April Fool’s Day Tech Pranks from Around the Web

Apr 1, 2018

Kelly Potter

Kelly Potter

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Looking for a good laugh this afternoon? Yesterday kicked off the first day of April which means companies from across the globe created crazy product ideas in an effort to prank consumers.

Usually consumers can see the pranks coming from a mile away, but some of the rare ones make you tilt your head and wonder if it could actually be true. With that in mind, let’s see what some of the biggest names in tech planned for this year’s April Fool’s Day.

Top 20 Global April Fools Jokes of 2018

  1. Google lets you find Waldo in Google Maps
  2. Play Pokemon Go in 8-bit graphics with your favorite charactersFacebookTwitterGoogle+https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/591822/www.pinterest.com/mintek/
  3. Google’s Cloud Hummus API matches your taste buds with the perfect hummus combination
  4. T-Mobile is bringing back the Sidekick as the world’s first smart shoe phone. Let your voice be heard… through your feet
  5. Watch the latest movies on the smallest movie theater screen everFacebookTwitterGoogle+https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/591822/www.pinterest.com/mintek/
  6. Lexus and 23andMe partner up and use your genetic code to decipher which Lexus vehicle best suits you based on your DNA. The car is then delivered in 24 hours to your door step
  7. Worried about stepping on your kid’s Legos? This is no longer an issueFacebookTwitterGoogle+https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/591822/www.pinterest.com/mintek/
  8. Sink your teeth into the Chocolate Whopper… Burger King, Home of the Whopper
  9. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups just got a bit more EGG-citing
  10. Warby Parker eyewear partners with Arby’s creating WArby’s
  11. Peeps and the Energizer bunny combine forces
  12. Chegg Osmosis Pillows comes with memory foam that adapts to your head but also packs it with actual knowledge while you sleep
  13. Lucid Mattress: Get into the sharing economy with the ShareBED product. It’s like Airbnb except a lot creepier…
  14. Introducing Honda Sixth Sense app
  15. Amazon Publishing will deliver your favorite author right to your door…who will you request?
  16. Roku Happy Streaming Socks allow you to flip through your favorite channels without ever picking up a remote
  17. Petco’s ‘Beautiful Bond Salon’ will make you look exactly like your pet
  18. New Adobe Illustrator program for the hungry designer

We hope you enjoyed! Let us know your favorite prank from 2018.

Kelly Potter

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