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The best online April Fools' pranks of 2011

- Matthew Shaer

3. The Toshiba Spectacle

Well, why not. Everything else is in 3D these days. Today, electronics maker Toshiba revealed a new device called the Spectacle, which allows users to view the world in 3D, all while looking like a cross between the Terminator and a pirate. Luckily, the Spectacle is "encased in black-plated tungsten carbide for a lightweight and durable construction," Toshiba promises. What a relief.

The somewhat ungrammatical tagline for the Spectacle: "One-eyed 3D so real, be careful what you watch." Video below.


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