E-Waste Quadcopter Built Using PC Fans (Not Really)

Yet another April fools day pranks thats worth a mention is the quadcopter from e-waste, which has been published over on the Hack A Day website, showing what looks like a really cool concept but unfortunately not a real quadcopter.

The unique looking quadcopter has been fabricated using a number of PC fans and a few extra components fixed into place, to create a fantastic effective April fools E-Waste Quadcopter.

E-Waste Quadcopter

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Google Maps Pokémon Challenge Launched For April Fools By Google (video)

For this years April fools day Google has launched a Google Maps Pokémon Challenge which has overrun Google Maps with the cute Pokémon characters for users of their mobile Google Maps app to find.

From today dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps, explains Google. Watch the video after the jump to learn more and begin your Google Maps Pokémon Challenge quest.

Google Maps Pokémon Challenge

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Tickle App Creates Fake Calls To Save You In Awkward Situations (video)

If you sometimes find yourself in awkward situations that you would like too be able to leave without a fuss, a new smartphone application called Tickle might be able to help you make a clean exit.

The unique Tickle app has been specifically created to get out of awkward situations and uses your smartphones accelerometer. Once activated by touching your phone in an awkward manner, the Tickle application will generate a phantom phone call. Check out the video after the jump to see it in action and learn more.

Tickle App

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Oscar Mayer iPhone Adapter Lets You Wake To The Smell Of Bacon (video)

Oscar Mayer the American meat and cold cut production company, has today unveiled a new promotional device they have created for Apple’s iPhone that allows users to wake to the smell of bacon.

The promotional iOS device created by Oscar Mayer attaches to the bottom of your iOS device and uses a companion alarm application which triggers the release of the bacon odour spray. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about this very unique alarm clock and how you can get your very own.

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NASA Employs GLaDOS Computer From Valve’s Portal Game To Explain Nuclear Fusion (video)

NASA has employed the services of GLaDOS from Valve’s Portal game to help in an educational video from NASA explaining the difference between Fusion vs. Fission.

So if you have ever wondered what the difference is between the two, check out the humorous video after the jump where GLaDOS makes it easy to understand, in her own unique way with a little help from two NASA technicians.


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Netflix Makes Fun Of Amazon With Drone Delivery Service (video)

With Amazon’s new Prime video service set to launch in the UK and Germany tomorrow one of its biggest rivals Netflix has this week released a new marketing video making fun of Amazon’s Prime Air service.

It was not long ago that Amazon announced it would be trying a new humorous drone delivery service to deliver parcels extra quick to some of its users. Netflix has now taken this one step further in their humorous video providing Netflix users with a new method of receiving movies to where ever they maybe using the Netflix Drone 2 service. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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Rise of Electro The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer Released (video)

A new trailer called Rise of Electro has been released this week for the upcoming new movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which reveals a little more about the storyline and characters you can expect to see in the latest Spider Man movie.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be arriving in theatres May 2nd, 2014 and has been directed by Marc Webb and stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Felicity Jones, Colm Feore, and Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn.

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Awesome Silicon Valley HBO Series Teaser Trailer Released (video)

Those of you that are looking forward to the launch of the new Silicon Valley HBO series are sure to enjoy this hilarious teaser trailer which is being released this week to whet your appetite before Silicon Valley premieres on April 6th at 10pm ET, only on HBO.

The Silicon Valley HBO series centers around six programmers who are living together and trying to make it big in the Silicon Valley and the first season consists of 8 episodes..

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Meanwhile, on Twitch Plays Pokemon

We’re about to finish out the 11th day on Twitch Plays Pokemon and quite a bit has happened since I last broke the story a week ago. Seeing as how it’s an ongoing social experimentation phenomenon that’s likely going to be the biggest gaming story of the year, I thought I’d update everyone on what has taken place thus far.

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DHL Tricks Competitors Into Advertising For Them (video)

DHL has this week unveiled a humorous trick its played on their competitors which force them to advertise DHL services on bulky hard to manage parcels they were delivering.

In the very innovative and humorous prank DHL used thermal-activated tape on parcels it then had its competitors deliver for them to hard to reach addresses advertising the words “DHL is Faster”. Lets hope UPS, TNT and DPD has seen the funny side, check it out in the video after the jump.

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Ping Pong Champion Takes On Kuka Robot In Man Vs Machine Battle (video)

In just over 20 days time the German ping pong champion is set to go head-to-head against the awesome might of the KUKA Robotics industrial robot in a man vs machine ping pong competition.

The battle of ping pin g has been arranged by KUKA Robotics to celebrate the opening of its first manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China and has enlisted the skills of ping pong pro Timo Boll to challenge the companies fastest robot to a game of ping pong. check out the event trailer after the jump to whet your appetite.

Ping Pong Champion Takes On Kuka Robot

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Huawei Uses iPhone And Siri To Tease Their New Tablet And Smartphones (video)

Ahead of the the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei has used an iPhone styled smartphone and a clone of Apple’s personal assistant Siri to help advertise and tease their new tablet and smartphone devices. Which Huawei will be showcasing at this years MWC 2014 event taking place between 24-27th February 2014.

Huawei has enlisted the help of a voice similar to Apple’s Siri to reveal a few teaser images of their new devices which are expected to take the form of then new and as yet unannounced Huawei Ascend P7 and Huawei Ascend D3 smartphones as well as maybe smartwatch and tablet devices. Check out the teaser video created by Huawei after the jump to learn more.

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