A Roundup the Best of April Fool's Day 2011 Online

A Roundup the Best of April Fool's Day 2011 Online

Jason Yang
Apr 1, 2011

April Fool's Day has always been a day to be on guard with anything you hear, see...or browse. With the huge impact of the internet streaming info to us 24x7, sometimes it becomes difficult to wade through a surreal reality versus sometimes not so funny pranks. Here are a few April Fool's pranks making their way through the tech world that are on the lighter side of things.

First up is Google, offering the new Gmail Motion, a new way to control Gmail with your body, which seems as hilarious as the photos and diagrams they imply. Take that, Microsoft Kinect!

The Mountain View giant doesn't stop there, posting a faux job listing seeking an Autocompleter. Here's a snippet from the job listing:

Are you passionate about helping people? Are you intuitive? Do you often feel like you know what your friends and family are thinking and can finish their thoughts before they can? Are you an incredibly fast Google searcher? Like, so fast that you can do 20 searches before your mom does 1?

Tired of bulky 3D glasses? Check out the new Toshiba Spectacle, "the world's first and only 3D monocle." Who knew the Mr. Peanut was so ahead of the technology and design curve!

Hulu's got a new look as they've relaunched their website with old school frames and design aesthetics.

YouTube is spotlighting viral videos from a century ago, featuring the top 5 viral pictures of 1911.

There's tons more out there, so enjoy the search and let us know what you find.

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