New emoji coming to iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch this fall with iOS 12.1 include fresh characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a brand-new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji representing animals, sports and foods.
New emoji characters for the upcoming iOS 12 release have already been announced. Now, Emojipedia is offering a peek at the candidates for 2019. Next year’s list could include a sloth, onion, beverage box, yo-yo, and more.
UniChar is a cool little app and keyboard, and offers access to a huge world of Unicode characters that are otherwise absent within the standard iOS keyboard. If you’re looking for a more hipster way to send emoji, or need access to more complex symbols, check out UniChar.
The annoying bug, that lets pranksters crash your device by texting you a malicious link, appears to have been addressed in yesterday’s iOS 11.2.5 beta 6 release. If you don’t have the beta installed on your device, here’s what you can do to protect yourself from this “text bomb”.
The Unicode Consortium yesterday previewed an additional 69 new emoji characters coming this summer as part of Emoji 5.0. Some of the newly proposed faces, foods, creatures and other characters include the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a mermaid, fortune cookie, shush face and more.
All of these new emoji characters are technically still in draft mode, but Unicode is expected to release the final version this summer.
Happy updates day, everyone! Apple is today unleashing a barrage of updates for its software platforms, starting with a feature-packed iOS 10.2 release and tvOS 10.1 with support for Single Sign-On, Apple’s new “TV” app and more. Also available today: watchOS 3.1.1, a minor release with bug fixes, performance improvements and support for more than a hundred new Unicode 9.0 emoji which are also available in iOS 10.2 and via the upcoming macOS 10.12.2 software update.