Will Bickerstaff

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Star Wars Battlefront's first DLC adds playable Greedo, Nien Nunb and Jabba's Palace

Visit Sullust like a Sullustan<p><i>Outer Rim</i>, the first batch of paid downloadable content for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>, will bring Greedo and Nien Nunb to the shooter as playable heroes, Electronic Arts confirmed on the game's official website today.<p>Greedo first appeared in <i>Episode IV - A New Hope</i>, but his …

Where the internet lives: the artist who snooped on Google’s data farm

Welcome to the end of the information superhighway – a ‘data farm’ in the midwest. When Google refused to let artist John Gerrard photograph it, he hired a chopper and decided to beat them at their own game<p>Well, they started it. Google Street View allows people to crawl virtually along your street …

The Arts

Siri joins Cortana in World Cup predictions

Can Apple's assistant match Microsoft's 8-0 winning streak?<p>Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant has successfully predicted eight World Cup results with 100 percent accuracy so far, but just as the games are getting more difficult to pick, she has fresh competition from Apple's Siri. While …

CyanogenMod adds highly desired sideways cursor keys, puts them in the system navigation bar

Android is a highly customizable operating system, and one of the first things that many users try out is an alternative keyboard. Some popular options like Swype, Swiftkey X and, the now popular on Android Wear, Minuum have millions of installs, but all of the keyboards have one major …

Visual Design

Decline of music downloads continues as on-demand streaming audio up 50 percent

Apple’s presumed plans for an on-demand music service as part of its Beats acquisition is looking increasingly well-timed as Nielsen data shows that U.S. on-demand music consumption climbed 50.1 percent year-on-year, while music downloads fell by 12 percent in the same timeframe.<p>“With On-Demand …

Facebook builds on its suggested events feature to introduce 'Events for You'

Facebook rolled out suggested events way back in 2011, and now it is finally beefing up its event discovery role with a redesign that introduces ‘Events for You’ (as first spotted by TechCrunch).<p>The redesign is still in testing with some users right now — for example, I am still on the old design …

HummingBoard is a Raspberry Pi rival that lets you swap out its processor

You'd think the world of hobbyist mini computers would be full, considering that you've got a choice of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone and even Intel's NUC. That hasn't deterred SolidRun, which is releasing the HummingBoard as a more powerful alternative to the Raspberry Pi. Built on the same …