If you like to be in the know about the world of entertainment and all the latest gossip on celebrities, the following apps will ensure you never miss a triumph or a scandal.Apple apps Entertainment Weekly ($4.99 per issue, or subscribe)* — Entertainment Weekly magazine follows the world of entertainment, including film, TV, games and books. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100) US Weekly Magazine ($4.99 per issue, or subscribe) (iPad only)* — US Weekly closely watches the world of entertainment and celebrity, and features great photos. (Score: 97/100) TMZ (Free)* — TMZ reports all the latest entertainment news and gossip, and has an army of reporters and photographers hunting for the next big story or scandal. (Score: 96/100) Gossip Junkie (99 cents) — Gossip Junkie gathers all the latest celebrity gossip stories from entertainment sites and blogs, and delivers them in one simple interface. (Score: 88/100) People Magazine ($9.99 per month, or subscribe annually) — The digital version of People magazine features extras, including breaking entertainment news and celebrity recipes. (Score: 87/100)Android apps IMDb (Free)* — This extraordinary resource has all the latest news, plus an enormous, deep catalog of information about films, actors, TV shows and movies. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100) E! Online (Free)* — E! closely follows all the happenings in entertainment: news, gossip, fashion, and breakups and hookups — all the buzzworthy news. (Score: 92/100) E! Latino (Free)* — E! Latino features all the same great stories on entertainment and pop culture found on E! in translation for those who prefer to read them in Spanish. (Score: 94/100) MTV News (Free)* — MTV continues to dominate music culture for the under-20 crowd. Find all the latest news, photos and videos for MTV’s favorite artists in this app. (Score: 90/100) Urban Gossip FREE (Free)* — This app gathers all the hottest news and updates for urban artists from a variety of entertainment news sources. (Score: 90/100) *Available on Apple and Android
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