april fools

  • Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

    Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

    In 2010, TechCrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well. According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the Hate button, Facebook expects to at least double that. The… Read More

  • April Fools 2012: We Ruin Every (Tech-Related) Joke On The Internets

    April Fools 2012: We Ruin Every (Tech-Related) Joke On The Internets

    Happy April 1st, Everybody! It’s that very special time of year — the day when tech companies break out their clown shoes to make their annual attempt at being funny. As a public service, we’ve rounded up every tech-related April Fools joke that we could find, and we’ve even separated the wheat from the chaff — highlighting the stuff that’s actually funny. Read More

  • April Fools 2011: The Big List

    April Fools 2011: The Big List

    Yes, folks, that’s right. That special, special time of year is upon us. It’s April Fools 2011! We take April Fools pretty seriously around here, so we’ll be constantly updating this post with the best April Fools jokes and pranks the World Wide Interwebernets has to offer. All night and all day. As long as it takes. If you find a gem, please share it with us in the comments. Read More

  • Volt Takes Its Top Off, For One Day Only

    Road and Track is a great car magazine, but they forgot an important fact about April Fools’ Day: the date. Yesterday, March 30th, they outed some pictures of the Volt sans roof. Their post even discussed some new tech for the unsightly little thing, despite its lack of a regular size gas tank. “We’re extremely excited about the new GM-patented photovoltaic film that… Read More

  • Google Japan releases the new keyboard drumset for one stroke input

    Ever tried writing in Japanese? No, right? Well it’s really hard. There are like lines and little circles and things. Well, Google Japan just released their new drum-based interface to type in Japanese. No longer will you be confounded by the spelling of Hari Kari and Toyota! Google Translate tells us: Read More

  • Razer announces new FPS starring Valve's Gabe Newell

    Yes, I’m so excited! There are no screenshots yet for Hellrazer: Triple Helix, but it sounds totally awesome. They even invented an entirely new peripheral, the Anaconda, which will only work with this game. That’s the level of dedication these two gaming companies bring. Read More

  • April Fools: YouTube Flails, Amazon Cloud Computing In A Blimp, 3D Chrome Browsing, Google Masters A.I.

    Wow. April Fools Is In full swing. The Guardian goes all Twitter, ditching the printed version and the website. “Experts say any story can be told in 140 characters.” Amazon launches a brand new cloud computing service called Floating Amazon Cloud Environment, or FACE. “The FACE uses durable, unmanned helium-filled blimps with a capacity of 65,536 small EC2 instances, or… Read More

  • Top 5 Web April Fool's jokes so far today

    Today, as you have probably noticed, is April Fool’s Day. It’s a grand holiday that celebrates nothing but the cruel ability of humans to trick other humans and to take pleasure in the deception. I love it. Since the advent of the popular Internet there have been many, many April Fool’s jokes in Web format. Today is no exception. Here are five of the best ones today. Read More