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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

When ToI got taken in by Google's April Fool's prank

  • Item in The Times of India on Tuesday, April 3, 2012:
Gmail reinvents Morse Code
    Gmail has brought a new app on smartphones, the Gmail Tap. The application seeks to replace the clunky qwerty keypad and often uncomfortable touch keypad on smartphones by using two keys representing dots and dashes in Morse Code. Users will simply have to keep pressing two buttons for getting the letters. The big downside, you have to learn Morse code for the app.
  • Item in The Times of India on Tuesday, April 9, 2012:
WE TOO WERE FOOLED
With reference to the Cyber Track item ‘Gmail reinvents Morse Code’ on April 3, it was an April Fools Day prank video by Google.