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Google April Fools' 2015 Roundup

Google is well known for its April Fools’ Day jokes. But usually they have so many jokes and it’s hard to discover all of them. Here’s a list of all the jokes that we manage to discover so far!

Google Dial Up

Google Maps Pacman

Google Chrome selfie mode

Google Chrome selfie mode
Google Chrome selfie mode

com.google

com.google. Reversed Google Site
com.google. Reversed Google Site

Google Panda

At Google, we work everyday so our users can access the information they’re looking for, as fast as they can. Today, on April 1, 2015, we are announcing a brand new product, Google Panda. Source.

Google Piro-piro Input – Keyless Keyboard

Today, we are proud to announce the new version of Google Japanese Input — the Piro-piro Version.
We have developed a device that makes hands-free input more convenient than ever. Source.

Self driving Chromebooks

Credits: chrome.blogspot.co.nz
Credits: chrome.blogspot.co.nz

We’ve been testing this new functionality for weeks, browsing the whole web from classifieds to news, music to cat photos — and now, these Chromebooks are responsible for the majority of ALL CAPS comments on the web. In total, our self-browsing Chromebooks have logged more than 5 million pageviews without once heading here. Source.

Google Hangouts Easter Eggs

Try typing “Happy April Fools’ Day,” in Hangout. This works with “LMAO”, “happy birthday,” or “woot:”

Smartbox by Inbox

So today we’re excited to introduce Smartbox—a better, smarter mailbox that fuses physical mail with everything you love about the electronic kind. Source.

YouTube is insisting we all listen to Darude Sandstorm.

Google Youtube Darude Sandstorm. Credits: TheNextWeb
Google Youtube Darude Sandstorm. Credits: TheNextWeb

Google Actual Cloud Platform

Literally a cloud. Introducing Google Actual Cloud Platform, the world’s first public cloud running on servers in the troposphere. Source.

Ingress Pacman

Google Maps – Equator found to be slipping

Over the past two months, Google Maps engineers in Sydney have discovered that the Earth’s equator is slipping south at rate of 25km per year — much faster than previously thought. Source.

 

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