31 Mar '12, 2pm

April Fool’s Day pranks: via @ee_times

Ah, April Fool’s day. This year with it being on a Sunday, nobody in the industry will quite trust Friday or Monday. Where does this celebration, for want of a better term come from? One theory is that it is related to the changing of the calendar that I discussed some time ago. The end of March would have been January 1st, but as you can expect some people may not have heard the news or got confused, especially since different people adopted the calendar at different times. However, Chaucer spoke about it in The Canterbury Tales which was written in 1392, long before the change of the calendar in the 16th century. Whatever the origin, it has become a tradition that everyone seems to enjoy. So, here is a prank to pull on people with an iPhone who may have left it unlocked. Go the Settings->General->Keyboard and Add New Shortcut. Put something like “Oh no – not again” in fo...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/other/4370171/Ap...

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