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Top 2015 April Fools' Day tech pranks about the site

Posted by Jerry Hannan Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Top 2015 April Fools' Day tech pranks about the site

T-Mobile's Pets Un-leashed


T-Mobile's Un-carrier affairs accept accepted with consumers who animosity long, bounden contracts, but why should our pets be larboard out? Family affairs are little added than scams unless you accommodate every affiliate -- such as your cat, dog or iguana -- and so T-Mobile affairs to antidote this botheration through Pets Un-leashed. Top gadgets reviews online add them and your pets can accept a good timethe Un-carrier 4G arrangement as able-bodied as new apps appear by the company, including Fetch Freedom, FitPet and Snapcat.

Google Panda


In Japan, Google appear a artefact "which is so brilliant, you can ask it annihilation -- but so cute, you're activity to demand to hug it." Google Panda -- the end of look as we apperceive it. The adaptable caressible toy is not alone acceptable for kids, but is engineered with abreast voice-enabled look functions and is shockproof.

iFaxit

IFixit is a acclaimed aggregation which publishes adjustment and breakability guides for today's avant-garde adaptable devices. While these guides are accessible for chargeless online, it's alone accepted faculty to accessible up advice channels in every way accessible -- such as alms an on-demand adjustment adviser commitment account through the apprehensive fax machine. 


With alone a bang of a button, iFaxit can be acclimated to accelerate adjustment guides anywhere.. as continued as the destination still uses this technology, rather than aloof the Internet. iFixit says:

"Break your iPhone? With the Magic of the Internet, you can accept the best abreast adjustment affidavit beatific anon from our servers to your fax machine top gadgets reviews online. Aloof fax, fix, and fuhgeddaboudit. Car bankrupt bottomward on the ancillary of the road? No problem. If we can fax it, you can fix it!"

Google's Pac-Man

One of abounding Google pranks this April Fool's Day, the tech behemoth has already afresh tweaked Google Maps. This year we are not seeing Pokémon, however, instead you can coursing bottomward Pac-Man and comedy the accepted arcade bold in altered destinations. 


Playable on both desktop and mobile, Google offers clues to acquisition Pac-Man pins in Maps, or you can bang the Pac-Man figure in the basal larboard to play. You ascendancy Pac-Man as he eats his way through burghal streets through arrow keys or swipes on your adaptable device. If actuality inflicted with selfie sticks isn't annoying enough, one aggregation has absitively to booty things a footfall added and actualize the selfie shoes. Developed by Miz Mooz for April Fool's Day, the shoes -- accessible to pre-order -- accommodate a advancing base for your smartphone. Artlessly lift your leg, affectation and booty the shot.

Google in reverse


An absorbing accomplishment in itself, one of Google's 2015 pranks is the abounding changeabout of the accepted look engine top gadgets reviews online. Head over to https://com.google/ -- artlessly -- and accomplish a look concern to see aggregate from texts to images in reverse.

Samsung's Galaxy BLADE Edge


Mobile accessories are accretion in functionality as time wears on, and we now can use smartphones and tablets to affix up and adviser our homes, aegis systems and alike bloom through wearables. However, Samsung wants to booty things one footfall added through the addition of the Galaxy BLADE Edge. A accompaniment apparatus to the South Korean firm's Galaxy smartphone and book range, the BLADE Edge helps you allotment and dice in the kitchen, accretion your chopping acceleration by up to 50 percent. Slot in your smartphone and sensors will assay your grip, ability and backbone to accomplish affable added efficient. The acute knife, fabricated of bowl and design components, additionally uses KNOX aegis and biometrics to almanac your banner -- and a finger-detection apparatus will force the brand to abjure if you appear abutting to acid yourself.

Google's Smartbox by Inbox


Google's Smartbox by Inbox, currently actuality activated in the field, is a way to accomplish your acceptable mailbox smarter. Google has developed a mailbox which not alone connects up to the Android operating system, but notifies you aback mail arrives and includes a accessible 'spam filter' which detects clutter mail deliveries -- and shocks the duke aggravating to abode clutter in your mailbox. The accessory additionally comes with a accessible temperature regulator to accumulate aggregate balmy and balmy in winter.

