Google's April Fools' Day Joke May Be On Google
MICHELE NORRIS, Host:
Imagine being able to write an email by getting out of your chair and - say, waving your hands. To send a message, pretend you're licking a stamp and putting it on an imaginary envelope. Well, Google announced just that on Friday, calling the breakthrough Gmail Motion.
U: Our bodies did not evolve to sit at a desk in a rigid position all day. And it is my feeling that Gmail Motion will free the regular user.
NORRIS: In a video they posted online, you can watch someone actually composing an email using body motion.
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U: And so now, finally, the last step is, I want to send off this message. So I'm going to lick the stamp and send it. That's it.
NORRIS: The technology itself is still considered experimental, so don't throw out your keyboard or your office chair just yet.
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