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Even if you're not a power-user of the Web, the chances are you are using some form of advert-blocking tool. For Chrome and Firefox users, you're probably using AdBlock. Not on April 1, you're not. For one day only, it has transformed into CatBlock, where adverts, which would normally be displayed are replaced with cats. Don't worry, your favourite sites haven't been hacked or had cat images injected into them. It's just your ad-blocker having a laugh at your expense.
At long last, Google-owned YouTube allows you to download videos from the site through its new exclusive one-day only YouTube Collections page. Click a few buttons and there you have it, an order for a dozen DVDs with your content on, at a cheap price of only a few thousand dollars. What could be simpler, and more convenient?
One of the most famous on April 1 this year, and will surely go down in history as possibly Google's best April Fools' joke. Introducing an old-school Google 8-bit Maps which gives you a blocky, mostly green experience of the same old Google Maps you know and love, with a few differences. It surely surpasses Google's old trick of turning the Street View experience into 3D (glasses not included), by bringing a retro-experience right to your computer screen.