We made it through yet another year of April Fool’s pranks. While not everyone willingly participated, there more than enough jokes to go around and plenty of tom-foolery. Below we’ve compiled some of the funniest and most sophisticated April Fool’s pranks that we could find on the internet.
The Grooviest April Fool’s Jokes of 2013
Virgin has successfully come up with a way to make airplane flights even more terrifying. This plane features in-flight verti-go-go.
Scope Introduces Bacon Flavored Mouthwash
If you’re a fan of Bacconaise, you’ll love this.
Toshiba Announces Next “Next-Generation” Console
Watch out Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Toshiba is packing serious hardware.
12 core 3.5 Ghz Processors
8192 MB GDDR5 RAM Graphics Card
809.3b Infrared Motion Detection
1080p Full HD
7.1 Channel Surround Sound
5 Stereo Mini Jacks
8 HDMI Ports
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In an effort to save on character space, Twitter is changing up their service and making vowels only usable for accounts that pay a $5 monthly fee.
Reddit Buys Team Fortress 2
Reddit claimed to have purchase TF2 and completely revamped the site to add in hats and other nonsense items. And likewise Team Fortress 2 posted a comment about buying Reddit, it said: “In celebration of our Reddit purchase, we’re going to add some new Reddit-themed items to the game.”
Needless to say, this resulted in chaos across the social media website for the entire day.
Netflix’s Exaggerated Categories and New Episodes of Firefly
If you checked Netflix yesterday you might have noticed some interesting titles and categories on the show line-up. But, pranking that Firefly had new episodes might have been taking it too far.
Following the success of Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, why not use crowd-sourced funding to pay off the National Debt?
Newegg’s daily shellshocker deals featured the pinnacle of modern computer technology.
The Pirate Bay was reported to to be changing up its act and offering Freedom instead of Piracy.
“Nokia has a proven track record and extensive IPR in working with microwave radios, so for us this was a logical next step.”
Robotic’s Sphero – Peacekeeper Edition
“It took us ten steps, but we finally managed to penetrate the impenetrable.”
With three different settings depending on the occasion. On a first date? Set it to maximum cleavage mode.
Sony Releases Tech Products for Pets
From the GooglePlex
Google really took the lead in this year’s April Fool’s jokes. There’s so many from the big G that we put them all in a single section here at the bottom.
YouTube Picking a Winner and Shutting Down
YouTube Award Nominations
Deposit cash on the go with this handy little USB utility.
Google Fiber Self-serve Utility Poles
Incase its unclear what emotion you’re showing in a photo, now you can add an emoticon to really bring out your inner feelings.
That sums up the best of the 2013 list. If there’s a great one that you think we missed, please link to it in the comment section below!