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Toshiba, in true April Fools' spirit, has another product reserved for this special day. The Toshibasphere is essentially a games console with Kinect-like abilities, that includes multiple HDMI ports, a 809.3b infrared motion detection feature, and 12 core 3.5 Ghz processors.
With such hit titles as "Patriarch 2013" and "Contract Negotiations," it's bound to be a popular console. And, according to Gamer Device Magazine, "We've never seen anything like this." That's because you haven't. It doesn't exist.
You can check out the video here.
12. Twitter becomes Twttr
Twitter finally has its business model sorted — at long last. For only $5 a month, you will be able to use the "premium" version of Twitter that includes vowels. Those unlucky enough to be on the basic version will have to suffer without using a single vowel.
But Twitter, dubbed "Twttr," is playing fair. "A E I O U and sometimes Y," it says on its blog, because out of the goodness of its own heart, "we believe that 'Y' should always be free to everyone — today and forever.
Check out Twitter's announcement here.
13. Newegg brings back antenna-tech
Retail site Newegg launched its own April Fools' joke today by announcing it would be selling the "latest and greatest" technology, such as a portable television or "personal computer with monochromatic monitor" for more than four-times today's asking price. $1,295 is a bragain for 16KB of RAM, after all. And for those still using pagers, you'll be in for a treat.
And yes, they're sporting antenna-based tech for all those pre-1990s "cellular communicators."
You can check out Newegg's latest, special offers here.