1st April 2010 is a bit slow compared to the previous years. It’s mostly due to users being more aware of what is actually going on and to top it off some sites are using this opportunity for marketting purposes as well.
Here is a short compilation of April Fool’s day pranks from around the web. The list will be updated during the day.
For all the Google Pranks visit the official Google blog.
- Google Jail
- Google Wave Notification
- Google Voice Search for animals.
- Google Translate for Animals Uk
- Youtube Text Mode
- Google Japan
- Google Maps OCCA
- Google Chrome
TechCrunch has an amazing compilation of pranks as well. You can view them from this page.
Here are some of the featured pranks from TechCrunch.
Google To Go Nuclear
Google has acquired a company that has created a new process for highly efficient isotope separation, we’ve confirmed from multiple sources. The primary use of this technology, say experts we’ve spoken with, is uranium enrichment.
Survey Finds Rollerblading Is Manliest Sport
A survey was recently conducted by sports marketing firm, Ritch & Dobrinsky, to find out which sport women find to be the manliest. The
firm surveyed 683 women from 36 states. The following is a breakdown of the 2009 data they retrieved.
Apple drops Mac in favour of booming ‘iPlatform’
Almost 34 years to the day since Apple was formed by the two Steves in Cupertino, and around three years since the company dropped the word “Computer” from its name, Apple has made the astonishing announcement that it is discontinuing it’s Mac business, following the success of the iPad.
Want to delete a file? Don’t bother hunting around for it. Just say the file’s name out loud and Easy Voice Delete will delete it instantly. What could be easier?
Easy Voice Delete uses your Mac’s microphone and analyzes the audio input to find and instantly delete files with names that sound like the words you say. There’s no need to specify folder names and complicated paths, because Easy Voice Delete scans your hard drive and removes all matching files. You don’t even have to empty the Trash afterwards because the files are deleted directly and permanently.
iCade – iPad Arcade Cabinet
When the iPad was announced, we all crammed into a conference room to watch live and drool over every shiny corner and reflecty icon. After the glow of the initial announcement wore off, many of us came to the conclusion that the iPad was actually pretty useless. “It’s a giant iPhone!” some said. Others exclaimed, “WTF, no Flash!?”. Still, we knew that most Apple fanbots (us included) would have to have one anyway.
I want one of those
Pad-Dock iPhone to Tablet Converter
Fancy an iPad but can’t stretch the budget quite that far? Well why not get yourself a Pad-Dock? It’s a portable dock for your iPhone that magically turns it into an iPad! Well, maybe not magically, but it certainly is clever. Using a touch-screen magnifier, your iPhone screen is enlarged to the exact dimensions of an iPad. Most of the features that the iPad boasts about are on the iPhone anyway, so it only makes good sense to simply enlarge it. And, unlike the iPad, you can actually answer and make calls. Technology, eh?
A pen that remembers everything you write.
Forget the worry of losing the shopping list or the scrap of paper with that vital name or number on it,” read the Artline advertisement. “You can download it all later – as you wrote it, or in the typeface of your choice.”
Ban a user button for everyone. Users can ban anyone except Mods/Admins for upto 30 days. The banning process is anonymous.
Front page is full of fake Wiki Articles.
Special price promotion.
Site layout colored changed to blue from red.
Hack A Day
Making a Mains crossover cable.
Websites Featuring Pranks
- Funny Or Die
- Easy Projects .Net
- Train Signal
- The Independent
- Taka Sub
- The Sun