Today being April fool's day there's a lot of crazy news doing the rounds. Some sites opted for pranks instead of news though, so here's the best of the April fool's jokes we've seen today. Not surprisingly, Google had a few really good ones.
Google Translate for Animals.
YouTube text mode.
YouTube had a neat little trick that showed videos in ASCII art. Just add &textp=fool to the end of a YouTube URL and you'll see YouTube videos in a whole new light. Alternatively, you can select any of the videos that appear under Spotlight: Introducing TEXTp header on the YouTube homepage.
Pocket-Lint reported that Canon, Olympus, and Nikon announced a partnership (CON) that would see the three companies create an app store for digital cameras called App-e-ture. The store allows users to force their camera into taking images like a pro and is sure to help gain ground on phone cameras that many believe are damaging compact camera sales.
ThinkGeek's iCade dock for the iPad.
Google changed its name to Topeka.
IGN posted a trailer for the Halo movie series.
One word: Bollywood.
ThinkGeek's programmable tattoo system.
E-Ink tattos that you can change or erase at whim? Yes please!
Google Wave notifications.
They'll send a real person to tell you about new messages.
Reddit Admins for All
Reddit reportedly made everyone an admin for the day.
PopCap announced a new version of Celebrity Bejeweled.
Did you come across any good April fool's jokes? Post them in the comments below!