17 July marks World Emoji Day and to celebrate the occasion, they have announced more than 70 new emoji characters that will be coming soon to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac. This will be pushed through a software update later this year and they are based on the latest set of characters released by Unicode Standard version 11.0.
Apple has just rolled out a major software update for iOS 11. After releasing incremental fixes on iOS 11.0.1, 11.0.2 and 11.0.3, they have just released iOS 11.1 which is now available for supported iPhone and iPad models. If you’re using an iPhone 6s and above, the latest update brings back an old nifty feature for multi-tasking.
To celebrate Malaysia’s 60th Merdeka Day, Hotlink has released a total of 60 Malaysia themed GIF depicting local terms and slangs that are commonly used by Malaysians. These Malaysiamojis are available starting today on Facebook across all smartphone devices.
Communication began from face to face conversations and has become more of a virtual experience in its current state. No matter in voice, video or text, we’ve all found new ways to get our messages across. Words fly across our screens all the time, especially in our instant messaging apps, but are letters enough? Do they allow individuals to express themselves well? If you feel you’ve always used Emojis more often than just plain text, you should take a look at the keyboard by EmojiWorks’.
If you’ve noticed your Android emoji keyboard has shifted around a bit, don’t worry, you aren’t imagining things. Recently, the developers of WhatsApp rolled out two new emojis and a couple of features that have existed on beta versions.
The Pebble smart watch, which started as a Kickstarter project has doing pretty well. It has sold over a million units, even in the face of more capable competition like Android Wear. With Google’s open approach for their smart wearable platform, Pebble has successfully integrated Android Wear notification and interaction with their latest software update that’s out of Beta.
The biggest change is the way it handles incoming messages which you now can reply straightaway from your wrist. You can do so with preset messages or alternatively with an emoji. If the message is urgent, you can trigger it to open on your smart phone directly from your Pebble. This works with the latest Pebble 2.3 Android App with the Pebble Watch’s v2.9 firmware.