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The Apple rumor mill is churning like crazy once again amid gossip and speculation that the brand's new iPhone 5S may be released September 20.

The next iPhone's release date, gold and graphite phones, and a "revolutionary" patent that could replace hinges (seriously) are all unconfirmed.

Still, why let that stop us from excitedly guessing? The latest Apple rumors:

  • The iPhone 5S will be released three weeks from Friday, September 20.
  • The iPhone 5C, a new, cheaper and more colorful plastic-cased handset, will also be released, a report in Japan's Nikkei indicates.
  • Apple is to announce the devices September 10, according to speculation, and the products' release 10 days later is standard iPhone procedure.

Elsewhere in iPhone land...

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Nothing is supposed to show up on your Facebook Wall unless it's posted by you or your friends, but it can happen, as Khalil Shreateh just proved.

By posting on Mark Zuckerberg's wall.

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Page Hacked

Shreateh, a security researcher from Palestine, first reported the bug to Facebook, which pays people to report such things rather than sell them on the black market.

But, instead of fixing the bug and paying the researcher the $500+ fee, Facebook told him "this was not a bug," according to an email that Shreateh shared.

When he tried a second time to warn the company and was rebuffed, Shreateh posted on the Wall of Sarah Goodin - a friend of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg.

That got their attention REALLY fast.

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Because regular web searches aren't sexy enough, a new extension of Google's web browser Chrome turns every single image on the web into a Ryan Gosling photo.

The plugin's name? Hey Girl.

The tool changes LITERALLY every image on any page to Ryan Gosling photos.

Your mom's weird ass Facebook pics?

Depressing CNN news dispatches?

Miley Cyrus Twerking?


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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, unveiled yesterday, is a concept designed to transport people at up to 800 miles per hour - and at a lower cost than bullet trains.

The billionaire inventor proposed the official concept Monday after teasing the idea of the magnetically propelled, pod-based system for more than a year.

The idea is that pods travel within low-pressure tubes that are nearly airless, hovering on a cushion of air, floating above thin skis of a custom metal alloy.

Air sucked in from an intake in front of the pod would be compressed and ejected beneath to levitate it above the metal sleeve of the device's tube.

Electromagnets would then zap the craft forward at high speeds.

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YouTube's Geek Week is already providing quite a bit of entertainment, both amusing and incredible.

Yesterday we had the Breaking Bad musical which was most certainly entertaining and today it's a functioning Wall-E Robot that is mindblowingly awesome.

The video is a little long (seven-ish minutes) but it is quite worth it. Check it out below!

Cool right? The expressive eyes, the details on the body... the fact they took a CGI rendered character and found a way to build him in real life, from scratch? That is some amazing stuff right there.

Who would have imagine there was a "Wall-E Builders Club"? Not I.

Plus, who else now totally wants a Death Star Orange t-shirt?

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A Long Island couple was visited by six men from a joint terrorism task force after Googling pressure cookers and backpacks, according to a new report.

How'd the government know what they were Googling - and so fast?

The Suffolk County Police Department released a statement:

"Intelligence Detectives received a tip from a Bay Shore based computer company regarding suspicious computer searches conducted by a recently released employee."

"The computer searches took place on this employee’s workplace computer. On that computer, the employee searched the terms 'pressure cooker bombs' and 'backpacks.'"

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Lady Gaga is continuing to push the envelope in anticipation of her forthcoming ARTPOP album release, and that involves a whole lot of Lady Gaga nude.

Not that we're surprised, or that her legion of Little Monsters is complaining.

In her latest effort, Lady Gaga poses nude on computer equipment ... obviously. Check her out in black booties, futuristic glasses, whiskers and a brown wig:

Lady Gaga Nude Photograph

Mother Monster captioned the photo on her official site "TechHaus."

What that means, who can really say at this point.

All we know is that with a new single dropping and her performing at the VMAs in August, and ARTPOP coming in November, Gaga is back in the Haus of THG.

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In news that should come as a shock to absolutely no one, Google Glass has been used to make porn.

Starring James Deen, who you can also see with Lindsay Lohan in the non-porno The Canyons trailer, and Andy San Dimas, the short film showcases just exactly what Google Glass can do. 

Google Glass Adult Film Photo

Despite Google's assertions that there will be no adult content - porn, nudity, or even language - there is no stopping users from using the device to record and upload their own content.

That is exactly what MiKandi, an online adult app developer, did. 

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Not surprisingly, Rihanna has topped the list of the Top 50 Most Influential Celebrities on the Web, a study put together by Zimbio determined.

Chart of Influence

In order to be considered, a celebs has to be active on both Twitter and Facebook, be primarily famous in the U.S., and have an individual account.

In other words, no bands, and no brands.

Given Rihanna's Twitter, Facebook and Instagram presence, it's no surprise that she edged Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears for the crown.

Google+ and YouTube accounts, as well as scores on Klout, were also used to determine which famous figures have the most dominant digital footprints.

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I'm still waiting on my acceptance letter to Hogwarts, and I'm no doubt not alone. Thankfully though, as we wait for the owl post, we can get a glimpse of what we can expect to see when there. 

Google Maps has given Harry Potter fans a way to experience Diagon Alley, if not in person at least through their Street View option. 

Google Maps Street View Ollivander's

Want to see Ollivanders Wand Shop? Done.

Click through to see where else you can visit in the Warner Bros. set.

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