Rumor Roundup: Giant iPads? Captain Kirk? And more!


When the Internet runs out of news, it starts making things up. We think this is funny, so we round up all the lies and speculation and put them here. We call it the "Rumor Roundup" and we do it all for you! This week:

Apple iPad Drive-In
  • Will Apple's iPad Pro Have A 12.9" Screen?
    Pants aren't one-size-fits-all, so why should your tablet be? Let's have everything from 1" up to 70". (The 1" for babies and the 70" for the vision impaired.) [Apple Insider]

  • Is Facebook Going To Cost $2.99 A Month?
    You know you'd pay it. Oh, you'll say you won't. You'll complain online about it ... but after about two days without knowing what your friends' babies are up to, or what the latest Onion headlines are, you'll pay ... you'll pay. [InvestorPlace]

  • Is Netflix Ending DVD Delivery?
    I have no joke for this, but I just wanted to remind you all that Netflix once tried to spin off their DVD side of the business into something called Qwikster. Qwikster. [SlashGear]

  • Does The Sixth Game Of Thrones Book Have A Release Date?
    When asked about the book, titled "The Winds Of Winter", author Martin said, "There's no hard release date set, yet, but have no worries! Winter ... will soon be here! Crap, I should have said 'is coming'! Can I do that again? No. Darn." [AirHerald]

Captain James T Kirk
  • Is William Shatner Making A Cameo In The Next Star Trek Film?
    I'm ... not sure that ... this. Would. Be. TheBestThing ... for the franchise .... Spock. [HitFix]

  • Will The Apple Watch Have 4GB Of Storage?
    How many gigabytes does time take up? #ZenQuestionOfTheDay [Technology Tell]

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