Google's Gmail motion April Fool's Day joke takes a swipe at Kinect?

April 1, 2011: 8:51 AM ET

It might be just me, but this gag from Google reminds me of the Kinect demonstration that Microsoft gave at CES.

One of Google's (GOOG) gags today is a new way to operate Gmail - with your body movements. (be sure to check out the motion for sending an email)

That's amusing, but it reminds me of Microsoft's (MSFT) Kinect demonstration, below:

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Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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