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April Fools Prank for Mac & PC: Set the Windows Black Screen of Death as Screen Saver

Apr 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
The Windows 11 Black Screen of Death

Want a stupid, goofy, harmless tech prank to play on someone this April Fools? Set the all new Windows Black Screen of Death (BSOD) error screen as the screen saver on their computer! This trick works for both Mac and Windows, and it’s arguably even more funny on the Mac since, well, the Mac isn’t … Read More

April Fools Prank for Mac & PC: Set a Screen Shot as Screen Saver

Apr 1, 2019 - 9 Comments
Set a screenshot as screen saver Mac prank

Love it or hate it, but it’s April Fools Day, which means much of the internet is even less believable than normal, full of extra stupid jokes and ridiculous claims. We usually like to offer harmless or goofy pranks as April Fools jokes and this year we’re going to focus on a very simple prank … Read More

April Fools: The Broken Screen Wallpaper Prank for iPhone, iPad, Android

Apr 1, 2018 - 5 Comments

It’s April Fools day, which means the internet is basically full of baloney and nothing ca can be trusted or taken seriously. But rather than feed you a lump of imaginary doo-doo, we typically like to share general Apple pranks for April Fools Day around here. This year we’ve got a silly prank that works … Read More

April Fools! The “iPhone is Disabled” Wallpaper Prank

Apr 1, 2016 - 7 Comments
iPhone is disabled, try again 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. Of course this isn’t limited to the official prank holiday of April first, and you can use it to fool … Read More

Humor: Use Comic Sans as the System Font in OS X Yosemite

Feb 6, 2015 - 33 Comments

If you’re not happy with the usage of Helvetica Neue as a system font in OS X Yosemite, why not go completely ridiculous and replace the Mac system font with Comic Sans? Yes Comic Sans, somewhere high on the list of worst fonts ever, can now be the universal system font on Mac OS X. … Read More

4 Goofy April Fools Day Pranks to Play on Mac Users

Apr 1, 2014 - 22 Comments
Mac Pranks for April Fools

It’s April Fools Day, that means the internet is full of useless stuff and just about everything should be doubted. But rather than feed you BS, we’ll show you how you can contribute to some general tomfoolery by pranking your friends, family, and coworkers with some fun and harmless little Mac pranks. Ready to goof … Read More

A Very Dumb Yet Amusing iMessage Prank: Infinite Typing Indicator GIF

Dec 4, 2013 - 40 Comments
iMessage sending animated gif

Now that the iMessage protocol supports animated gifs, you can play an incredibly stupid prank on your friends by sending them this amusing animated image of the infamous “typing” animation that plays when the person on the other end of an iMessage conversation is in the midst of a reply. All you need to do … Read More

Fake Kernel Panic is the Ultimate Mac Prank

Mar 1, 2011 - 18 Comments

The kernel panic. You know the feeling when you get one, it’s that awful combination of dread and mortification knowing that you probably just lost whatever it is that you’re working on, and that your Mac might be in bad shape. You instantly start racking your brain with potential troubleshooting efforts to try and resolve … Read More

Apple Remote Control Mischief: Why You Should Disable the Mac Remote

Jan 18, 2011 - 7 Comments

I recently published a guide on how to disable the Apple Remote Control, and one of our readers wrote in with a good prank that demonstrates why you’d want to turn off the remote or at least pair one to your specific Mac: Want to know why you should turn off the Apple Remote? Try … Read More

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