MS-DOS Mobile


Launched by Windows Mobile, MS-DOS Adaptable is an app which takes us aback to a time area accretion was simple -- acknowledgment to Microsoft's "simplest OS yet." Download it and accelerate your smartphone aback to the bean age -- after accident productivity.

Google's ChromeSelfie


Google's ChromeSelfie is a new button in Chrome adaptable which, admitting actuality a joke, is absolutely absolutely a air-conditioned concept. Aback clicked as you appearance a website, you can booty a selfie in acknowledgment to a page top gadgets reviews online. The ChromeSelfie affection splits your awning into webpage and camera to accomplish abiding you booty the absolute shot.

Google's dial-up approach for Fiber


While anybody may demand the accomplished broadband speeds possible, Google understands that sometimes we artlessly charge time to accomplishment off affairs and circadian tasks. Mindful of this need, the tech behemothic has alien dial-up approach for Google Fiber. By alive with 56k advisers and engineers, the aggregation has been able to "reduce Cilia speeds up to 376 times by denial photons from the cilia strands." Activate this affection and you'll accept affluence of time to airing the dog, amount the dishwasher or meditate while your folio loads.

#DomiNoDriver


On April 1, pizza abutting Dominos appear the barrage of the driverless commitment vehicle. Jumping on the aback of Google's self-driving cars, the aggregation says that the "Domi-No-Driver" will use onboard sensors to ascertain and cross about obstacles to acquisition the best able avenue to athirst customers. The account to consumers? As a disciplinarian is no best needed, the agent can backpack up to four times as abounding pizzas.

Airbags for smartphone users


Most of us accept accomplished the affliction of addition walking forth with eyes alert to their smartphone, alone for them to bang into you on the sidewalk. Well, automaker Volvo has a band-aid -- an airbag beggared to smartphone user chests which inflates on impact.

Amazon goes retro


Customers visiting e-commerce website Amazon today ability end up accomplishing a acknowledgment -- as the abutting has gone awakening in account of April Fool's Day.

Uber's Car Shop


Not to be larboard abaft this April Fool's Day, Uber has alien the Car Shop. After application Uber's app to defended your ride, you can flick through the in-car archive which contains "items you cannot get anywhere else." For this we should be thankful top gadgets reviews online, as items accommodate in-car conditioning systems, adorned seatbelt covers and a smartphone charger which works by abutting to your braces.

HTC's acute socks


Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has contributed to this year's April Fool's Day through RE Sok, acute socks which acquaint you of admission letters and accommodate GPS trackers so you'll never mislay one -- or both. Aback they activate to abrasion out, the socks' sensors apprehension and acquaint you they are advancing abutting to the time of replacement.

The Brain Eraser


Had a bad day at assignment or messed up a aboriginal date? Fear not. Genie Gadget's Brain Eraser, accessible for £49.95, will clean those memories away.

A artefact developed by the Unstantanople University, you artlessly advance the biological optic pads to your temples and a software scanner will apprehend and archive your memories. Select those you ambition to delete, abundance them abroad or "reinstall" your recollections on a after date.. if you wish.

Steam, powered by.. steam
Available for alone $399,99, ThinkGeek's Steam-Powered Gaming Cabinet joins the avant-garde Steam gaming belvedere which acceptable power. Application a "patent-pending miniature boiler mechanism," the gaming animate produces abundant electricity to comedy your admired Steam games. All you charge to do is accumulate an eye on the boiler burden and occasionally stoke the fire.

Reddit, Android and iOS


Simple but comical, admins of the accepted Reddit appointment absitively to comedy a antic on their users by switching the r/android and r/apple designs.

Nokia's Cat tracking



Cats are awfully absolute pets to keep, but if castigation vanishes for canicule at a time, Nokia has a solution. HERE Kitty, based on the firm's mapping technology, is a GPS collar adapter which links to your smartphone. Tap into the app and you can analysis out the "moggie-map" advantage to clue your cat's whereabouts.

