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El Reg April Fools 2010

All the gags, after the fact

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Word that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) - the most powerful atomsmasher ever assembled by the human race - caused a hyperdimensional portal leading to an inhabited parallel universe to open up deep beneath Switzerland, in what may be the opening move of a cross-continuum invasion campaign, is yesterday's news. Which is to say, it's not really news at all.

But it's certainly worth a read. You can browse all our 2010 April Fools gags below - though it's not nearly as fun when you know they're gags. Of course, some carry more truth than others:

DIMENSIONAL PORTAL INCURSION AT THE LHC!
Elite troops confront 'response' to 7 TeV collisions

Google to digitize world+dog with People View
Physical ad targeting

Apple drops HTML from iPhone and iPad
Jobs conjures iHTML

Associated Newspapers, GMG to pool newsrooms
Mail and Guardian trial Write once, Read everywhere

Irish civil rights group takes aim at iPad launch
Gaelic speakers want to give Apple a good boxing

If internet had existed before we were born would we be here now?
Web is like a pizza box, for sure

New Reg comments system ready to launch
Forums a la mod - or not, as you prefer

See you next year. ®

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