It's that time of year again where the Internet giants pull some of the best jokes out there. This year was no different from past years, with Google leading the way with "product announcements" and "feature enhancements." Here is a list of some of the best pranks of the year.
Virgin Corporation announced that Richard Branson has purchased Pluto. Yes, that's right, the former planet has an owner who plans to return it to planetary status.
ThinkGeek announced a partnership between Playmobil and Apple to produce an Apple Store Playset, complete with pretentiousness and shininess. According to the site, the product features include:
- Amazing PLAYMOBIL™ set introduces children to the magic of Apple technology
- Ground floor of Apple store features product demo tables, software shelves and kids corner
- Top floor includes Genius Bar and Keynote Theater with mini Steve Jobs figure
- Purchase the optional Line Pack and stage your own Apple Device launch party!
The only way to really appreciate this and the other pranks is to hit the break and watch some videos.read more...