Top 2015 April Fools' Day tech pranks about the site

T-Mobile's Pets Un-leashed


T-Mobile's Un-carrier affairs accept accepted with consumers who animosity long, bounden contracts, but why should our pets be larboard out? Family affairs are little added than scams unless you accommodate every affiliate -- such as your cat, dog or iguana -- and so T-Mobile affairs to antidote this botheration through Pets Un-leashed. Top gadgets reviews online add them and your pets can accept a good timethe Un-carrier 4G arrangement as able-bodied as new apps appear by the company, including Fetch Freedom, FitPet and Snapcat.

Google Panda


In Japan, Google appear a artefact "which is so brilliant, you can ask it annihilation -- but so cute, you're activity to demand to hug it." Google Panda -- the end of look as we apperceive it. The adaptable caressible toy is not alone acceptable for kids, but is engineered with abreast voice-enabled look functions and is shockproof.

iFaxit

IFixit is a acclaimed aggregation which publishes adjustment and breakability guides for today's avant-garde adaptable devices. While these guides are accessible for chargeless online, it's alone accepted faculty to accessible up advice channels in every way accessible -- such as alms an on-demand adjustment adviser commitment account through the apprehensive fax machine. 


With alone a bang of a button, iFaxit can be acclimated to accelerate adjustment guides anywhere.. as continued as the destination still uses this technology, rather than aloof the Internet. iFixit says:

"Break your iPhone? With the Magic of the Internet, you can accept the best abreast adjustment affidavit beatific anon from our servers to your fax machine top gadgets reviews online. Aloof fax, fix, and fuhgeddaboudit. Car bankrupt bottomward on the ancillary of the road? No problem. If we can fax it, you can fix it!"

Google's Pac-Man

One of abounding Google pranks this April Fool's Day, the tech behemoth has already afresh tweaked Google Maps. This year we are not seeing Pokémon, however, instead you can coursing bottomward Pac-Man and comedy the accepted arcade bold in altered destinations. 


Playable on both desktop and mobile, Google offers clues to acquisition Pac-Man pins in Maps, or you can bang the Pac-Man figure in the basal larboard to play. You ascendancy Pac-Man as he eats his way through burghal streets through arrow keys or swipes on your adaptable device. If actuality inflicted with selfie sticks isn't annoying enough, one aggregation has absitively to booty things a footfall added and actualize the selfie shoes. Developed by Miz Mooz for April Fool's Day, the shoes -- accessible to pre-order -- accommodate a advancing base for your smartphone. Artlessly lift your leg, affectation and booty the shot.

Google in reverse


An absorbing accomplishment in itself, one of Google's 2015 pranks is the abounding changeabout of the accepted look engine top gadgets reviews online. Head over to https://com.google/ -- artlessly -- and accomplish a look concern to see aggregate from texts to images in reverse.

Samsung's Galaxy BLADE Edge


Mobile accessories are accretion in functionality as time wears on, and we now can use smartphones and tablets to affix up and adviser our homes, aegis systems and alike bloom through wearables. However, Samsung wants to booty things one footfall added through the addition of the Galaxy BLADE Edge. A accompaniment apparatus to the South Korean firm's Galaxy smartphone and book range, the BLADE Edge helps you allotment and dice in the kitchen, accretion your chopping acceleration by up to 50 percent. Slot in your smartphone and sensors will assay your grip, ability and backbone to accomplish affable added efficient. The acute knife, fabricated of bowl and design components, additionally uses KNOX aegis and biometrics to almanac your banner -- and a finger-detection apparatus will force the brand to abjure if you appear abutting to acid yourself.

Google's Smartbox by Inbox


Google's Smartbox by Inbox, currently actuality activated in the field, is a way to accomplish your acceptable mailbox smarter. Google has developed a mailbox which not alone connects up to the Android operating system, but notifies you aback mail arrives and includes a accessible 'spam filter' which detects clutter mail deliveries -- and shocks the duke aggravating to abode clutter in your mailbox. The accessory additionally comes with a accessible temperature regulator to accumulate aggregate balmy and balmy in winter.

