Today is April Fools Day, that magical time of year when productivity grinds to a halt as every website under the sun tries to outdo itself with a zany prank that everyone saw coming. But don't worry, we're going to spare you the rigamarole. We're not a bunch of Stiffly Stiffersons around here, though, so we've put together a list of our 10 favorite tech pranks--a mix of this years best best April Fools pranks, along with some classics that you can use yourself. Read on for more!
As power users, we all know how awesome a PC can be. After all, we’ve built and fine-tuned our rigs with an eye toward maximum capability. And as a result of our tinkering we know with stone-cold certainty the killer frame rates we can achieve, the mad multitasking we can accomplish, and the sheer speed at which we can get common computing chores done. All very important matters, to be sure. But perhaps it’s time to broaden our horizons and look at the lesser-known ways our computers can empower us. Whether it’s by helping us develop new talents or ply a new trade or expand our technical savvy, our rigs hold the key to limitless possibilities. Don’t believe us? Well, read on.