The Unicode Consortium has approved the first group of new emojis for 2020, known as Emoji 13.0. They feature 117 of the fun symbols, including a mammoth, dodo bird, worm, and a lot more.
As with all new emoji releases, the appearance of each emoji varies by platform. Images shown on this page (and tweet thread) are original designs created by Emojipedia in a glossy style to show one potential way these may look when implemented on major platforms such as iOS, Android, WhatsApp, or Twitter.
Apple has long given customers the ability to engrave their products with text. Now for the first time you can engrave AirPods with emojis.
In 2008, Apple design intern Angela Guzman worked with her mentor to design around 500 of the original emoji. Originally intended for a Japanese audience, Guzman had no idea emoji would become so popular worldwide.
Guzman is no longer at Apple. Say what?
Apple previews some emojis for 2019 World Emoji Day, with additions coming in the future in categories like food, animals, and activities.
iOS 12.1 is currently being beta tested by both developers and the public, and new emojis include animals, people, food, and objects.
The company showed off new animals, foods, and characters, as well as this great animated look at new hair options for emojis.
If these accessibility emojis are approved, they would be included in Emoji 12.0 which comes out in the first half of 2019.
Andrew Orr tells us about a keyboard shortcut to bring up Mac emojis.
The update includes the same 70 new emojis introduced in iOS 11.1, several bug fixes, and some enterprise-specific fixes, and the security patch notes for the release include fixes for dozens of vulnerabilities.
Other changes include bug fixes for Photos, Accessibility, notifications, an annoying bug that kept some app icons from showing on Apple Watch, and more.
In episode 420, Bryan and Jeff discuss whether or not Amazon was high when it came up with Amazon Pay Places. They also discuss Atari Flashback 8 Gold, the new Atari retro gaming box, as well as Apple’s new emojis.
Celebrate World Emoji Day with Apple by guessing iTunes movie titles in emojis and preview new emojis coming later this year.
Yesterday Apple released the long-awaited update to iPhone: iOS 10.2. With this version, iPhone users can make use of 104 new emojis. There’s nothing specifically telling you which ones are new, however, so we gathered them together for you.