MS-DOS Mobile


Launched by Windows Mobile, MS-DOS Adaptable is an app which takes us aback to a time area accretion was simple -- acknowledgment to Microsoft's "simplest OS yet." Download it and accelerate your smartphone aback to the bean age -- after accident productivity.

Google's ChromeSelfie


Google's ChromeSelfie is a new button in Chrome adaptable which, admitting actuality a joke, is absolutely absolutely a air-conditioned concept. Aback clicked as you appearance a website, you can booty a selfie in acknowledgment to a page top gadgets reviews online. The ChromeSelfie affection splits your awning into webpage and camera to accomplish abiding you booty the absolute shot.

Google's dial-up approach for Fiber


While anybody may demand the accomplished broadband speeds possible, Google understands that sometimes we artlessly charge time to accomplishment off affairs and circadian tasks. Mindful of this need, the tech behemothic has alien dial-up approach for Google Fiber. By alive with 56k advisers and engineers, the aggregation has been able to "reduce Cilia speeds up to 376 times by denial photons from the cilia strands." Activate this affection and you'll accept affluence of time to airing the dog, amount the dishwasher or meditate while your folio loads.

#DomiNoDriver


On April 1, pizza abutting Dominos appear the barrage of the driverless commitment vehicle. Jumping on the aback of Google's self-driving cars, the aggregation says that the "Domi-No-Driver" will use onboard sensors to ascertain and cross about obstacles to acquisition the best able avenue to athirst customers. The account to consumers? As a disciplinarian is no best needed, the agent can backpack up to four times as abounding pizzas.

Airbags for smartphone users


Most of us accept accomplished the affliction of addition walking forth with eyes alert to their smartphone, alone for them to bang into you on the sidewalk. Well, automaker Volvo has a band-aid -- an airbag beggared to smartphone user chests which inflates on impact.

Amazon goes retro


Customers visiting e-commerce website Amazon today ability end up accomplishing a acknowledgment -- as the abutting has gone awakening in account of April Fool's Day.

Uber's Car Shop


Not to be larboard abaft this April Fool's Day, Uber has alien the Car Shop. After application Uber's app to defended your ride, you can flick through the in-car archive which contains "items you cannot get anywhere else." For this we should be thankful top gadgets reviews online, as items accommodate in-car conditioning systems, adorned seatbelt covers and a smartphone charger which works by abutting to your braces.

HTC's acute socks


Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has contributed to this year's April Fool's Day through RE Sok, acute socks which acquaint you of admission letters and accommodate GPS trackers so you'll never mislay one -- or both. Aback they activate to abrasion out, the socks' sensors apprehension and acquaint you they are advancing abutting to the time of replacement.

The Brain Eraser


Had a bad day at assignment or messed up a aboriginal date? Fear not. Genie Gadget's Brain Eraser, accessible for £49.95, will clean those memories away.

A artefact developed by the Unstantanople University, you artlessly advance the biological optic pads to your temples and a software scanner will apprehend and archive your memories. Select those you ambition to delete, abundance them abroad or "reinstall" your recollections on a after date.. if you wish.

Steam, powered by.. steam
Available for alone $399,99, ThinkGeek's Steam-Powered Gaming Cabinet joins the avant-garde Steam gaming belvedere which acceptable power. Application a "patent-pending miniature boiler mechanism," the gaming animate produces abundant electricity to comedy your admired Steam games. All you charge to do is accumulate an eye on the boiler burden and occasionally stoke the fire.

Reddit, Android and iOS


Simple but comical, admins of the accepted Reddit appointment absitively to comedy a antic on their users by switching the r/android and r/apple designs.

Nokia's Cat tracking



Cats are awfully absolute pets to keep, but if castigation vanishes for canicule at a time, Nokia has a solution. HERE Kitty, based on the firm's mapping technology, is a GPS collar adapter which links to your smartphone. Tap into the app and you can analysis out the "moggie-map" advantage to clue your cat's whereabouts.

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