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New emojis for 2019 include yawns, dogs and more blood
New emojis for 2019 include yawns, dogs and more blood
A yawning face, service and guide dogs, and a lone drop of blood that's being called the "period emoji" by a girls' rights group are just three of the new emojis found in Unicode's official 2019 update of the ubiquitous telecom ideograms. It's set to roll out this spring, CNN reports, and various smartphone operating systems and mobile apps are expected to comply shortly thereafter... Re
Nintendo patents case that makes your phone a Game Boy
Nintendo patents case that makes your phone a Game Boy
Looks like Nintendo is planning a case that turns your phone into a working Game Boy, according to a patent found by Siliconera. Wanna rock some old-school video games on your smartphone with the look and feel of the classic handheld? Read more: Listen to twenty one pilots' new album 'Trench' The patent, shown here, outlines a "Game Boy-esque casing for capacitative touchscreen devices... Re
Smartphones aren’t to blame for young people’s loneliness, survey says
Smartphones aren’t to blame for young people’s loneliness, survey says
It's almost a given that you're going to feel lonely at some point in your life. And a new survey says that young people are the loneliest age group, overall. But that may not be due solely to smartphone use, as is often suggested. Read more: Apple update makes fear of texting the wrong person a reality The BBC finds young folks feel lonelier than the older generation in a survey of 55,000 people
Siri was apparently telling people that Stan Lee died yesterday
Siri was apparently telling people that Stan Lee died yesterday
Siri was telling people that 95-year-old comic book maven Stan Lee is dead, according to a new report from one CinemaBlend reporter. Apple's virtual assistant was apparently voicing the erroneous information that Lee died on Monday, July 2. Read more: Marvel teams with Vans for massive collection Watch the video below to see how writer Sean O'Connell came across the fake news snafu...
Apple to introduce new iPhone X, according to analyst
Apple to introduce new iPhone X, according to analyst
Apple will reportedly introduce three new iPhone X models this year, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. The news follows last week's prediction that the first-generation iPhone X will be discontinued in 2018. Read more: Apple apologizes for slowing down iPhones In new information uncovered by MacRumors, Kuo forecasts that the tech giant will launch three new iPhones based on the
Will the iPhone X be discontinued in 2018?
Will the iPhone X be discontinued in 2018?
Apple's iPhone X was just released in November, but now, certain technology analysts are predicting that the latest iPhone model's lifespan may not extend past this year. Will a new iPhone XI supplant the X by the end of 2018? Read more: Apple apologizes for slowing down iPhones The tech giant announced the iPhone X, along with the 8 and 8 Plus, back in September, releasing the smartphones shortl
Facebook hopes to launch their own smartphone in 2013
Facebook hopes to launch their own smartphone in 2013
Facebook is making serious moves to enter the smartphone business in 2013, according to a report from the New York Times' technology blog, Bits. The story notes that this will be the third attempt at phone manufacturing from the social networking giant—after a scrubbed first attempt in 2010 and a second, a partnership between Facebook and HTC, apparently still in the works. Via NYT: ... Read Mor