April Fools Day is upon us once again. What weird ideas are out on the web this year?
Google always puts a lot of effort into their April Fools gags, so we’ll start there.
Google Gnome is Google Home for your yard.
Haptic Helpers – VR feedback enhances your immersion
Chromebook accessories like a selfie stick, Cardboard, and an armband.
Ms. PAC-Maps. (Ms. Pac-man in Google Maps now until April 4th.)
Google Japan introduced a bubblewrap version of the Japanese keyboard.
Google Cloud expands to mars since obviously a Google data center will be required to colonize Mars.
Google Wind puts the weather in Google’s control in the Netherlands.
Google Now and Google Play for pets.
Amazon had a similar joke with the Amazon Echo for pets: Petlexa.
Adobe Acrobat DC on mobile introduces filters so you can add some flair to your documents.
NVIDIA introduces GTX G-ASSIST. NVIDIA AI will take over playing for you if you need to take a break.
Stack Overflow introduces Dance Dance authentication.
Hulu launches Hu. The way to watch your favorites shows in 8 seconds.
Logitech introduces the human trackball.
Vortex Optics introduces the Bullet-Cam
Reddit has created a collaborative drawing place. Place a pixel, wait 10 minutes, place another one, repeat.
Imgur has launched a zombie battle on their site.
The Kodi.tv website has been “seized by ICE”.
Instant air-gap with CyberBlast from Cybereason.
Astronomy Picture of the Day splits the universe with Schrodinger’s cat.
Lyft Mono hails rides just by raising your hand.
Nano Drop from Paris Hilton to solve plastic pollution.
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