Tag Archive: Characters


8 characters that cause Skype to have a catastrophic breakdown

It’s a bad week for simple messages capable of bringing down entire apps. Following on from Apple’s Messages-crashing “Unicode of death” code, a nasty bug has been discovered in Skype, which promises to crash the software every time you attempt… Read more ›

Create a more secure iPhone passcode with special characters

Sure, you’ve got Touch ID set up on your iPhone 6, but you’ll still need a passcode to keep your iPhone secure. If you have an older iPhone without Touch ID, or your fingerprint isn’t recognized for any reason, you’ll… Read more ›

Injustice: Gods Among Us adds new challenge characters, improves multiplayer

Way better than it sounds iOS collectible card superhero beat-em-up Injustice: Gods Among Us recently received a notable update. Adding four new challenge characters, players can now expect to confront the likes of Killer Frost, Luchadore Bane, Arkham Origins Deathstroke… Read more ›

Injustice: Gods Among Us To Unleash Multiplayer Mode & New Characters

DC Comics comic game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, will be getting a new mobile multiplayer mode and tons of new characters, according to reports coming out of WonderCon. Developed by NetherRealm and published by Warner Brothers, the fighting game is… Read more ›

Angry Birds Star Wars II Update Brings New Secret Levels, Characters & More

Wondering what to download first on your new iPad Air? If you’re an Angry Birds fan, you’ll probably want to get the new Angry Birds Star Wars II update, which adds a bunch of new “secret†levels, new characters — including silver C3PO and…

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Activate Emoji And Other Special Characters In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

In case you missed it, OS X Mavericks came out yesterday and it’s free. If you’ve downloaded the latest operating system from our fine friends in Cupertino, then you’ll be able to check out this neat little tip. We all…

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Access Special Characters In Any App With OS X Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Messages Emoji

Don’t forget that the OS X Mavericks beta isn’t a final version—it’s meant to be used by developers to ensure that their software will work with Apple’s latest and greatest. With that disclaimer in mind, let’s check out a new little feature in the beta.

Many apps have had access to special characters before, like iChat and Messages. You’d simply click the little smiley face, for example, and get all the  [Read More…]

Add & Type Symbols, Glyphs, and Special Characters to the iOS Keyboard

Glyphs, symbols, and characters typed in iOS

There are many extra symbols, characters, and glyphs available on iOS that are not immediately accessible, but by adding a new keyboard you can gain access to the glyphs and symbols. This includes fun ones like the   Apple logo and smiley face ☺, and though there is some similarity to emoji, these symbols and glyphs are different from the Emoji keyboard, which is also  [Read More…]

Injustice: Gods Among Us Gets New Characters, Lobo, Red Son, To Beat On Each Other With

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Injustice: Gods Among Us, developed by NetherRealm and published by Warner Brothers, just updated on iOS today with new characters, including fan-favorite Lobo, the main main alien space-biker with an attitude and a huge cigar, along with Red Son characters Superman, Wonder Woman, and Solomon Grundy.

The fighting game is one of the few that gets it right on touch-based devices, bringing the console game (available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360) in  [Read More…]

Stylize Contacts & Names on the iPhone By Adding Emoji Characters

Add emoji icons to names

Adding Emoji to contacts names on the iPhone is a fun way to stylize individual contacts and to bring an additional layer of customization to iOS. Other than being fun looking, it can also help to quickly identify names in the contacts list, get an additional visual indicator of who sent a text message, and the emoticons even show up with incoming and outbound phone calls.

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