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15. WolframAlpha's Handwritten Knowledge Engine
Handwriting is a skill many seem to be forgetting in the digital age, but WolframAlpha is reigniting its passion for an art that has been with written verbiage since language began.
The WolframAlpha Handwritten Knowledge Engine will — in realtime — regurgitate results from its existing pool of information and spout it back on your screen by a "real person" handwriting your results. Of course, they're just kidding but it's got some interesting results.
Try it here.
16. iFixit tears-down a low-tech orange
iFixit, the firm that rips gadgets to pieces to determine what's inside, have pulled their own stunt for April Fools' day by tearing down not an iPad, or a Galaxy Note, or any other electronic device for that matter, but an orange.
Yes, an orange. Handily noted by the teardown team as being "believed to be the hybrid between a pomelo and a mandarin," the team use their existing bevy of tools and machinery to look inside one of the most popular fruits of all time. Behold, the oOpener!
Check out their work here.
17. Sony unveils gadgets for your pets
The Animalia range of devices and gadgets are specifically designed with your pets in mind. From K9 4K televisions and M3-OW KittyCans, the new line-up of Sony-branded products even account for hamsters.
From earphones that allow cats to get the rest they deserve (and with additional "I'm ignoring you" technology) to speakers for hamsters that time in-sync with their wheel-running exercise, Sony is catering for — at long last — every furry member of your non-human family.
Check out Sony's video here.