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Easter Eggs Programmed into iOS Devices

Programmers must have to make life exciting by hiding little treasures in the software. These little treasures come in the form of games or flashy extras. Here are a ew that you can expect to find hidden in the iOS of your iPhone or MacBook.

If your MacBook detects a PC on your network, it will give you the blue screen of death

Mac Blue Screen
Mac Blue Screen of Death

Here are a few more Easter Eggs programmed into your iOS devices.

Play Mini Games
Inside Applications
go to the Utilities folder
Open Terminal
type “emacs” (without the quotes)
hit enter.
Press the esc key and the X key at the same time.
At prompts type “tetris” and get ready to spend hours playing this very addictive game.

You can also type in “pong” or “snake.”

Slo Mo Effects
When minimizing windows hold the shift key and you’ll see a genie effect.

Using the same directions for mini games above you can get a typed version of “Siri.”
Type in Doctor and it will ask what your problem is and you can carry on a conversation.

Funny things to ask Siri:
Siri has some thoughts on movies. Ask what Inception is about.
Here are more movies she has interesting answers for.
Star Trek
The Matrix
2001: A Space Odyssey
Wizard of Oz

More funny things to ask Siri:


Easter Eggs Hidden in Smartphones and Browsers

Google Earth Flight Simulator

To load the Google Earth flight simulator, go to Google Earth, type Ctrl-Alt A on PC or Cmd-Opt A on a Mac. You’ll have your choice of an F-16 or an SR-22. As far as controlling your flight, you can figure it out from there or use Google Earth keyboard controls help page.


Here are a few more Google Tricks
Type “Do a Barrel Roll” into search field in Google

Type “Askew” into search field in Google

Google Gravity


YouTube Snakey

If you open a YouTube video, click in the frame right after the video starts loading, then immediately type one of the keyboard’s arrow keys, you can start playing a game of snakey on the video as it plays. Don’t run into the walls!


Android-Google Now

Ever hear the song by Ylvis’ smash hit “The Fox.” If you ask Google Now, “What does the fox say?” it will reply with a “Hatee-hatee-hatee-ho!” Ask it again and you’ll get a “Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!”

For MANY more, google Now fun questions go here

Here are some funny things to ask Siri click here

All Android Smartphones Game

Go to SettingsAbout Phone

Find Android Version and tap n it quickly 5 times.

If you are in Lollipop, tap on the circle on the screen until you see the lollipop. Then prese and hold the lollipop. It’ll bring you the game.

Android Lollipop game
How to Get to the hidden game in Android