Rumor Roundup: iPad 5 and the Next Nexus 7

Jon R is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks about the next generation Google Nexus 7 and how we might see it sooner than we think, the recent iPad 5 back panel leaks that closely resembles the iPad mini, what Nokia will likely be showing at this year’s Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, and a possible new paid service from YouTube. All this and more on Rumor Roundup!

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...