Today, the Internet is full of pranks, gags, jokes and bald-faced lies that, due to it being April 1, is socially acceptable for some reason.
Here are a few that have a chance of making you smile.
Microsoft Offers MS-DOS Mobile
It’s obviously not real, yes, but the Microsoft team’s sense of self-deprecating humor is probably the best thing for their PR. And the idea of a DOS phone should be funny to anyone who’s ever turned on a computer in their lives.
Google’s Keyless Keyboard
Google Japan dropped their newest-latest today: the Piro-Piro, a keyless keyboard that looks suspiciously like a party noisemaker.
Indeed: Job Creators for Pets
Citing pets as the future of the workforce—hey, it could happen—job finders Indeed.com offer a teaser for Indeed for Pets. Now, your lazy dog can earn his kibble.
BMW Puts April Fools in Reverse
A BMW dealership in Auckland, New Zealand, placed an ad in a paper that looked remarkably like a transparent April Fools joke: Come in, ask for Tom, and he’ll give you a new BMW for your old car. Two women were brave enough to chance being the butt of a joke and did just that.