April Fools, Android Style: See how , Motorola, T-Mobile are pulling your leg today

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 1 Apr 2015

April Fools Day is big business in the tech world. Companies devote a considerable amount of lost productivity to one-upping each other with the best gag.

’ve rounded up some of the most clever pranks fake products for you here, which hopefully will make you chuckle a bit, before you realize the week’s only halfway over.

Samsung Galaxy Blade ge

Samsung isn’t leaving out an opportunity to plug its new Galaxy S6 phones in the form of a new kitchen tool. The Galaxy Blade ge turns your phone into a kitchen knife, complete with sensors to measure your “grip, dexterity, strength.”

Moto Selfie Stick

Motorola is playing off its penchant for customization, found in its Moto 360 Moto X, with a new Moto Selfie Stick. It comes complete with a sentimental video featuring gruff hipster men discussing their workshop skills.

T-Mobile introduces ‘ts Freedom’

aying off its “un-carrier” bring, T-Mobile says you can bring Fluffy to your mobile plan. th t Freedom, any animal can be added to your mobile plan for $5. T-Mobile even stuck close to its other commercials in producing a cute video for the gag.

HTC jumps into the smart sock market

HTC has branched out beyond smartphones lately with its Camera, Vive virtual reality set, Grip wearable.

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HTC’s joke shows off a smarter pair of socks.

Add a smart sock to that portfolio, which promises to use G SMS to keep you connected. so includes a hole warning system, which is something we all could actually use.

jokes galore

is typically the king of clowning around, it’s not disappointing us this year. It got an early start yesterday, putting a playable c-Man game inside of Maps

That same c-ve is coming to the popular game Ingress, which gets explained in this video:

promises a cuddly friend that will answer any question you can ask it. It comes in two sizes, playing off its Nexus series: 5 6. 

It’s also putting the acquisition of its .google top-level domain to use, with backwards search at com.google.

Inbox is also getting smarter, with a physical mailbox that auto-sorts your snail mail.

Reddit trolls Android Apple fans

If you head to the Android or Apple Reddit forums today you’ll notice an offending logo at the top of the page. Reddit has swapped the Apple Android layouts, which may make you look twice to ensure you’ve led at the right spot.