What was today’s best April Fool’s Day joke from Google? [Poll]

Although today isn’t actually the first day of April, it is the last official weekday before the makeshift holiday. As such, companies like Google took to the internet to “announce” several upcoming products that are too good (and funny) to be true. Which April Fool’s Day product announcement from Google was your favorite? more… Filed under: […]

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Square Enix hired the best of the best for Secret of Mana Switch ports

Square Enix wasn’t messing around when it decided to bring the Seiken Densetsu series to the Nintendo Switch. There are few names on the emulation scene more respected than M2, and that is who Square Enix has tapped to handle the port. President Naoki Horii revealed the news through his Twitter account. あ、あと許可出てたみたいなので、告知ですがSwitchの聖剣伝説を担当させて頂いております。色々なシーンで快適にゼルダを遊んでいると、愛でたくなるハード感たかまりますな。 — ほりい なおき […]

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April Fools Roundup: All the jokes from around the web

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_google-gnome-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-415917" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_google-gnome-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>April Fools Day is almost upon us, but some companies aren't waiting to share their pranks. Google always does a great job, from <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/03/31/google-wants-this-april-fools-to-be-the-very-best-kicks-things-off-with-a-google-maps-pokmon-challenge/">the Pokemon Google Maps overlay</a> to <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2015/04/01/googles-smartbox-is-an-april-fools-inspired-mailbox-that-we-kind-of-wish-wasnt-fake/">a smart mailbox</a>, but there are a few from other companies worth mentioning. Here's a rundown of all the hillarious (or strange) tech-related April Fools Day jokes from around the web.<span id="more-415916"></span></p> <h3>Google Gnome</h3> <p>[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNOllWX-2aE?feature=oembed&w=668&h=376]</p> <p>One of Google's product launches from last year was the Google Home, a $129 smart speaker with Google Assistant.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/03/31/april-fools-roundup-jokes-around-web/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/03/31/april-fools-roundup-jokes-around-web/'>April Fools...

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The Witcher series has sold 25 million copies since 2008

When CD Projekt Red struck a deal with Polish fantasy author Andrezej Sapkowski to use his Witcher character in PC games, they’d struck gold. They just didn’t know it yet. In the company’s most recent earnings report, though, it’s pretty tough to miss. Geralt of Rivia has done a ton of work to make the […]

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Pikmin 2 is now available for Wii U owenrs

Pikmin 2? I need you! The game has officially released on the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U. This is a virtual console title, though. It’s the Wii version of Pikmin 2, complete with the Wii Remote and Nunchuck playstyle. That pair of walking with the Nunchuck and aiming with the Wii Remote was pure magic […]

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Verizon will reportedly launch a streaming TV service this summer

Verizon is the latest company jumping on the streaming TV bandwagon. According to Bloomberg, Verizon is planning on launching the service this summer, adding yet another option in a crowded market. AT&T, Hulu, YouTube, Sony and SlingTV already offer impressive packages. The streaming service will include “dozens of channels” and will most likely be similar to DirecTV […]

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You can play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps

Google has made it a tradition of incorporating fun pranks into its products on April Fools. This year it’s turning Google Maps into a game of Ms. Pac-Man. To access the game, just open up Google Maps on your phone or on the web and press the Pac-Man icon. The game turns your exact location into […]

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Apple fixed a serious 911 flaw in latest iOS release

Apple this week released a new iOS software update that introduces a number of changes, big and small, including a handy Find My AirPods feature for owners of Apple’s wireless headphones. Turns out, the update also fixes a nefarious bug that made it easy to flood 911 call centers with nonstop robocalls. Last year, an […]

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Apple’s True Tone display may come to the iPhone this year

Apple is expected to bring its True Tone display to more products this year. According to investment bank Barclays, and reported by MacRumors, Apple will include the new display technology in the next crop of iPhones. The True Tone display was first announced alongside the 9.7-inch iPad Pro last year, but it never made its […]

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BlackBerry has delayed the KeyOne until May

April is just a day away and is supposed to mark the arrival of two important phones. One of those is the Galaxy S8, one of Android’s biggest releases for the year. The other is the BlackBerry KeyOne, the phone that will play a big role in deciding the company’s future. Unfortunately, the latter has […]

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The Galaxy S8’s facial scanner is really easy to fool

A new video from iDeviceHelp appears to demonstrate how easy it is to spoof the Galaxy S8’s facial scanner—a feature Samsung lists on its website under “security.” Hey, at least the S8’s battery won’t catch fire—we hope. Along with a fingerprint sensor and iris scanner, Samsung added a facial-scanning option to the Galaxy S8 that […]

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Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Last Call Updates: Nintendo Switch Review: The hybrid that changed my mind about consoles 9to5Rewards: Fabriq Wireless Speaker w/ AirPlay and Alexa [Giveaway] […]

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