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Topic: animoji

Video: Animoji on the iPhone X versus AR Emoji on the Galaxy S9 Plus

03/22/2018, 03:03 pm

Apple and Samsung both have hardware for facial recognition of users that are being used for animoji -- and AppleInsider compares the two systems.


Samsung defends Galaxy S9's 'AR Emoji,' says feature doesn't copy iPhone X's Animoji

02/26/2018, 11:02 am

"AR Emoji" -- a feature on the newly-announced Galaxy S9 -- has been in development for many years, and isn't a copy of the Animoji found on Apple's iPhone X, said Samsung mobile head D.J. Koh.


Samsung's Galaxy S9 expected to copy iPhone X's animoji with '3D emoji' feature

02/13/2018, 12:02 pm

Looking to keep up with Apple's iPhone X, Samsung is planning to add an animoji-like "3D emoji" feature to the Galaxy S9 premiering later this month, according to a Korean report.


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.


New Apple ad for iPhone X Animoji features Grammy nominees Childish Gambino, Migos

01/26/2018, 03:01 pm

Apple continues to embrace Animoji karaoke in its latest YouTube spot, using Childish Gambino's song "Redbone," as well as "Stir Fry" by Megos.


iOS 11.3 coming this spring with battery and performance settings, ARKit 1.5, new Animoji

01/24/2018, 09:01 am

In a sign that Apple will continue to update iOS regularly instead of withholding features for its next major point-zero release, Apple on Wednesday revealed new features coming to an iOS 11.3 update this spring, including the ability to toggle the power management feature for iPhone models with aging batteries.


Apple 2017 year in review: iPhone X with Face ID signals major platform shift

12/29/2017, 02:12 pm

To mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple released the iPhone X -- that's pronounced "ten," as the company is eager to point out. While it may not be an earth-shaking revelation, it's an important signpost for where Apple plans to be 10 years from now -- assuming we're even still using smartphones in 2027.


Honor's new View 10 phone brings iPhone X-style Animoji to Android

12/05/2017, 06:12 pm

Huawei's Honor brand on Tuesday revealed the Android-based View 10, a new flagship phone that features a direct imitation of the Animoji feature available on Apple's iPhone X.


Apple's new iPhone X ads tout animoji karaoke & Face ID

11/27/2017, 04:11 pm

Apple on Monday released four new commercials for the iPhone X, all of them concentrating on the device's TrueDepth camera.


Apple updates Workflow with iOS 11 & iPhone X optimizations

11/08/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday updated its Workflow automation app for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with optimizations for the iPhone X, as well as support for various iOS 11 features.


iPhone X tips: How to record your own Animoji karaoke

11/06/2017, 12:11 pm

Apple's Animoji are a smash hit, but one of their most popular uses is not what was originally intended: lip syncing along with your favorite songs. The process of recording it is a little unconventional, but AppleInsider is here to explain how you can get in on the fun.


Apple's 'A Guided Tour' video walks users through iPhone X Face ID, Animoji, and more

11/03/2017, 02:11 pm

To accommodate the millions of new iPhone X users, Apple has posted "A Guided Tour" on YouTube, showing users Face ID, Animoji, Portrait Lighting, and new gestures used to navigate the phone.


Original iPhone early reviewer Steven Levy heralds iPhone X as kicking off Apple's next decade

10/30/2017, 09:10 am

One of the first four reviewers of the original iPhone has been granted permission to publish his assessment of Apple's effort 10 years down the road -- the OLED iPhone X.


Apple sued over 'Animoji' trademark, allegedly tried to buy IP rights prior to iPhone X debut

10/19/2017, 11:10 pm

A Japanese company on Wednesday filed suit against Apple for allegedly infringing on a U.S. trademark covering "Animoji," which the Cupertino tech giant is using to market a new facial recognition feature introduced with iPhone X.


Apple and the future of photography in Depth: part 2, iPhone X

10/05/2017, 01:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Apple has since rapidly advanced its capabilities in mobile photography to the point where iPhone is now globally famous for its billboard-sized artwork and has been used to shoot feature length films for cinematic release. iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth. Here's a look at the future of photos, focusing on new features in the upcoming iPhone X.


Apple isn't expected to catch up to iPhone X demand before first half of 2018

09/15/2017, 11:09 am

Apple is poised to be able to ship about 40 million iPhone X units before the end of 2017, which won't be nearly enough to meet consumer demand for the redesigned handset with edge-to-edge OLED display, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.