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This Week's Rumor Roundup: Apple's "iGoggles", Zune Phone, Meat Trains, more

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Feel free to ingest all the rumors you can eat. They're fat-free.
  • Hulu Mobile?
    FINALLY, I can, on the go, get select episodes of someone's favorite shows ... and, of course, thousands of useless clips of those shows, too!
  • Apple to announce "iGoggles"?
    I kid you not. This head-mounted, dual-screen display will reduce the normal eye-strain that comes from staring at an iPod's 4" screen by forcing you to stare, more closely, at two 4" screens.
  • Microsoft's Surface to come in sphere form?
    Just think! In the future, we'll have a way, finally, to represent the way the world really looks. No more using a 2-D map that flattens and distorts land-masses. Dare I suggest a name for such a revolutionary device? How about "globe".
  • Sony Home FINALLY gets a launch date?
    Whoops. Turns out, the rumor was expected to be posted to the Internet today, but it got delayed. Check back next week. Better yet, next month.
  • "Midnight Meat Train" to be direct-to-DVD release?
    Okay, okay, the answer is "No". I just wanted an excuse to mention this movie, winner of my "most unintentionally hilarious movie title" award of 2008.
  • Zune Phone on it's way?
    If THAT'S not laughable enough ... its internal code name is "Pink". Pink?! A far cry from the butch "Longhorn" (Though that name wrote checks that the actual product didn't cash.) So, maybe they're thinking "reverse psychology?" If it's a hit, MS' future secret, internal designations might just be "Code Name: Ponies" or "Project: Cupcakes."
Jeff Somogyi is dealnews' Media Editor. He would totally buy the new MS OS, if it were called "Windows: Unicorn Edition."
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