Rumor Roundup: Will Apple Augment Reality? 'Need for Speed' Reboot?


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 Maps Directions
  • Is Apple Looking to Bring Their Maps to the Web?
    They've been trying for years to get to the web, but they've been getting their directions from Apple Maps and keep ending up in a lake. [Techno Buffalo]

  • There Won't Be a New Nexus Tablet, But There Will Be Two New Nexus Phones?
    Glue the two new phones side-by-side. Done. Solved. Next? [Inquisitr]

24 Mountain Lion
  • Is Fox Bringing Back "24" Without Jack Bauer?
    If we had to choose another character from the series that should step up and become the focus then, hands-down, we'd vote for The Mountain Lion from Day 2. [Digital Trends]

  • Is a "Need for Speed" Reboot in the Works?
    Really hoping it's called "Need for Speed: Needier for Speedier". [Geek Snack]

Apple Glasses
  • Did Apple Just Purchase an Augmented Reality Company?
    Well I think that Apple augments my reality enough, as it is! [MacRumors]

  • Is Apple Working on its Own YouTube?
    But can they find a way to authentically replicate the hate-filled comments section?! [VentureBeat]

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