Tag Archive: Prank


Stage a Fiasco with a Prank Kernel Panic Screen Saver for Mac OS X

Little is dreaded more in the Mac world than the kernel panic, the Mac OS X equivalent of the Windows Blue Screen of Death of yesteryear. While modern versions of Mac OS X don’t display the kernel panic screen like they used to, that doesn’t mean you still can’t have some mischievous fun with a … Read More

April Fools! The “iPhone is Disabled” Wallpaper Prank

April Fools is a great time to play innocent pranks on fellow iPhone users, and one which nearly never fails to stump someone in a harmless manner is the infamous “iPhone is disabled” wallpaper prank. The idea is simple enough and relies on the legitimately annoying “iPhone is disabled, try again” error message which pops … Read More [Read More…]

April Fools! The “iPhone is Disabled” Wallpaper Prank

April Fools is a great time to play innocent pranks on fellow iPhone users, and one which nearly never fails to stump someone in a harmless manner is the infamous “iPhone is disabled” wallpaper prank. The idea is simple enough and relies on the legitimately annoying “iPhone is disabled, try again” error message which pops … Read More [Read More…]

Joke’s on Google after April Fools’ prank backfires

One of Google’s April Fools’ Day pranks was so unpopular with users that the company was forced to pull it just hours after it rolled out. The Gmail stunt, which automatically inserted a “mic drop” GIF into users’ emails as they were sent, was greeted by a torrent of complaints and labeled inappropriate. The idea […]

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April Fools! The “iPhone is Disabled” Wallpaper Prank

April Fools is a great time to play innocent pranks on fellow iPhone users, and one which nearly never fails to stump someone in a harmless manner is the infamous “iPhone is disabled” wallpaper prank. The idea is simple enough and relies on the legitimately annoying “iPhone is disabled, try again” error message which pops … Read More

iPad giveaway prank proves you shouldn’t ignore Terms and Conditions

Despite the fact that they frequently contain things we should be concerned about, it’s rare that we pay much (if any) attention to exactly what we’re agreeing to when we hit “Accept” on the Terms & Conditions section of some new app we’ve downloaded. However, a fun viral video by YouTube prankster Jena Kingsley shows why […]

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Latest Siri prank has more idiots calling emergency services

Siri has become an accessory to even more bullcrap from the Internet as pranksters have found another way to trick Apple’s digital assistant into contacting emergency services. And it’s only slightly less dumb than you think. The prank claims that… Read more ›

Google suspends Map Maker service after peeing prank

Android lovers couldn’t have been more excited to see the Android bot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps last month, but Google was far from pleased with the coverage. The company has now suspended the Map Maker service that… Read more ›

Glitter bomber gives up on popular prank service

As promised by the web service, a glitter bomb sent to an enemy can be a real nuisance. But the glitter that just wouldn’t go away turned out to be on the hands of the man who created shipyourenemiesglitter.com, who… Read more ›

Apple employees sue, iWatch prank and the rest of this week’s hottest news

Watch today’s Cult of Mac news roundup for details on a lawsuit filed by Apple employees. Plus, you’ll get info on the latest Apple software updates, a look at the Starbucks app’s new capabilities and Jimmy Kimmel’s hilarious iWatch prank.… Read more ›