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April Fools’ Day 2014 — 5 of the Best of the Internet’s Best Pranks

Samsung Fingers

Every April Fools’ Day, the Internet tries its best to trick you. Here are a few of this year’s examples:

Is all the latest “wearable tech” not enough? Then try out the new Samsung Fingers (see photo above), the world’s “first all-over-hand wearable device featuring a flexible Super Emo-LED for the technology-sensitive consumer.”

Gmail tries something new every April 1, and this year it was Gmail Shelfie, the “SHareable sELFIE.” Get it? Take a look:

Gmail Shelfies

Google Maps introduced the Pokémon Challenge, this year. Here’s how they explained it:

Dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps.

To catch ’em all, grab your Poké Ball and the newest version of Google Maps for iPhone or Android. Then tap the search bar, “press start,” and begin your quest.

Ever want to learn to speak Klingon? Well, now you can, thanks to Rosetta Stone:

Rosetta Stone Klingon
Rosetta Stone

And last, there was YouTube, which brings you all the trends and viral videosyou’ll be watching in 2014. Here are a few:


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