Google April Fools’ Day 2016

April Fools’ Day is an important day for Google because there are a lot of hoaxes and crazy features to show.

Google Japan announced a Physical Flick Bluetooth keyboard (translation). It’s called Furikku and the circuit board and firmware are open source. The keyboard is actually the hardware version of Google’s Japanese input software for Android.

“The device consists of a button that users can ‘push’ and also a sensor that detects ‘flick’ actions. There are 12 sensors and 8 complementary action buttons so a total of 20 sensors in the device. This device can be employed by users who are accustomed to typing letters on their smartphones, but not on their desktop keyboards,” mentions Google.


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