iPod and iPhone case and accessory manufacturer Proporta starts the 2008 April Fool ball rolling with a press release about its Advanced Pane Protector that protects windows from "a downpour of hailstones or an influx of seagulls with digestive issues".

Apparently "each kit contains a screen cleaning blanket and a giant shatterproof ruler to make perfect-fitting quick and easy". It is also available in a special Skyscraper Pack.

More spurious details here.

More spurious details here.