Happy Easter from all of us at Telitec!
In the world of tech and entertainment, an ‘Easter Egg’ has a different meaning to the treats you’ll be enjoying for Easter. They are hidden or unexpected features of games, apps, websites or services that are put there just for fun. Here are some great ones for you to find – they may not be the chocolate kind, but they’re still worth hunting down!
Google ‘Search’ Easter Eggs
Google is the master of hiding Easter Eggs in their products. From the main google.com page, you can trigger some very cool features by typing in specific phrases, from clever in-jokes to engrossing games. Unfortunately, sometimes Google retires many of their topical Easter Eggs after a short time, as was the case with their famous Star Wars promotions. Try Googling these terms and enjoy the silliness:
- ‘Do a barrel roll’
- ‘Flip a coin’ and ‘roll a die’
- ‘Anagram’ (you’ll have to look carefully to see the joke!)
- ‘Atari Breakout’ (must go to Google Images for this one to work)
- ‘I’m feeling curious’
IMDB – Spinal Tap
IMDB has a lot of great info about films and their cast members, and also rates them out of 10. However if film fans were to look up Spinal Tap on IMDB, you may notice something a bit odd about the rating…
Play Basketball on Facebook Messenger
This only works from inside the Messenger app. Send a lone basketball emoji to a friend from the emoji keyboard and then, once it’s sent, click it. A simple game where you flick the ball at a hoop will appear, and you can compete to beat your friend’s score.
Open Google Earth and type in Ctrl-Alt A. You will be able to explore Google Earth from your very own aeroplane!
Did we miss any? Let us know!