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Rumor Roundup: Is the Next Google Glass Not for You? RIP iPad mini?


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:

Google Glass Prototype
  • Will the Next Version of Google Glass Be Unavailable to the Regular Consumers?
    So, this time, its failure to be a hit with consumers will be on purpose! [Android Headlines]

  • Is Facebook Working on a Virtual Assistant?
    Called "Moneypenny," it will help you make purchases of physical goods — just like Moneypenny from the James Bond movies! Remember this classic scene in Never Say Never:
    "Cor, James, I'm runnin' to the market, luv. What's the name of that denture adhesive you wanted me to pick up for you?"
    "Bond. Sea-Bond. Thanksh."
    [Phone Arena]

RIP iPad mini
  • Is the Next iPad Mini Going to Be the Last iPad Mini?
    It just makes sense, since no one likes convenient, portable electronics. [Apple Insider]

  • Has Windows 10 Attained RTM Status?
    BTW*, RTM means "Release to Manufacturing," FSA**.

    *By the Way
    **For Sake of Abbreviation
    [Maximum PC]

Trading Places
  • Will Dan Aykroyd Have a Cameo in the New Ghostbusters Movie?
    If someone asks you... if you want to cameo in a reboot of your most popular film... you say yes! [Blasrt]

  • Will Arkham Knight for PC Be Off Store Shelves Until the Fall?
    It's not the timeline you deserve, but the one WB needs. [Attack of the Fanboy]

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