2009 web April Fools jokes
Gooele: the gBall
The gBall is a football developed by google. It has inbuilt sencers to calculate the speed and force of kicks aswell as GPS to track how far it was kicked. When lost the owners wil be able to go to google maps to find the missing ball. The ball costs $10 upfront with aditional charges based on the time of day it was kicked aswell as the distance it traveled. The accuracy of the ball is within 0.025 pixels of a standard 17″ LCD monitor.
Youtube: Your new viewing experience
Youtube has flipped their site upside down! this includes videos aswell as al lthe text (although the layout hasn’t changed). They recomend turning your screen upside down because computer monitors give better quality when upside down, tilting your head or moving to Australia because eevryting in Australia is upside down (Australians are recomended to move to the northern hemisphere if it is upside down for them).
Smashing Magazine: Internet Explorer 8.1 Eagle Eyes Leaked
Claims of IE8.1 bieng leaked. you’ve got to read this one for yourself.
Sitepoint: Internet reboot today at 11:59UTC
The internet will be rebooting at 11:59UTC with an expected downtime of 1 mintue.