Curation Monday – April 1, 2013

Tech news bites from around the web

Tech-based news bites from across the web

Have you heard about Google Nose – the new scentsation in search? Announced April 1st.  Also announced – Gmail Blue. Oh, and by the way, YouTube is being shut down. Apparently, for the past 8 years, YouTube has really been a contest for the best video.  Are you suspicious yet? You should be.

Twitter has announced a two-tier service, where vowels will cost.  After all, who needs vowels? Hello Twttr!

And Sony is introducing its Animalia line of tech products for your pets. Because your hamster needs music while he/she runs on his wheel. And your dog needs his/her own home theatre with surround sound. Happy April Fool`s Day!

Have you seen any other good April Fool’s Day jokes? Share them with us!

Okay, enough with the April Fool`s Day silliness across the web. Onto the everyday stuff…

Hey Dr. Who fans – yes, you – the Doctor’s new co-star has never watched the show, and stays away from social media.  Via @mashable

This takes crowdsourcing to a whole new level. I`m not sure what to think of this plan (but I do find it a bit disconcerting) – Walmart considering getting customers to deliver packages to online buyers. Via @Reuters

Have you always wanted to create your own magazine? If you are an iOS user, you can now use Flipboard to do this. In the first 24 hours after launch, more than 100,000 magazines had been created. That’s a lot of magazines in a very short time. Via @mashable

Have a great week!

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