One of the areas where fragmentation might be a real issue is emoji support, because while Google is working on improving the overall emoji experience in Android, folks on older versions of the mobile operating system might not actually get to take advantage of that.
Emojis are getting more and more popular (more so with our parents it seems) but there’s no easy, native way to use them on your PC. Google is aiming to fix that, though the feature is still in testing.
In addition to Android 8.0 Oreo, there’s another reason to be excited about the Samsung Experience 9.0 update that recently started rolling out.
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Emoji have become an easy and effective way to communicate in the digital era, but the range of emoji is still lacking. Unicode is continually working to change that, and the new Emoji 11.0 set adds 157 new emoji to the current line. Some of the notable additions include red hair, curly hair, ... Read More »
Before the end of October, Google found itself embroiled in a huge controversy about hamburgers. More specifically, hamburger emoji.
After the release of Android 8.0 Oreo, it became known that Google had a very interesting idea for where the cheese should be located on a hamburger: on the bottom, below the ... Read More »
Emoji are getting a major overhaul in Android O, which is set to launch later this year.
While Google had time to announce a lot earlier today, they probably didn’t feel like it was necessary to talk about emoji while on stage. But for anyone who hasn’t necessarily been a fan of the ... Read More »
Google has announced a new update to its Allo chat app. The app now has a bunch of new themes which change the background and chat bubble colors to suit your mood.
There’s also a new feature called Smart Smiley. It will suggest emoji and stickers based on what you’re writing. The “smart” part of the ... Read More »
Finding an emoji that you want to use can sometimes mean a lot of scrolling, trying to find a specific little image in a sea of other little images. So SwiftKey wants to make it a lot easier with a brand new keyboard called Swiftmoji.
This is the first product launch the company ... Read More »
A software update is now rolling out to some Nexus-branded devices that will bring them up to Android 6.0.1. It’s not a huge update, but for those that prefer to use emoji over words, it’s worth getting excited about.
The update, which has started rolling out, will bring with it 200 new emoji, including the oft-requested taco, the ... Read More »
Google is following through on its promise of new Android emoji, and its doing so soon.
Google’s Hiroshi Lockheimer just Tweeted that new emoji are coming to Nexus devices starting next week. They’ll be included as part of a new system image since they’ll come with a new keyboard, ... Read More »