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  • TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0

    The always reliable Emojipedia (they have one job and they do it well (actually it’s a complex beat)) has posted the final list of emoji that will be included in the Unicode 10.0 release this June. There’s a bunch of great stuff in here if you like fantasy creatures and inclusion. But there are a couple clunkers, too. Let’s look at the best and worst of today’s emoji crop. Read More

  • The Swift is a programmable robotic arm for the masses

    The Swift is a programmable robotic arm for the masses

    As a child I always lusted after the Armatron robotic arm. Oh, the amazing things I would have done! I could have assembled miniature cars! Pinched my sister remotely! Gently squashed bugs to paste! But, alas, the Armatron was too expensive and I never got one. Now that I’m old and wizened I can finally get one. Or at least something like it. The Swift by UFactory is a crowdfunded… Read More

  • Smize! Tyra Banks emojis are here

    Smize! Tyra Banks emojis are here

    She’s a supermodel, TV producer, entrepreneur, educator…and now you can add emoji character to the list. The tireless Tyra Banks is announcing her latest project, TyTyMoji, which just launched in the iTunes store. The new app means your favorite Tyra moments from “America’s Next Top Model” and more will be encapsulated in stickers that you can send your friends… Read More

  • Hundreds of new and redesigned emoji come to iPhone & iPad with iOS 10.2

    Hundreds of new and redesigned emoji come to iPhone & iPad with iOS 10.2

    Along with the launch of updatedΒ tvOS software for Apple TV, Apple today also began rolling out the latest version ofΒ iOS, which at last brings the expanded lineup of new emoji to all users. In iOS 10.2, there are hundreds more emoji to choose from, including more diverse characters, more emoji representing different professions, more food, sports and animals, as well as several of the… Read More

  • Apple brings back the peach butt emoji

    Apple brings back the peach butt emoji

    Nobody can touch the peach butt emoji, not even Apple. A couple of weeks ago, Apple dropped the first iOS beta for iOS 10.2 with dozens of new and redesigned emojis. The world needs more emojis, I’m all for it. But Apple also accidentally redesigned the peach emoji and was a bit too literal — it didn’t quite look like a butt. Calm down, no need to grab the pitchforks. Read More

  • Apple, give me back my emoji

    Apple, give me back my emoji

    What have you done, Apple? Read More

  • Here are the emojis coming with iOS 10.2, including an astronaut emoji πŸŽ‰

    Apple dropped the first beta for iOS 10.2 today. And it comes with the latest update in emoji innovation. You may have noticed that Apple already redesigned most of the core emojis and added new gender and race options with iOS 10. But the company didn’t stop there. With iOS 10.2, Apple is adding full Unicode 9.0 support. Given that hundreds of millions of people use Apple-flavored… Read More

  • Football is definitely back because Twitter now has an emoji for every NFL team

    Football is definitely back because Twitter now has an emoji for every NFL team

    As if Twitter’s deal to stream NFL Thursday Night Football didn’t convince you that the social network was going all-in on the NFL, maybe this will. Twitter announced today (a day before tomorrow’s NFL season opener) that they made a custom hashtag emoji for every NFL team. There is also a #TNF hashtag for Thursday Night Football that shows the NFL logo on a helmet.Β Like… Read More