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The invisible home screen: an ultra minimal theme, or excellent April Fool’s Day prank

This theme pulls double duty as an April Fool’s prank and testament to Android’s customizable beauty.

There are few themes that are quite as flexible and adaptable as what I like to call the “invisible” home screen. It’s a theme that could only exist on Android, and it is both high art and farce. It is both a prank and a functional beauty. Setting up this theme is quite easy, it can work with just about any  [Read More…]

The best and worst April Fools’ Day tech gags of 2018

April Fools’ Day is coming early this year.

April Fools’ Day. It’s a holiday that doesn’t mean much to most people, but in the tech world, it means 24 hours of gags, jokes, and baloney press releases galore.

Last year had some notable highlights, such as the T-Mobile ONEsie and (my personal favorite) Google Gnome, and 2018 is proving to be just as hysterical. Here’s our roundup of the best — and more importantly — worst April  [Read More…]

DODOCOOL is giving away a Nintendo Switch (and more) for April Fool’s Day (Promoted)

DODOCOOL is celebrating the arrival of April’s Fool Day with a bunch of discounts and giveaway. Enter to win until April 02, 2018.

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Check out the best 2017 April Fool’s Day tech pranks

April Fool’s Day came and went and naturally tech companies raced to produce the best prank, as it’s the custom every year. Well some of them turned out to be pretty funny, while others weren’t too inspiring. Anyway, if you happen catch a free moment, we assembled a collection of what we thought were the […]

Google takes on April Fools’ Day early with Google Gnome, Ms. PAC-Maps, and Google Wind

Google always does something fun for April Fools’ Day. This year the company announced an outdoor companion to your Google Home called the Google Gnome. The Gnome lives in your backyard and gives you outdoor related info as well as controlling your gardening tools through the power of magic. Watch the video Google has posted about the Gnome.

Google also announced Ms. PAC-Maps, a Ms. PAC-Man game using Google Maps. You can play it on Android, iOS, and the desktop until April  [Read More…]

The best and worst April Fools’ Day tech gags of 2017

Hide your wallet and your sanity, April Fools’ Day is here again.

April Fools’ Day is kind of like a marketer’s Halloween. They get to dress up and play tricks on their customers with sometimes elaborate and obviously time-consuming gags. We can’t ignore April Fools’ Day because there are things on this day that really do happen, or are deep-teasing future releases, like Pokémon in Google Maps teasing Pokémon Go. There are also April Fools’ Day gags that we  [Read More…]

Google Gnome is an April Fool’s joke, but it’s no laughing matter

Seriously — it’s a bummer that something like this doesn’t actually exist!

Happy April Fool’s day! Even if you’re not into it, at least there are some entertaining videos coming out of it. This one is from Google and it introduces a product called Google Gnome.

I don’t understand why this Google Gnome isn’t a real thing I can pay money for. I would love to be able to automate my backyard. We have a garden. We grow  [Read More…]

Use Android to trick your friends this April Fool’s Day


Yeah, it’s coming. That holiday we love to hate and hate to love, full of pie-in-the-sky pitches, deep, deep teasing of eventual products, and things that we desperately, desperately wish were real.

It’s almost April Fool’s Day, and what was once a purely homemade day full of pranking friends and family and avoiding revenge has now been commercialized, not only by marketers looking to sell something, but by major corporations of all kinds putting out  [Read More…]

Catch all of the Android April Fools’ Day jokes right here

From hilarious to cringe-worthy, we have ’em all here.

Despite the general public displeasure with all things on the Internet come April 1, the big companies in the tech space just can’t help themselves. Year after year we get tons of April Fools’ Day jokes, gags and pranks. Most are flops and some are worth a chuckle, and no matter how well they go over we’re rounding them all up right here.

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Emoji search comes to Google Photos in time for April Fools’ Day

If you’ve ever been eager to search your photo collection with nothing but emojis, Google Photos will now let you do just that. Okay, so maybe this is just an April Fools’ Day joke from the folks at Mountain View … but it actually works.

As you can see in the video above, there’s no longer any need to mess around with pesky words. You can simply drop an emoji of what you’re looking for and Google will  [Read More…]