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Duped by April Fool’s Prank, KSWB Anchor Licks iPad On-Air

Many anchors and reporters are obsessed with their smartphones and iPads, but KSWB morning anchor Shally Zomorodi took the attraction a bit too far last Friday.

Raoul Martinez,  Zomorodi’s co-anchor on the Fox-affiliate’s morning show, shared an intriguing news item on Friday: a new app that allows you to taste and smell food or beverages right on your smartphone or iPad. Smirking, Martinez asked Zomorodi to try it out with him.

After Zomorodi skeptically sniffed and even licked an iPad, it was revealed that the “Virtual Sip” app was, yes, an April Fool’s prank (video above).

“My peeps got me good,” Zomorodi wrote on her Facebook page following the prank. “Can’t believe I fell for it!!!”

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