The best online April Fools' pranks of 2011

2. Gmail Motion

Forget the old point-and-click. Today, Google introduces the latest addition to its email platform – a functionality called Gmail Motion, which purportedly allows users to control Gmail via body movements. Among the promised rewards of using Gmail Motion: Increased productivity and a good workout.

"The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet even existed," reads copy posted to the Gmail Motion subsite. "Since then, countless technological advancements have allowed for much more efficient human computer interaction. Why then do we continue to use outdated technology?"

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