Google’s April Fool Jokes 2016

Google’s April Fool Jokes 2016
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Google is at it again, with it’s usual April Fools jokes so let’s get straight into it, here’s what we’ve found today!

Search your photos using emoji


Rather than search for “Friends at the beach” for example in Google Photos (for it to show, you guessed it, friends at the beach) you can now replace words with emoji in the search bar.


Emoji in Inbox Smart Reply

Inbox by Gmail has started suggesting emoji’s rather than text replies to emails. According to Google: “emoji do a better job of plumbing the emotional depths of one’s soul, so we’re optimistic that today’s update will encourage more open and honest email conversations.



Gmail Mic Drop

Frankly, the less we talk about this one, the better!

Google pulls ‘mic drop’ joke due to a backlash, find out why here.

Google ACTUAL Reality Virtual Reality Headset



Putting the “real” in “virtual reality” is how Google describes their new virtual reality experience. Boasting features such as:

  • Fully immersive
  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof
  • Works with ALL apps
  • 20/20 resolution
  • 360 audio

The video explains it all, but you can find more info here.


Google Japanese Input Physical Flick Versions

Google Japan announced Furikku, a physical keyboard you…flick. Keys can be projected onto windows, bread, chocolate, even the pavement.