Apple may be getting ready to launch the next big thing. No, literally, rumor has it, they’re about to release an iPad that is several inches bigger than the current iPads. Bloomberg News has spoken to “people with knowledge of the matter” and is reporting that “the new iPad will have a screen measuring 12.9 inches diagonally,” compared to the 9.7 inch display of the standard sized iPads. Who needs new, innovative products when you can just re-release old ones at a slightly larger size? The larger iPads are expected to be available sometime in “early 2015” ... Discuss

Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell is making the jump to TV. According to Variety, Fox has purchased the pilot to a Gladwell-written medical thriller called The Cure about “a young, impulsive African-American neurologist” who is fighting to prevent the spread of a dangerous disease. It’s a big move for the network. As Deadline notes, “This is a rare broadcast drama created with a black protagonist at the center” ... Discuss

Primetime audiences may not have seen the last of the Tanner family. TV Guide is reporting that John Stamos—who famously played Uncle Jesse in the series—is “leading the charge” on a new series that would feature much of the original TGIF cast. Bob Saget (Danny), Dave Coulier (Joey), Candace Cameron Bure (D.J.), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie) and Andrea Barber (Kimmy) are all said to be involved.

The Olsen twins don't seem to be interested, so the fate of little Michelle would be a question that would presumably be cleared up in the pilot for this new version of the family sitcom, which evidently still pulls in big ratings in syndication. Details about storylines and characters are unclear, but if they don’t bring back the theme song, we can almost guarantee the project will be a massive failure. Shoo-bit-a-ba-ba-bow ... Discuss

The latest round of violence in Gaza has come to an end after weeks of on-going fighting, airstrikes and rocket attacks. At least 2,100 Palestinians, a majority civilians, were killed in the fighting. In the Israeli military, 64 soldiers were killed, and six Israeli civilians died from rocket attacks.

The open-ended ceasefire, which was brokered by officials in Egypt, went into effect last night, and so far, it has stopped the violence that has raged in the region for the last seven weeks. Despite Hamas leaders claiming victory, the conditions of the ceasefire do not appear to contain any significant changes to pre-war status. From The Guardian: “But the terms of the deal … appeared to be almost identical to those agreed at the end of the previous war 21 months ago. Israel will open crossings on its border to allow humanitarian aid and construction materials to enter Gaza, and will extend the permitted fishing zone to six miles off the coast of Gaza” ... Discuss

Way back in the halcyon days of 2010, Community's Donald Glover casually mentioned that he'd like to play Spider-Man. Well, who wouldn't? Glover's offer had a little extra weight as Marvel had just introduced Miles Morales, a half-black, half-Latino teenager who takes the mantle of Spider-Man after Peter Parker dies in Marvel's line of Ultimate comics. The Internet got behind Glover quickly and #DonaldGlover4SpiderMan started trending. Well, it's taken a few years and a lot of racist tweets, but Glover is finally getting a small turn at bat: Voicing Spider-Man in an upcoming arc of DisneyXD's The Ultimate Spider-Man series. Cool. Cool, cool, cool ... Discuss