Apple has once again announced their highly anticipated annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. This year it will run June 2-6 and will be held at San Francisco’s Moscone West. It’s an annual five-day pilgrimage for developers to help them learn about the future of iOS and OS X and give them the latest tools and technologies to create apps and more, which each year is oversubscribed in a heartbeat.
The executives at Google have always had fun with April Fools’ Day pranking the public with phony product launches and other fake announcements. You can check out Google’s 2013′s April Fools’ jokes here.
But this year, Google got its start a day early on March 31. Of course, some are better than others. For example, I love the idea of being photobombed by David Hasselhoff and hooking up while stuck in a traffic jam using the WazeDates app, but the video for the Google Play Signature Edition – to make your apps collections more physical – fell a little to me.
Here are Google’s 2014 April Fools’ Day pranks.
Does your profile pic need some rainbow lasers? How about a Lil Bub cameo?
Bub, the adorable kitty with an ever-expanding media empire, is the star of an outer space-themed photo-editing app called Tuxedo Kittie: Power of BUB.
Using trippy filters and an arsenal of wacky insertable graphics, you can turn a picture of your co-worker into, well, this:
Taking a page from their BlackBerry app, Waterloo, Ontario based mobile development firm Way2Smile Inc., recently unveiled their award-winning Card2Contact app, now for Android. More than just a port, the app has been rebuilt from the ground up with five additional new features currently not found on the BlackBerry version.
Apps do not take holidays, so if you’re looking for something truly Canadian to do on Canada Day while you “woof” down a few cold ones, here’s a few iOS inspired ideas to get you through the day.