfits and uncover the many secrets and hidden references throughout each location. Recreate iconic scenes or create your very own Bluey inspired adventures and games.
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    "Can switch between characters during gameplay is so much fun and smart thing to add....The Game can be completed by a 5-6 year in about 30-45 mins. It plays like a phone game, so if you can get it $20 or less, it'll be worth it. "

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    Join the fun with Bluey and her family in Bluey: The Videogame! Play a brand-new story set across 4 interactive adventures. For the first time ever, explore iconic locations such as the Heeler House, Playgrounds, Creek and a bonus beach location. Play your favorite games from the TV show, including Keepy Uppy, Chattermax Chase, and more! The fun doesn't stop there! This game won't be trifficult, just a lot of fun. Experience the joy and wonder of Bluey's world, with local multiplayer you can play with friends and family in story mode and free play! Explore and collect items for your sticker book, unlock outfits and uncover the many secrets and hidden references throughout each location. Recreate iconic scenes or create your very own Bluey inspired adventures and games.
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  7. TurboTax - Basic 2023 Federal Only + E-file - Mac OS, Windows [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: INT940800V128
    Publisher: TurboTax
    SKU: 6560821
    Top comment

    "Great, but no foreign phone numbers!...Please allow for foreign phone numbers!!...Best Tax Software...I used TurboTax every year. It is the easiest software available!"

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    Product Description

    TurboTax Basic - Easy questions you can answer. Confidence it’s done right.
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    "Great, but no foreign phone numbers!...Please allow for foreign phone numbers!!...Best Tax Software...I used TurboTax every year. It is the easiest software available!"

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    Product Description

    TurboTax Basic - Easy questions you can answer. Confidence it’s done right.
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  8. McAfee - Privacy & Identity Guardian Online Protection + ID Monitoring + Cleanup for 12 Months, auto-renews at $99.99 first year - Android, Apple iOS, Chrome, Mac OS, Windows [Digital] - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It’s good software...I’m sure there’s other good softwares but our go to is McAfee....[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I downloaded the phone version of the software as I’m on my cellphone much more than my laptop. "

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    Product Description

    McAfee Privacy & Identity Guardian lets you take charge of who has access to your personal info by removing it from data broker and people search sites or old or unused accounts. It will alert you if your personal info shows up in risky places and take steps on your behalf or guide you to safeguard it. Take back control of your personal info today.
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    Top comment

    "It’s good software...I’m sure there’s other good softwares but our go to is McAfee....[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I downloaded the phone version of the software as I’m on my cellphone much more than my laptop. "

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    Product Description

    McAfee Privacy & Identity Guardian lets you take charge of who has access to your personal info by removing it from data broker and people search sites or old or unused accounts. It will alert you if your personal info shows up in risky places and take steps on your behalf or guide you to safeguard it. Take back control of your personal info today.
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  9. Adobe - Photoshop Elements 2024 - Mac OS, Windows - Front_Zoom

    Model: ADO951800F232
    Publisher: Adobe
    SKU: 6554537
    Top comment

    "Software great but redemption code didnt work...My redemption code did not work and i had to contact Adobe. The software itself is great...If you’re even remotely interested in photography, even if it’s just with your smart phone, there’s no excuse to not make the investment in Photoshop Elements in this day and age considering all it can do to enhance all those important pictures you have piled up in your digital photo albums."

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    Product Description

    Create photos you’ll love to share. Adobe Sensei AI* and automated options make editing easy, and you can learn creative techniques as you go with 62 step-by-step Guided Edits. Present your best pics in beautiful Photo Reel, collage, slideshow, and Quote Graphic templates. Effortlessly organize everything. And do more on the go using web and mobile companion apps (English-only beta).
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    Top comment

    "Software great but redemption code didnt work...My redemption code did not work and i had to contact Adobe. The software itself is great...If you’re even remotely interested in photography, even if it’s just with your smart phone, there’s no excuse to not make the investment in Photoshop Elements in this day and age considering all it can do to enhance all those important pictures you have piled up in your digital photo albums."

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    Product Description

    Create photos you’ll love to share. Adobe Sensei AI* and automated options make editing easy, and you can learn creative techniques as you go with 62 step-by-step Guided Edits. Present your best pics in beautiful Photo Reel, collage, slideshow, and Quote Graphic templates. Effortlessly organize everything. And do more on the go using web and mobile companion apps (English-only beta).
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  10. Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Launch Edition - PlayStation 5 - Front_Zoom

    Model: 1000038679
    Publisher: PlayStation
    SKU: 6548298
    ESRB Rating: T (Teen 13+)
    Top comment

    "Best viewed on a Samsung Large screen Smart TV purchased from Best Buy at a great price....He pre-ordered the game and set a daily countdown reminder on his phone for the release date!"

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    Product Description

    Swing, jump, and utilize the new Web Wings to travel across Marvel’s New York, quickly switching between Peter Parker and Miles Morales to experience different stories and epic new powers, as the iconic villain Venom threatens to destroy their lives, their city, and the ones they love.
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    "Best viewed on a Samsung Large screen Smart TV purchased from Best Buy at a great price....He pre-ordered the game and set a daily countdown reminder on his phone for the release date!"

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    Product Description

    Swing, jump, and utilize the new Web Wings to travel across Marvel’s New York, quickly switching between Peter Parker and Miles Morales to experience different stories and epic new powers, as the iconic villain Venom threatens to destroy their lives, their city, and the ones they love.
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