April Fools List 2014
Just as we did in previous years, we will provide you with an overview of all the April Fools gags around the web. We will try to keep this post up to date troughout the day.
Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge
Dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps.
Virgin America’s New Feature: Total Temperature Control
Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson and CEO of Nest Tony Fadell announce that they’re teaming up to create a first-of-its-kind system — Total Temperature Control (TTC), which allows travelers to create their own personal climate controlled environment.
The Gmail team launched the Gmail Shelfie, the SHareable sELFIE. This finally enables a way to share your selfies.
The Virtual Bay
The Pirate Bay will no longer provide torrents and announces a device to ‘embrace your entire mind’.
Emoij Translation for Chrome, Android and iOS
Google Translate support for Emoji is now built directly into Chrome for Android and iOS.
Google+: Auto awesome photobomb
The Google+ team added the auto awesome photobomb with David Hasselhoff to Google+.
ThinkGeek always releases some new ‘fake’ products on April Fools. Usuall,y one or two of those items will be taken in production later in the year. So, you might be able to get a flux capacitor or a unicorn drinking horn in a few months.
AutoAwesome for Resumes
Google thinks your resume should be as awesome as you are. Introducing AutoAwesome for Resumes!
Wearable jokes were a big hit this year. Samsung offered a smart glove.
Twitter came up with the Tweet Helmet. Unfortunately, they did not provide a picture, but it will be available mid-September 2014 for $139.99 retail.
Shoestagram is the world’s first bootleg, down to earth alternative to face-based wearable technology like Google Glass.
The Atlassian BitBand takes all the things you do every day, tracks them, and compares your statistics to those of your teammates.
DiGiT glove ends the mobile computing race. One simple glove replaces laptops, tablets, smartphones, fitness trackers, watches, glasses and any future mobile innovation.
As of today, Airbnb offers a platform to switch workplaces with people from all over the world.
Netflix announced that they will make an additional 23 episodes of Firefly.
Our hosting company TransIP now offers the revolutionary KeenOS for their VPS service. They offer a demo via the demo control panel.