Tag Archive: Mysterious


Mysterious Gmail bug puts skull and crossbones in your inbox

A mysterious Gmail bug is putting a skull and crossbones emoji inside users’ inboxes. Hovering over the icon displays creepy messages like “Component Spy,” “Chat Spy,” and “Data Spy” — but it’s actually totally harmless, and Google is already working to fix it. The bug affects a specific set of user accounts, and can be […]

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Mysterious ‘snake’ Apple Watch error? Here’s what it means

Seven months after its launch, we appear to be seeing a previously unheard-of Apple Watch error, but we think we’ve figured out what it means. Wall Street Journal tech editor Joanna Stern brought the issue to attention on her Twitter account; the screen kind of looks like her Apple Watch had suddenly decided to play […]

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True meaning of Apple’s mysterious new emoji has been revealed

Apple’s new ‘Eye in Speech Bubble’ emoji has mystified us ever since it was first discovered last month, but now that iOS 9.1 is out to the public, we finally know the full story (and meaning) behind the odd new emoji. The mystery emoji was fast-tracked by Apple instead of going through the normal Unicode […]

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Apple created a mysterious new emoji and no one knows why

A mysterious new emoji has been added by Apple to iOS 9.1 and OS X El Capitan, but unlike the other emoji supported by Apple, this weird new pictogram wasn’t created by the Unicode Authority, and no one knows why it exists. Apple plans to give emoji the middle finger when iOS 9.1 drops later […]

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NASA flyby gives closer look at Pluto’s mysterious ‘heart’

We downgraded its status, but Pluto still showed us its heart. A spartan but warm-toned orb with a prominent heart-shaped terrain came into clear view Tuesday morning after NASA’s New Horizons snapped a picture some 476,000 miles from its surface…Read more ›

Mysterious Apple minivans are mapping vehicles, experts say

The mysterious Apple minivans roaming the roads in California, Florida and elsewhere are generally assumed to be self-driving cars, but they are not. They are almost undoubtedly collecting data for maps. They are “almost certainly a mapping vehicle,” said Paul…Read more ›

Mysterious dwarf planet gets NASA and space geeks buzzing

The dwarf planet named after the Roman goddess of motherly relationships will soon have a new friend. And scientists and space-exploration geeks here on Earth can’t wait for that friend, the space probe Dawn, to start dishing. Dawn, launched in…Read more ›

How to delete mysterious ‘other’ data from your iPhone and iPad

There’s nothing more frustrating than a beautiful iPhone that has zero GB of storage left.Especially when you see that a lot of room is actually taken up a mysterious “other” section that just seems to grow bigger over time. In today’s handy video,…Read more ›

Mysterious iPhone 6 running iOS 7 hacked together from leaked parts

The Chinese are so good at cloning Apple’s upcoming products that they regularly release fully functional doppelgangers of the next iPhone before Apple has even officially announced it. But these are ‘clones’ in only the vaguest sense, because they always…Read more ›

Uncovering 8 mysterious new iOS 8 features

Apple’s WWDC keynote just days ago brought us many new iOS 8 features to look forward to downloading this Fall. Thanks to an immediate downloadable beta version open for developers, many have found even more useful features and changes not…Read more ›