April Fools Day 2012: Best Tech Jokes [VIDEO]
Although April Fool's Day has come and gone... for the year, anyway, there really is no reason why we still can't enjoy a few belated pranks and jokes,
We've listed a few tech-related jokes... check them out!
Google Map 8-Bit: Google's first prank - the tech giant on 31 March announced a version of Google maps, Google Maps 8-bit, for Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES) with beautiful low-res graphics, simple and intuitive controls and a timeless sound track. With the map a person could search for famous landmarks and sites all around the world.
Gmail Tap: Another prank by Google, Gmail tap, a new input method designed specially for Android and iOS users. The Gmail Tap takes the keyboard from 26 keys to only two wherein every letter of the alphabet is represented by a simple pattern of dots and dashes and a person can type without looking at the screen.
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Google Fiber: Google developed a different kind of fiber, Google Fiber, which is a nutritional bar with a smarter fiber. Google coded the fiber as "Fiberlicious". Google Fiber reportedly increased productivity and boosted efficiency. The company claimed Google Fiber could take cues from the intestinal tract and the bosy's metabolism to determine what nutritional elements were missing and deliver appropriate dose to the specific organ.
Google Chrome: Google's Chrome Multitask Mode allows users to browse the web with multiple cursors at the same time.
Jargon-Bot for Google Apps: Google's App for Business, Jargon-Bot. The app is supposed to automatically detect business jargon and provide real-time translation in simple English. The jargon-bot will be always by the side of a user.
Zimride announcement: The newest means of transportation, Zimbike, was suppsoed to be a revolutionary new way to save money, make friends and share the ride.
Atlassian: Atlassian is the maker of software development and collaboration tools. Their team, Bitbucket, reportedly found a way to speed up pair programming - spooning. Spooning, according to a report, was the best and safest way to practice pair programming.
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