It seems that, all year round, companies and individuals are trying to play jokes on the outside world, to get YouTube views and retweets. Doesn't this make April Fools' Day pointless?
Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants.
Looking to prank a friend today? Here is a quick and easy trick to throw their way.
Both Google and Opera reveal cat-themed April Fools' Day jokes, with the former offering a QWERTY keyboard for felines and the latter showing off a cat-friendly browser.
Tech companies take advantage of April Fools' Day to pull off some hilarious, and elaborate, pranks. Here's a look at some of the best ones we've spotted so far.
Google has been busy putting together pranks for the first day of April this year. Chrome's gag shows the Web the way teenage girls dream of it.
Electronic Arts apologizes for a tweet that jokingly claimed its game engine, Frostbite, was headed to Nintendo's Wii U.
Everyone's a comedian on April 1st, even your favorite automaker.
Thanks to a Google joke, your celebrity photobomb dreams are inching closer to reality. So long as you only dream about David Hasselhoff.
HTC, Samsung and Toshiba find glove in a hopeless place with the Gluuv, Fingers, and Digit, this year's handiest April Fools' pranks.
The search giant's latest addition to its Maps smartphone app includes 150 "catchable" Pokemon, part of a hoax we can only hope foreshadows augmented reality uses down the line.