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Logo and concept art for Star Wars Rebels, John Williams confirmed for Episode VII

<b>Star Wars Celebration Europe</b> kicked off in Messe Essen, Germany yesterday and it is of course an extra special year for fans of the epic space opera; …

This app has over 100 million downloads, and you’re probably not using it

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/27/technology/the-faithful-embrace-youversion-a-bible-app.html?pagewanted=all<p>YouVersion was the first Bible app in the …

Indies big leap to cheaper gaming

The number of really big game releases - known as "triple A games" - is slowly decreasing with the move towards mobile devices for gaming.<p>But this also creates a great opportunity for smaller developers to make a breakthrough into the industry by offering their content for lower prices, or even …

You Can Download 700 Free Marvel Comics Right Now [UPDATE: Offer postponed]

Between now and 11pm ET on Tuesday, March 12, you can download some 700 first issues from Marvel Comics for free.<p>And... it's legal!<p>The ComiXology …

Google Maps Gets Adventurous With Mt. Everest, Kilimanjaro

Google Maps Gives Adventurous Look at Famous Mountains<p>Mt. Aconcagua Camp, Argentina<p>Mt. Elbrus, Russia<p>Mt. Elbrus, Diesel Hut, Russia<p>Mt. Everest, …

Facebook for Android Gets Cover Photo, Messaging Update

Last week Facebook began offering automatic/silent updates to selected users on Android devices, now it’s returned to the regular Google Play route to add a series of new features that bring its Android app in line with recent changes to the iOS version.<p>Now Android-toting Facebook users are able to …

BBC News Channel - Click, 06/04/2013, Webscape: Can Microsoft's social network work?

Kate Russell's weekly review of websites and apps (links to sites are at the bottom of the page).<p>Everyone wants a piece of the social media pie and Microsoft is no exception so we took a deeper look at So.cl to see how it stacks up against the competition.<p>For a totally different social experience, …

Russian BadNews bug found in Android app store

<b>Security researchers have identified 32 separate apps on Google Play that harboured a bug called BadNews.</b><p>On infected phones, BadNews stole cash by racking up charges from sending premium rate text messages.<p>The malicious program lay dormant on many handsets for weeks to escape detection, said …

Apps

Facebook Scam Alert - What Really Happens When You "Like"

You’ve seen those pictures posted on Facebook “type ‘move’ into the comments and watch what happens” or “If I get a million likes my dad will get me …

YouTube launches pay-to-watch subscription channels

<b>YouTube has launched a trial scheme for paid channels on its website.</b><p>Under the pilot programme, a small number of content makers will offer the channels for subscriptions starting at $0.99 (£0.64) a month.<p>Each channel will offer a free 14-day trial and many will have discounted annual …

Zynga announces more job cuts and expects wider losses

<b>Games developer Zynga has said it plans to cut 520 jobs and warned that it expects wider losses than it previously estimated.</b><p>The cuts, which represent about 18% of its workforce, come after the company shed 5% of its staff in October.<p>Zynga is one of the pioneers of social gaming but has struggled …

Employment

New console games 'have familiar feel'

With the announcement of the next wave of games consoles was news of a raft of new games to come.<p>Marc Cieslak explains what treats can be expected for gamers in the months ahead.<p><b>Watch more clips</b> on the Click homepage<b>. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on</b> BBC iPlayer<b>.</b><p><b>The</b> …

Gaming Consoles

Nexus 7 2 on sale early at retailers, Google Play starts taking pre-orders

The new Nexus 7 is on sale at select retailers today despite the fact that Google's own store won't ship the tablet until early next week.<p>Best Buy, …

Google's still working on a Glass development kit, suggests devs use Android SDK for now

Google announced at its I/O event in May that a Glass Developer Kit is on the way so devs can build more advanced apps for its headset than the Mirror API supports, but it's still not quite ready. In a post on Google+, team member Alain Vongsouvanh encouraged developers to use the current Android …

Meet EverLapse, a new photo sharing app with a community twist. It is quite fun!

A week ago I started playing around with Everlapse, a photo sharing app (for the iPhone) from Seesaw Decisions Corp, an app development company …

Google updates Hangouts with more emoji and a touch of Project Butter

When Google debuted Hangouts at I/O, it looked like a pretty nifty idea, but since then, the app has been plagued with its share of performance issues. A new update, available today in the Google Play store, aims to rectify that by adding a hint of Project Butter to the Hangouts mix. Google is …

Where are they are now? Metro’s look at our 2012 Olympic heroes

London 2012 created a new batch of British sporting superstars, from the athletics track to the velodrome, to the rowing lake, to the waters of …

Farah shines on return to Olympic Stadium

Mo Farah obliterated the field with a personal best time in the 3000m © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p><b>Mo Farah</b> produced a commanding performance to win the …

Joss Whedon expanding Hawkeye and Black Widow's roles in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Since he officially unveiled the title of <b>The Avengers 2</b> – sorry, <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> – last Saturday, Joss Whedon has been doing plenty of talking …