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Rare iOS bug can cause text messages to crash your iPhone

But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.

By May 27, 2015

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'Did you break this?' Lenovo Yoga ad pranks stunned shoppers

See the look on consumers' faces when a faux Lenovo employee snaps a competing laptop in two right in front of them and then tries to pass off the blame.

By November 25, 2014

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EA apologizes for April Fools' prank gone bad

Electronic Arts apologizes for a tweet that jokingly claimed its game engine, Frostbite, was headed to Nintendo's Wii U.

By April 2, 2014

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Quick Mac prank for April Fools' Day

Looking to prank a friend today? Here is a quick and easy trick to throw their way.

By April 1, 2014

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Toshiba's Digit prank packs way too much tech into a glove

Toshiba's April Fools' ode to overstuffed technology comes in the form of the fictional Digit product, gloves crammed with everything from a phone to a video game controller.

By April 1, 2014

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April Fools' Day pranks: Pokemon, cats, and other high-tech high jinks (pictures)

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.

18 Images By April 1, 2014

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Android Auto rolls out before Google's big event

The first cars with Android Auto arrive just before Google reveals new technology this week at its I/O show. Also: That strange, iPhone-crashing text-message bug.

By May 27, 2015

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Google's April Fools' prank puts Pokemon in the real world

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.

By March 31, 2014

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YouTube pays (more) stars to make new shows

The video site is paying top stars again, investing in popular entertainers like Smosh and the Fine Brothers of "Kids React..." fame to make new shows and feature-length movies.

By April 28, 2015

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Jay Z turns the Tidal, and we discover the man who invented stereo in CNET UK podcast 427

Madonna, Kanye and Beyoncé are taking on Spotify, and Amazon has the best April fool prank that's actually real. We think.

By April 2, 2015