Tag Archive: Emojis


Cult of Mac Magazine: We ❤ emojis

It’s emoji time, thanks to fresh iOS 9 and OS X updates that bring a ton of new pictograms to the Apple universe. In this week’s edition of Cult of Mac Magazine, we’ve got great emoji how-tos, Apple news, and product reviews, plus the story of a Mac developer who schemed up a brilliant way […]

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Up yours, Unicorn Burrito: Unleash iOS 9.1’s awesome new emojis

This week’s update to iOS 9.1 did more than just squash some bugs and tweak the Shift key. It also added a ton of new emojis to your built-in keyboard. If you want to put a number on it, iOS 9.1 adds 184 new, tiny pictures to spice up your text messages. It may be […]

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Pro Tip: New emojis aren’t out for iOS 9 yet

Some iPhone and iPad users upgrading to iOS 9 today have been looking forward to expressing their love of tacos, burritos, and unicorns — and their disdain for everything else — using the much-touted new emojis, which include the coveted and versatile “middle finger” icon. But unfortunately for those folks, we’re going to have to […]

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OMG! Emojis are the stars of an upcoming blockbuster from Sony

We’ve already got one “must see” tech-themed movie coming up this year with the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, but Hollywood’s not done when it come to giving technology the big screen treatment. In a deal reported to be worth close…

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Smell the bacon? It’s one of 38 new emojis on the way

If you’ve long found yourself unable to communicate effectively with your friends because of the lack of “bacon,” “shark” and “man in tuxedo” emojis, you could be in luck next year. That’e because the Unicode Consortium, aka the Mountain View,…

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What emojis really mean, according to Instagram

  Emoji have gone from cute little pictograms only teens use, to a near-universal method of expression for all languages in about four years. Instagram has been tracking the use of emoji in posts and noticed an explosion of emoji…

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Why you really want to update iOS now (it’s not emojis)

With reports that it can break elements of Touch ID, there are plenty of reasons to consider not upgrading to iOS 8.3, the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS. But here’s a very good reason to: according to security researchers,…

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Why you’re seeing weird alien emojis everywhere

Apple released big updates to iOS and OS X today, and among the changes is a whole lot of new emojis. There are over 300 emojis added by Apple as part of an update to the Unicode standard, and most…

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OS X update brings Photos app and hundreds of new emojis

Apple has released OS X 10.10.3 to the public. The update includes the all-new Photos app, which has been in beta for the last several weeks. Hundreds of new emojis have also been added, along with improvements to Spotlight, Safari,…

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What Snapchat’s confusing new friend emojis mean

Snapchat used to have a “Best Friends” list that showed you who each of your friends snapped with the most. It was a little weird, slightly stalkerish part of the app that was removed last year. Now Snapchat has brought…

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