Since April Fools is always a fun time on the web, I figured we could compile a list of April Fools releases from our favorite companies.
Here's the 1st I saw from Google, posted earlier. https://news.layervault.com/stories/19020-google-maps--pokemon
Aww man, I saw this earlier and thought it was real, but now that I watch the video it's obviously a joke. Too bad, geo-location for Pokemon could be a cool thing.
Check out MegaBits, it's currently in beta.
Instant Weather Forecast in Photoshop, by madebysource
Pretty hilarious, but after installing I just get a white square...
It crashed because of huge traffic, but check it out now ;)
Working! Very well done.
Oh, and Google is also looking for a Dogengineer. https://www.google.com/about/careers/search/#!t=jo&jid=32155002
Too bad they aren't hiring Dogesigners and Dogevelopers. Very racist. Such disappointment. Wow.
Magic Hand http://www.google.co.jp/ime/m9/
This is Japan's year!
Airbnb introduces Airbrb, a new way to earn money while you work.
https://airpnp.co/ Find a place to pee.
sadly, this is real. released for mardi gras. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26418991
Whoops, no affiliation with airbnb. either....
Commissioned Pollock for the new avatar?
This is actual pretty useful...
FiftyThree No. 2 Pencil
And in the footer, a link to this fantastic video: https://vimeo.com/60718161
Nest thermostats on all Virgin Flights https://nest.com/blog/2014/03/31/climate-control-at-35-000-feet/
I posted this above
Bootstrap Foundation 5 (aka BFF). Foundation and Bootstrap have finally merged and have smooth compatibility with all previous versions of both frameworks! http://bootstrapfoundationfive.github.io/index.html
We launched a product today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeaSSOHhhRk
Ha – very good! Probably best to remove the timestamp on the link though
Swipe to unlock... with your beard: http://beardswipe.me
Webflow Buys Adobe for $1.1M
"Wireless" Quartz Composer: http://macoscope.com/blog/quartz-composer-gone-wireless/
Selfies for the Enterprise: http://frontback.me/enterprise
Kickstarter becomes Kickstartr
World's firs connected stilts: http://www.stilt.io
Introducing the Roku Watch
Here's what we've been working on: www.humanwash.com
Chrome for iOS & Android: Emojify the web https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=G3NXNnoGr3Y
For those annoying recruiters who waste your time.. we decided it's time to waste theirs.
GoSquared today announced a change in name and direction: http://gocircled.com
But it's only ellipses.
It came out earlier, but I can't take it seriously.
Believe it or not, this is the future of the workplace in a lot of ways, I think.
I choose not to believe it.
I have a $30 laptop stand that I can use to transform my desk into a standing desk
Foxycart - Introducing DogeCart
Stackoverflow has unicoins to pay additional services!
Change that top bar color! :)
It's perfect how it is!
I'm more of #3d3d3d guy myself.
Google Chrome Mobile April Fools
Google has an April Fools for every hour of the day: #Hoffsome.
Capitaine Train is selling Hyperloop tickets. https://blog.capitainetrain.com/6174-capitaine-train-commercialised-first-hyperloop-tickets
ThinkGeek has April Fools products as always, such as a Keurig-styled Beard Machine and Rosetta Stone Klingon: https://www.thinkgeek.com/
YouTube reveals that they are behind everything viral.
Capcom in dubbing games to cat language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYBzkcJHUfk
For those of us in NYC the wait for the 2nd ave subway is over! http://blog.uber.com/2014/04/01/ride-the-u-train
Wow I didn't even realize it was April Fool's day. I was gonna launch my new personal site this morning and share it and stuff. I wonder if that's a bad idea on a day where people are expecting jokes?
well, my friend posted their engagement on facebook today. Still not sure if serious
Snaptask from Asana
HIM - the male AI ; he's the boss, coworker, and partner you never had. Never feel lonely again on your distributed team. https://hall.com/blog/him-by-hall/
Mobile retargeting for the real world... With Drones: http://vimeo.com/90584638
it kind of felt like this moment:
Here's our little April Fools experiment to see what would happen when we let anyone log in to a single Twitter account: https://mitroaccess.com/notsecretapp/
Web Designer Depot had me for a second.:
Major shakeup to domain names will affect millions
Upside down website! https://btc-e.com/
shameless plug, our own thing – First Fortran PaaS: http://blog.fortrabbit.com/first-fortran-paas/
I just got fooled by bop.fm with a fake bill. I would never listen to Justin Bieber on purpose. Ever. http://note.io/1lmmk0H
Oh April the first... so much productivity ... lost!
I guess it's just another marketing opportunity, ehy? :]
We had some fun last night launching our new original series, House of Chard! http://instacart.com/originalseries
Basecamp April fools: http://signalvnoise.com/posts/3732-another-chapter?7#comments