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EW Exclusive: 'Robot Unicorn Attack' goes heavy metal

There’s a new Robot Unicorn Attack in town, and this time, it’s angry. RUA: Heavy Metal will debut for the iPhone later this month, and instead of RUA‘s ebullient Erasure track, it’s set to “Battlefield,” by Blind Guardian. Check out the exclusive trailer below: READ FULL STORY

'Jersey Shore': Pauly D loses the gel and The Situation gets an App

The Jersey Shore has been on the air long enough for us to be familiar with the GTL routine. But I’m pretty convinced cast member Pauly D needs to update his acronym to GGTL (Gel, Gym, Tan, Laundry). How much product does he use to get his hair to stick up like that? And more importantly, why does he spend so much time and product on this look? I get it. It’s his signature. The Situation’s got his rockin’ abs. JWoww’s got her, umm, boobs. And Pauly D has hair that probably stores secrets just like Gretchen Weiners’.

Knowing DJ Pauly D’s signature style resembles a porcupine, I was pretty surprised when I saw him showing off a natural look for this GQ photo shoot. But what shocked me most was how he looks exponentially better with normal, non-gelified hair! I must admit, part of the new appeal is that little curl in the front, mostly because I think he kind of looks like he belongs in 1961’s West Side Story. Swoon. But in all seriousness (if there is such a thing when discussing Jersey Shore), why would he not sport this style more often? I’m no hair stylist, but this seems to be a big step in the right direction. Not to mention, think about how many bottles of gel he’d save! So please consider this my official PopWatch plea for Pauly D to retire his spiky hair. READ FULL STORY

EW's Must List App: Better Than Ever!

1120-must-listUpgrade! Is there a more beautiful word in the English language? (Don’t answer that.) Because self-improvement is the road to personal nirvana, EW is proud to announce the latest version of our Must List application for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The happy elves in EW’s Digital Workshop have made our already-amazing apps better, faster, and more capable than ever of telling you what’s new and exciting every week of the year. In addition to improving performance, we’ve also added push notifications, so you can choose to receive a message each week letting you know when a new list has been published.

The world of pop culture is big and confusing: Boston bank robbers! Sexy vampires! A shell with shoes on! Our Must List functions as a handy guide, a treasure map to all kinds of entertainment. So fire up your iPod, iPhone, or iPad and update your  Must List application now! The pleasure centers of your brain will thank you.

Haven’t tried our Must List apps yet? What are you waiting for? Download the latest versions for free on iTunes!

EW’s Must List for iPad: Click here

EW’s Must List for iPhone and iPod touch: Click here

Steve Jobs announces new iPods, iTunes Ping, new Apple TV

mac-keynoteSteve Jobs kicked off Apple’s yearly September keynote this afternoon by unveiling an updated iOS and newly redesigned iPods.

“It’s the biggest change in the iPod line ever,” Jobs said. Shuffles are going back to button-based navigation, and it’ll come in five colors, each $49 (for 2GB). The iPod Nano is now a multitouch, which looks like a tiny square iPhone, and will be $149 for 8GB and $179 for 16GB. And the iPod touch? Thinner, sleeker, 3-axis gyro, and yeah, rear and front-facing cameras. The 8GB is $229, 32 is $299, and the 64 is $399. READ FULL STORY

What will Apple unveil at their Sept. 1 event?

ipodsImage Credit: Paul Sakuma/AP ImagesSeptember’s just around the corner, which means it’s time for Apple’s annual “music” presentation, which is usually when the company unveils its upgraded iPods. What else might be getting unveiled this year?

According to All Things D, we can look forward to “a lightweight, Web-based version of the iTunes store. The new version would be designed to sync up easily with the rest of the Internet and make it much easier for customers to share their musical tastes (but not songs) with friends.” According to Reuters, it could be a revived Apple TV. Or maybe it’ll be 99-cent TV rentals.

Okay, PopWatchers, ready your wishlists. What do you want Steve Jobs to announce next week?

iPhone owners bone more than Blackberry and Android users, says study

iphone-4The latest data-dive on OK Cupid says the nicer your photo on their dating site, the more likely you are to be deemed “attractive.” Well, knock me over with a feather (and then take a photo, and then let’s go on a date)! But the more interesting finding? iPhone users have more sex than other smartphone users. Think different, kids. READ FULL STORY

iPhone 4 press conference: Steve Jobs addresses signal strength issue

iphone-g4Apple will be giving all iPhone 4 customers a free case to improve consistent signal strength, Steve Jobs announced today. On the heels of some criticisms about the iPhone 4’s antennae problems — including a smackdown from Consumer Reports — Jobs held a press conference at Apple HQ this afternoon. To kick things off with a cheeky song, they played this funny video: READ FULL STORY

Do you want to read this? Just ask the octopus.

The World Cup is over, but the tournament’s spirit still lingers. Surely you remember hearing about Paul, the psychic octopus who lives in an aquarium in Germany. If not, a quick run-down: Paul successfully predicted how his home country would fare in each game, including Germany’s loss to Spain in the semifinal. (Yeah, the Germans weren’t so happy about that one.) Capitalizing on Paul’s newfound fame, the people over at uTouchLabs released a new iPhone app called “Ask the Octopus.” Yup, for 99 cents you can tap into Paul’s psychic powers. Well, sort of. You input two potential answers, and a cartoon octopus will choose one for you, just like Paul chose each soccer victor. (I’m starting to believe there really is an app for everything.)

Apparently this is what’s been missing all my life. This morning I couldn’t decide between heels and flats. Turns out, I just needed to ask the octopus. And today at lunch I couldn’t decide between a sandwich or quesadilla. Should have asked the octopus. What do you think, PopWatchers? Would you pay for this app? Or is it too ridiculous? And how would you use a psychic octopus in your life?

EW's Must List app: Now for iPhone and iPod touch!

Here at Entertainment Weekly, we have only one goal: to bring happiness and magic into the lives of our readers. We’re like Ricardo Montalban in Fantasy Island — but without the white suit, the accent, and Tattoo. It was that impulse that led us to create our Must List app for the iPad, a weekly interactive rundown of the 10 things we love this week that was heralded as “one of the best apps from a magazine to date.”

And now, we’re even more proud to present our brand-new Must List app for iPhone and iPod touch. It’s the same Must List you know and love, optimized for smaller screens. Each week, we pick the 10 movies, TV shows, books, hit singles, web videos, and more that you NEED to know about, and present them along with streaming video, audio samples, and more, so you can experience them all right in the app!

For instance, this week’s Must List features the new season of Big Brother. You can watch a video introducing all the comely new houseguests, get a virtual tour of the new house from host (and EW blogger) Julie Chen, submit suggestions to the Big Brother Saboteur, and access the latest Big Brother recaps on EW.com. And just like on the iPad version, you can sort picks by category and save your favorites to your own personalized Must List.

With EW’s app on your iPhone, you hold the entire world of pop culture in your hand. So what are you waiting for? Download it on iTunes right now!

'Mad Men' actress joins 'Cowboys and Aliens,' Disney announces iPad app


  • Mad Men actress Abigail Spencer, a.k.a. Don Draper‘s mistress, is the latest to join the cast of Jon Favreau’s sci-fi flick Cowboys and Aliens as a prostitute who romanced Daniel Craig‘s character. Okay, Spencer is one Alexander Skarsgard love scene away from making PopWatch HQ officially hate her. (Translation: Want to be her.) [THR]
  • Poor unfortunate souls for those who don’t have Apple’s latest gadget: Disney has announced it is releasing a movies app for the iPad. [THR]

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