HappyApril Fools’ Day again, from Google. This year the company has announced therelease of “Gmail Motion”:
Google has long participated in April Fools’-its first prank was back in 2000when the company announced “MentalPlex,” which invited users tosimply visualize what they wanted to search for. There was also “GmailPaper” in 2007, a supposed physical archive of all your email, “CustomTime” in 2008, allowing you to change the time stamp of your messages, anda 3-D version of Google Chrome in 2009.
As for Gmail Motion, Twitter user michaelmurphy says, “I gesture at mycomputer regularly and it’s probably better that it doesn’t understand.”