The techie game was strong yesterday in the realm of outrageous April Fools’ Jokes, proving even developers have a great sense of humor.  We’re actually bummed some of these aren’t real… I mean, a Tinder for Uber drivers?! That’s pure genius! Here’s a look at what else gave our office a case of the giggles.

Groupon offers cat cab services for April Fools’ Day

Groupon offers Grouber, a cat taxi service

Also known as Grøüber, this transportation service that lets you order cars driven by cats. The future is meow.

Google introduces dial-up mode that slows down your internet

Google offered dial-up mode

This exciting slow technology will give you “more time to load the dishwasher and hug your kids!” Dial up and cuddle up, y’all.

The Selfie Shoe: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Selfie Shoes free up hands and puzzled fashionistas

“With smartphone docking ports on both feet, the selfie shoes offer a glimpse of a terrifying dystopian future that we hope never actually comes to pass.” Start practicing those high kicks, ladies.

Angry Birds releases a farming game named Agri Birds

Agri Birds revolutionize farming simulators

“Experience a story of love, loss and farming.” AGRI BIRDS. Our interns from UC Davis, the farm of the University of California, are particularly excited for the game.

PlayStation Flow lets you literally dive into your games

PlayStation Flow lets you get into your games in a real way

“When you get to a swimming environment in your game, simply pause the game… then head to your nearest swimming pool and dive right back into the action.” Who’s ready for an immersive experience?

“Algorithms translate your steps, distance, heart rate, movements, active time, and idle time into roleplaying metaphors to challenge and encourage you.”


ThinkGeek’s EnCounter – Wearable Interactive Quest takes wearables to a whole new level

ThinkGeek's EnCounter helps you exercise in a fun way

The tech world is obsessed with wearables, but this EnCounter promises a more fun way to get your walking done. Roll for a crit!

We know these are jokes, but… wow. Some of these April Fool’s jokes might just be crazy enough to work. Be sure to check out the rest of the crazy tech stunts from yesterday.

Did anyone pranksters get you? Share your stories in the comments below!

 

Jayla Lee is an assistant account coordinator at Appency who loves April 1: Lots of laughs and closer to spring? Count her in.

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