4/1/09: We Won’t Get Fooled Again (Puts On Sunglasses)

It’s that time of year. April Fool’s Day. What’s news and what’s fake? Here are the jokes for 4/1/09:

Live Search Hotspots


Which reminds me of this video from Qualcomm:

(This is an image, click to go to the page with the video – couldn’t embed, sorry)


YouTube revealed a new layout, which made viewing Jeffrey Wooten’s Punch List even more interesting than usual today.


Google CADIE (Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity)


CADIE can even search your brain for that word that’s on the tip of your tongue.

Gmail Autopilot

Yahoo introduced Ideological Search so you can stop thinking for yourself. Click Donkey if you sway blue and Elephant if you’re a red head:



Reddit redesigns and looks suspiciously like another bookmarking site, I can’t quite put my finger on it….


ThinkGeek launched a new line of products:


Meanwhile, CafePress launched Cafepress-o-pedia:


Pirate Bay has made peace with Warner Brothers:


Woot! has a special deal on shipping – it’s just $1,000,000.00! (One day only!)


What April Fools Jokes have you seen today? Point us to the good ones in the comments.

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