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YouPorn’s April Fool’s Joke is Actually a Tool the World Desperately Needs

When it comes down to the sexytimes, whether you have a partner or not, the last thing you need is someone disturbing you. Doesn't matter how. Whether it's your friend texting you memes, someone walking in on you in a compromising position, or any number of things like that. YouMode may be a tool for the budding masturbater, but it could work in all sorts of other situations too. Read More >>

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The Horrific April Fools’ Pranks of The 19th Century

Here in the 21st century, April Fools’ Day is a pretty harmless holiday. Brands trot out their fake products and news organisations make silly claims and then we all go about our day. But back in the 19th century, April Fools’ Day could be pretty brutal. In fact, it could be downright dangerous. Read More >>

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OnePlus is Teasing Something Car Related, Like it’s Not an Obvious April Fool’s Joke

We're in a dangerous part of the year, where the so-called 'fake news' is actually real. Companies big and small are coming up with ways to try and trick people into thinking they're making products that aren't real. Even though April Fool's Day isn't until Monday, a bunch of them have already been announced. So far we've seen phones that claim to be able to tell the difference between vegan and non-vegan food, remote controls for dogs, and more. Read More >>

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In Banning April Fools’ Day Pranks, Microsoft Is the Hero We All Need

Of all the days of the year, April Fools’ is the most cursed day on the internet. Cringey branded memes, inconvenient pranks, and annoying social media scares – this age-old tradition is now the day when anyone looking to preserve their sanity should just log off. But in 2019, Microsoft has emerged as a hero among tech giants by banning corporate pranks in an internal memo. Read More >>

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Alexa Will Give You An April Fool From Today

The April Fools' Day deluge has already begun, and Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is joining in with some mild japes of her own. Read More >>

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The Best* April Fool’s Jokes of 2016

It's that day again. The day when even the stuff The Poke steals off Reddit seems funny in comparison to the first-pass shit being peddled by the social media managers of the world in the name of humour and user engagement. Oh god no, it's happening again. The boss is trying to be funny. Read More >>

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Google Grovels After Gmail ‘Mic Drop’ April Fool’s Prank Backfires

Sometimes, people don’t get your joke — and that seems to have happened to Google today. Its joke 'Mic Drop' feature in Gmail, which muted the conversation and sent out a silly GIF, seems to have caused more stresses than smiles. Now, it’s back-pedalled and scrapped the prank. Read More >>

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We Hope These Great April Fools Prank Products Become Real

The worst day of the year is once again upon us, but thanks to ThinkGeek it's made slightly more bearable with a new batch of fictional products that the company might one day actually produce and sell. Some of them are a long shot, but that won't stop us from dreaming. Read More >>

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The Best (and Worst) of April Fool’s Day 2014

It's the most dreaded day of the year, particularly for tech bloggers who have to be extra-watchful for spurious rumours and chancers' product announcements. But that doesn't mean there aren't some real doozies that are worth a chuckle or two. Step over the banana skin on the floor, and take a gander below. Read More >>

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Do You Reckon These Bacon Condoms Are an Early April Fool’s?

With the first of next month just round the corner, it's quite possible that these bacon condoms are nothing but a joke. In fact, I dearly hope that they're a joke, because the alternative -- a condom that 'makes your meat look like meat' really existing is terryifying and undoubtedly signals the end of civilisation as we know it. Read More >>

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CatBlock Will Live On and Won’t Just Be the Best April Fool’s Ever

Many people enjoy the web ad-free with AdBlock, but how about swapping out those ads for a bunch of pictures of cute cats to fur-up you browsing experience? That was the premise behind AdBlock for Chrome’s awesome April fools, but after an overwhelming call to make it a permanent option, we’ll see CatBlock live on for internet-savvy cat-lovers everywhere. Read More >>

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The Best/Worst April Fool’s Day Gags of 2012

It's the most dreaded day of the year, particularly for tech bloggers who have to be extra-watchful for spurious rumours and chancers' product announcements. But that doesn't mean there aren't some real doozies that are worth a chuckle or two. Step over the banana skin on the floor, and take a gander below: Read More >>