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Easter Eggs in Software: Our Fun Selection

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Easter Eggs in Software: Our Fun Selection

It’s that chocolatey time of the year again! Bunnies are hopping, people are shopping, and the Easter egg hall of fame just keeps getting better and better.

If you’ve hung around this blog for longer than five seconds, though, you probably know we’re not talking about this classic display or even this other luxurious spectacle.

No, ever since Software Designer Warren Robinett cheekily credited himself in a room concealed within Atari’s Adventure game, the popular tradition of Easter egg hunting has grown to denote another favourite pastime — particularly among tech gurus and aficionados.

So to mark the start of our paschal festivities, let’s take a look at some of the best hidden surprises you can find skulking in your devices right now!

Siri gets siriously peeved

Apple’s voice assistant is famously chock-full of Easter eggs, but to most of us, this has always begun with two iconic words: “hey Siri.”

Yet try confusing her with Google’s or Microsoft’s own offerings and you’ll be hit back with some unexpected sass.

“Ok Google” delivers a lethal “Very funny. I mean, not funny ‘haha,’