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Topic: emoji

Scientific community up in tentacles over Apple's 'upside down' squid emoji

12/05/2018, 07:12 pm

Apple's artistic decisions have once again landed the company in hot water, this time with scientists who take issue with the tech giant's emoji rendition of a squid.

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MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 update brings Group FaceTime, other bug fixes

10/30/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple has released macOS 10.14.1 with the promised new 32-person video conferencing feature alongside performance improvements and bug fixes. The update also brings the Mac into line with iOS with 70 new emoji.

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Unicode's Emoji 12.0 candidates for iOS 13 include more skin tone combos & handicap options

10/23/2018, 03:10 pm

The Unicode Consortium on Tuesday showed off 236 draft candidates for Emoji 12.0, which should make its way onto Apple platforms sometime in 2019 with iOS 13 and macOS 10.15.

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Apple 'fixes' bagel emoji to look tastier in upcoming iOS 12.1 update

10/16/2018, 08:10 am

Apparently bowing to an undercurrent of criticism, the latest beta of iOS 12.1 now features an updated bagel emoji intended to look more appealing.

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What's new in iOS 12.1 beta 2 -- bug fixes, emoji, and charging fix

10/02/2018, 04:10 pm

The second beta of iOS 12.1 has arrived and with it comes several improvements. Notably, it includes over 70 new emoji, a fix for the charging bug introduced in iOS 12, and performance improvements.

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Apple teases iOS 12.1 release that will add 70 new emoji to Messages

10/02/2018, 01:10 pm

More than 70 new emoji will be coming soon to iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, including new characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji representing animals, sports and food.

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Unicode 12 emoji shortlist includes 55 gender & skin tone combos for couples holding hands

08/09/2018, 04:08 pm

On Thursday the Unicode Consortium -- of which Apple is a part -- announced the 179 candidates that are on the shortlist for emoji in Unicode 12, which should reach iPhones and other mobile devices in the first quarter of 2019.

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Hands on with Apple's new Unicode 11 emoji coming later this year

07/16/2018, 06:07 pm

Apple on Monday previewed a new set of emoji coming later this year to iOS, watchOS and macOS. Take a sneak peek at the more than 70 new characters you can expect to see on your Apple device in this video.

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Apple teases upcoming emoji additions in iOS and macOS to mark World Emoji Day

07/16/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple is celebrating World Emoji Day on July 17 by sharing what some of the new emoji arriving to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later this year will look like, with the new batch featuring new hair options for characters and more expressions.

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How to make and use personalized Memoji on iPhone X in iOS 12

06/05/2018, 08:06 pm

In iOS 12, iPhone X users will be able create their own customized Memoji character right in the Messages app. Choose from hundreds of different design combinations to create any number of different characters to use in iMessage conversations, or even FaceTime calls.

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Emoji candidates for 'iOS 13' revealed ahead of iOS 12 unveiling

06/01/2018, 11:06 am

The Emoji Consortium has unveiled candidates for 2019 additions to its official list, likely only to see the light of day close to the debut of iOS 13.

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Apple proposes guide dogs, wheelchairs & other disability-themed emoji for next version of Unicode

03/23/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple has submitted an assortment of disability-related emoji for consideration by the Unicode Consortium, which if accepted would change the messaging standards for all computing devices, not just Apple's.

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Superheroes, supervillains among 157 new emoji coming to iOS later this year

02/07/2018, 07:02 pm

The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday revealed a finalized list of 157 emoji due to arrive as part of Unicode 11 standard, offering iOS users a glimpse at the new characters they will likely have access to later this year.

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Apple cracks down on unsanctioned use of its emoji designs in third-party apps

02/07/2018, 10:02 am

Apple appears to be taking a harder stance against developers using its custom emoji font, known as Apple Color Emoji, even in the case of apps that have been using the art for years.

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Apple shows off vampires, fairies, & other new emoji coming in next week's iOS 11.1 betas

10/06/2017, 08:10 am

Apple on Friday took the unusual approach of revealing some of the emoji coming to next week's public and developer betas of iOS 11.1, as well as upcoming versions of macOS and watchOS.

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'Cold' smiley, frowning poo among 67 emoji potentially headed to iPhone & Mac in 2018

08/04/2017, 09:08 am

The Unicode Technical Committee has introduced 67 emoji as "draft candidates" for inclusion in the Unicode 11 standard come the second half of 2018, which may dictate what characters will be seen in "iOS 12" and the follow-up to macOS High Sierra.

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Apple celebrates World Emoji Day with tease of new options in iOS 11, High Sierra

07/17/2017, 11:07 am

To commemorate World Emoji Day, Apple has shared some new emoji included in the next versions of its operating systems, and is promoting some movies with titles made of the graphics.

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