Tag Archive: Icons


How to Use 72 New Emoji Icons Right Now from Unicode 9

iOS 10 is probably going to include 72 new emoji characters as part of the Unicode 9.0 standard, but you don’t have to wait for the next generation operating system if you want to start having fun with the new emojis right now. Using a little copy and paste trickery, you can get ahold of … Read More

iPad Pro packs enough pixels to fit an iPhone screen between its icons

The iPad Pro’s display is huge. 5.6 million pixels huge. It’s hard to comprehend just how gigantic a display with ‘78% more display area than the iPad Air 2’ is, so developer Dennis Munsie put it into the perspective by showing that there’s actually more pixels inbetween the iPad Pro’s app icons, than there are […]

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Crack into a vast library of custom icons for any design with the Noun Project – 85% off [Deals]

Symbols have been key to the way humans express ideas for millennia, and and as visual communications get supercharged by the internet, designers can never have too many options. The universal power of symbols inspired the creators of the Noun Project, a massive collection of royalty-free icons meant to empower designers with the means to […]

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10 super-adorable Apple Watch app icons

Crafting a tiny icon for an Apple Watch app is a huge design challenge. Coming up with one that’s truly adorable – even at 80 pixels by 80 pixels – requires something like a graphic design miracle. Lucky for anyone…Read more ›

Make Console Easier to Read in OS X with PID, Icons, & Bold View Options

By default, the OS X Console app view is quite simple, displaying events and logs in nothing but plain text, which makes it not very different from viewing system logs from the command line on a Mac. There’s nothing wrong with that, but if you’re a Mac user who spends a fair amount of time … Read More

Lose the Yellow People Emoji! How to Access Diverse Emoji Icons in iOS

Apple has changed the Emoji characters in iOS and OS X to include many new diverse emoji variations. In the process of diversifying our Emoji keyboards, Apple also turned most of the default people emoji icons into curious looking yellow characters, which look a bit like LEGO characters meet The Simpsons. But once you understand … Read More

Lose the Yellow People Emoji! How to Access Diverse Emoji Icons in iOS

Apple has changed the Emoji characters in iOS and OS X to include many new diverse emoji variations. In the process of diversifying our Emoji keyboards, Apple also turned most of the default people emoji icons into curious looking yellow characters, which look a bit like LEGO characters meet The Simpsons. But once you understand … Read More [Read More…]

Move or Remove Icons from Safari Bookmarks Menu in OS X Yosemite

When you click into the URL bar of Safari in OS X Yosemite, a panel menu of website bookmark icons appears directly under the address bar. This can offer a quick way to access web bookmarks in Safari from a Mac, but it’s fairly likely you’ll discover a few bookmarks in the icon view that … Read More

Apple TV update adds Beats Music, new icons, iOS 8 features

Apple TV updated Wednesday morning, giving the main screen a whole new look and adding Beats Music as a “channel.” The icons for Music, Computers and TV Shows all have a new, almost pastel look, while all the icons seem…Read more ›

Open a File from One App in Another Mac App with Proxy Icons

How often have you had a file open in one application on your Mac, only to need it opened in another OS X app instead? Fairly often, right? When confronted with that situation, most Mac users will do one of two things; go back to the Finder file system and re-open the file in the … Read More [Read More…]