15 of our favorite April Fools' gags
For the most part, we tend to steer clear of totally bogus tech stories on April Fools' Day, though it's not always easy separating fact from fiction.
happen all the time, and since April Fools' fell on a Monday this time around, traditionally one of the busiest news days of the week, it was even more challenging discerning between factual and phony announcements.
It's also part of the fun. For example, is Scope's brilliantly conceived
bacon flavored mouthwash
a real thing? That's a good question to ask Maximum PC Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung if you decide to
rent him for a day
to help with his legal woes (while you're at it, ask him what became of the "
Bitchin' fast! 3D 2000
" graphics card featured in the September 1999 issue of the magazine). That's but one example of many, and rather than skip over them all, we've put together a gallery of our favorite faux announcements.
What was your favorite prank this year? Let us know in the comments below!
One of the biggest and baddest (bad as in "good") cases on the planet is Corsair's Obsidian 900D, but what if you could get it in beige? Then you could LAN party like it's 1999! Corsair's 900D Special Edition Beige might not be real, but it is a reminder of the fugly beige color of an earlier era.