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Rumors: Is Samsung Working on a Flexible Smartphone?

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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 this the "Rumor Roundup" and we do it all for you! This week:


iTunes Screenshot
  • Is a Major Update to iTunes Coming on Monday?
    Ostensibly, the update will kill off music downloads. But as long as they keep making it look less like a spreadsheet, I don't care what they change about iTunes. (Seriously, did Apple use up all its design talent on the iPhone?!) [TechnoBuffalo]

  • Has Nintendo Postponed Its New NX Console Because It Wants to Add a VR Helmet?
    Turns out that Virtual Reality headsets are a headache to both the players and the developers. [Gamerzon]


Alien Covenant
  • Will Ellen Ripley's Mom Be the Star of Alien: Covenant?
    That's why, if you listen closely to the infamous dinner scene in Alien, you can hear Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley say, "This is just like that thing that happened to my mom that one time!" It's hard to hear over John Hurt's screaming, but it's there. [io9]

  • Will Characters From The Goonies Appear in the LEGO Dimensions Sequel?
    The part with the octopus will be really scary! [Destructoid]


Flexible Smartphone
  • Will Samsung Release a Bendable Smartphones Next Year?
    Called "The Armstrong," it bends, stretches, and even ties in knots, but always returns to its original shape! How's it do that?! [Yahoo!]

  • Are the Hinges for a New MacBook Pro Already Being Manufactured?
    Divide by two, and we'll know how many MacBooks they're expecting to make! That's just math! Also, this was a news story about hinges. Only in 2016! [Apple Insider]
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Greg the Gruesome
I don't remember "Jam On Revenge", but "Jam On It" by Newcleus was/is... whatever the '80s slang for "phat" was:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Y8O2x3HAg8
#oldschool
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