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Rumor Roundup: U2 Pre-Loaded on New iPhones? Why Not?!

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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:

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  • Is U2's New Album Going to Be Pre-Installed on the New iPhones?
    A Joshua free album, huh? I guess U2 lives where the streets have no shame, eh?! Lemons! (Because that song is just a terrible joke in and of itself, no embellishment required.) [Apple Insider]

  • Is WhatsApp Adding Voice Calling to Their Texting App?
    If you are using your phone to talk to people, live, then you're using it wrong. (Seriously, though, who doesn't say, "Ugh, who's calling me?!" whenever your phone rings?) [Softonic]

  • Is LEGO Making Tie-In "Jurassic World" LEGO Sets?
    That will mean that Chris Pratt will be a LEGO minifig three-times over! (The other two being from sets for "The Guardians of the Galaxy" and, of course, the "Everwood" playsets they made, back in the early '00s.) [Attack of the Fanboy]

  • Is Google Announcing a Line of Cheap Phones This Month?
    These Android One — or "A1" — phones will be using a stock OS. Wait ... stock? A1? Holy cow, these things are made from beef! (Fact.) [Fierce Wireless]

  • Is the Live-Action "The Tick" Show Coming Back?
    Destiny's powerful hand has made the bed of our future, and it's up to us to lie in it! And you don't fight destiny. No sir. And, you don't eat crackers in the bed of your future, or you get all ... scratchy. SPOON! [ScienceFiction.com]

  • Is the Next Nintendo 3DS Codenamed "Snake?"
    A clear homage to "Solid Snake" who, as you know, sheds his skin and can dislocate his jaw to eat whole mice. Which is why it's perfect for a video game console, because .... [Always Nintendo]


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Greg the Gruesome
>Lemons! (Because that song is just a terrible joke
>in and of itself, no embelishment [sic] required.)

     YOUR OPINION IS BAD

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AND YOU SHOULD FEEL BAD
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