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Apple Unveils New Emoji Due to Arrive With iOS 11.1

HIGHLIGHTS The new emoji will debut next week with the iOS 11.1 beta The emojis Apple is introducing are part of Unicode 10 The emojis will be made available for macOS and watchOS later Apple on Friday revealed the new emoji that will be making their way to iOS

Google’s New Phones Tap Services, Software to Chase Apple

Google introduced new versions of its Pixel smartphones that lack key hardware features of the latest devices from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. But the internet giant is trying to make up for that with tighter software and services integration. The upgraded phones were presented at a press conference

iPhone X Face ID Security Details Revealed on New Apple Page Addressing Privacy Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS There have been worries about how much to trust Face ID The company’s first public demo of Face ID didn’t go that smoothly The information collected by Face ID won’t leave your device Apple released more details about the iPhone X’s Face ID feature when it published a new

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

An attendee checks out a new iPhone X during an Apple launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add

Facebook Testing Bonfire, a New Video Chat App

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is testing a new video chat app called Bonfire The company may use Bonfire to rival Houseparty app Houseparty co-founder took a jab at Facebook Facebook has confirmed that it is testing a new video chat app called Bonfire, said to rival Houseparty, in Denmark.

Pixelmator unveils new Pro software with machine learning features

Pixelmator Pro includes a redesign user interface with less clutter. Image: Pixelmator Pixelmator is best known as the image editor for Mac you buy if you don’t need — or can’t afford — all the bells and whistles that come with Photoshop. Now, the company behind Pixelmator is

Iran in Talks to Unblock Twitter, Says New Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter to resolve problems with the Iranian government Twitter was banned at the time of mass anti-regime protests in 2009 Sites such as YouTube and Facebook are also banned in Iran Iran’s new communications minister said Tuesday that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which

Android’s New Operating System Name Is Spelled O-R-E-O

Oreo, the world’s top-selling cookie, is getting into technology. Well, sort of. The next version of the Android mobile operating system is named Oreo, Google and Oreo announced Monday. The collaboration between Google and Oreo’s parent company, Mondelez International Inc., follows some generic sweet-treat names for versions of the

iOS 11: The 11 best features of Apple’s new software

iOS 11 is the first Apple mobile software to have separate iPad features CREDIT: APPLE Apple is due to release the latest version of its iPhone and iPad operating system next month alongside the iPhone 8. The new software, unveiled in June, features a host of upgrades including iPhone-to-iPhone payments and a “do

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of New watchOS 4 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming watchOS 4 update to developers, one week after seeding the fifth beta and more than two months after introducing the watchOS 4 update at its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple