Today, Apple released iOS 8.3 which includes 300 new racially diverse Emoji’s. You can now touch and hold on certain emoji that represent people and you’re given a pop-up that gives you some options to better represent different races. Just a warning: if you change the skin tone of an emoji and send it to a friend that’s not on iOS 8.3 or OS X 10.10, it’ll show up as an alien. How about on your Mac? Easy. Just bring up the emoji keyboard with ⌘ + CTRL + Space, then tap and hold on the emoji you want to bring up the selector. The update also includes the new iCloud Photo Library that has been optimised to work with the new Photos app on OS X 10.10.3. It also includes new languages for Siri, improved performance and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth fixes, orientation and rotation fixes, and others fixes in Messages,…Continue Reading
The latest Snapchat update puts an emoji next to a person you ‘Snap’ on a regular basis. It’s something of a replacement for the best friends feature which was removed back in January. With this new update, there’s also a ‘needs love’ feature, which alerts you when you’ve been neglecting someone for a while, and a low light enhancement button, making it better for night shots and taking snaps if you’re at a concert. The Emoji part of the update has got most of the Snapchat community confused, although Snapchat explains them in a post on the “Discover” tab. So here’s what the Emojis mean: The yellow heart means you’re #1 best friends with each other. You send the most snaps to this person, and they send the most snaps to you. The grimace emoji means you share the same top best friend, which could definitely lead to some awkward…Continue Reading