Pinch and a punch, first day of the month!

It’s April 1st. No joke!  Well perhaps one or two…

Clearly there are going to be many jokes to look forward to today (good and bad), and here are some to kick things off.

If you spot any other good ones, please let me know in the comments below.

Many sites have refused to publish April Fools’ Day jokes this year, but most of them are not only quite cleverly done, but entertaining too.


Samsung launches Fli-Fy pigeons, to give universal free Wi-Fi

Samsung Fli-Fy


Orbotix (the makers of Sphero) launches SelfieBot


Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge

Plus, if that’s not enough, anyone using the Google+ photo hosting service might find David Hasselhoff doing a bit of photobombing on your very own pictures!

Hiking


Ocado unveils world’s largest tablet; the 42-inch sLablet


Facebook buys Oculus Rift for US $2bn!

This is perhaps the best yet, although somewhat ruined by being published a week early. Whoops, better try harder next year Mark!

 

Want more? Pocket-Lint has collated loads more April Fools’ Day news stories, so you know what to do…

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Written by Jonathan Morris

Writing about technology, with a focus on mobile, since the early 1990s! Former editor of What Mobile magazine, writer for The Telegraph, Stuff, Know Your Mobile, Pocket Gamer, Smart TV Radar and more. Regular Tweeter, occasional YouTuber, keen amateur photographer and forum moderator. If you like what I write, please consider deactivating your ad blocker or making a donation via PayPal to help fund this site.

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