Apple slow plays new emoji for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

Apple won’t have all of the possible new emoji available by the time iOS 12 and macOS Mojave launch this fall. There’s good reason, though.

The black dot emoji (and much more) is crashing apps on iOS 11.3

We’ve been looking at this issue for a few days, but apparently it has exploded in commonality as more publicity gets piled onto it.

157 new emoji included in final version of Unicode’s Emoji 11.0

A whole bunch of emoji are ready to go, but you can’t use them yet. Instead, your phone’s maker will have to code it into a software update…

“T-Mobile is the Beats of wireless” and more in the mail | #PNWeekly 265

T-Mobile has all the cool people behind it, but one of our listeners, a Sprint employee, is throwing shade. We shine a light at his case on our show.

The battle for emoji supremacy begins with 67 candidates for Unicode 11

The consortium behind the standardization of computer symbols is launching into another cycle of debate and coding of emoji. Well, poo.

Google bids blob emoji goodbye, Apple greets Unicode 10 symbols

July 17 is World Emoji Day and everyone is playing around with the cute little faces, foods and whatnot. Google and Apple show their design transitions.

Unicode 10 emoji additions stand at 56, bring total to 1,752

The Unicode Consortium is recognizing several skin tones and gendered variations in personas like fairies, vampires and magi.

Android O emoji go from gumdrop to usable

Lines. Gender. More intersect with how other companies’ emoji. More understanding. If you can’t get emoji in a snap, Google has failed you… until now.

Unicode 10 emoji proposals include the sauna

You can be a merperson as you want to be. Want to vomit after eating a raw cut of meat? You may be able to do that all outside of Club Med soon.

Apple and Microsoft lobbied against hunting rifle emoji, Unicode 9.0 won’t have it

The companies are part of the 12-member Unicode Consortium which determine what symbols should be supported as emoji every so often.

Unicode 9 set has no dumpling emoji, but adds 74 other emoji

The latest set of 74 emoji set to be released this June will not include a dumpling emoji. Learn more about why that’s important…? Really? Emoji?