Top April Fools' Day Jokes

Ah, April 1st, the day when companies do their best to give us all a laugh by promoting fake and funny products and services. Here's a roundup of some of our favorites.

The Motorola Selfie Stick

A new and important branch of self expression. Jony Ive has nothing on these designers.

See also: Selfie Car and Selfie shoes.


Google Fiber Launches Dial Up Mode

Release yourself from the tyranny of screens. Get your time back with "Dial Up Mode!"


Amazon's Home Page Goes Retro

The '90s return

Play Pacman on Google Maps

Why use the app to navigate when you can play Pacman on the streets of your favorite cities instead? Find instructions on how to play on your iPhone or iPad and get some clues here


There's Even Something for Curmudgeons!

Feeling like all these April Fools' Day joke are just the cynical product of soulless marketing departments? This guy on Tech Crunch agrees with you and he wants companies to stop trying to be funny. Cause they're not. OK?

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