Apple teases nearly 60 new emoji coming to iOS and Mac this fall [Gallery]

Tomorrow marks World Emoji Day, and Apple is getting a head start on the festivities by detailing 59 new iOS emoji coming later this year. Apple says the new emoji characters will be available on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch this fall. Headlining the new emoji are a variety of new disability-themed options, which … Read more Apple teases nearly 60 new emoji coming to iOS and Mac this fall [Gallery]

Instagram Spotted Testing New ‘Active At’ Feature on Direct Messaging; Text-Only Stories, Screenshot Alerts Also Coming Soon

Instagram has been spotted testing a new feature on its mobile app. With the new feature, users can see the online status for people that they been conversing with on DMs (Direct Messages). Interestingly, the feature works even if the person is not following your account. Gadgets 360 spotted this feature, along with other users on … Read more Instagram Spotted Testing New ‘Active At’ Feature on Direct Messaging; Text-Only Stories, Screenshot Alerts Also Coming Soon

Xiaomi Unveils Smart IRCTC SMS Feature That’s Coming Soon to MIUI

Xiaomi at an event on Monday launched its newest budget smartphone, the Redmi 4A, which is touted as a revamp of the popular Redmi 1S. Apart from the new design and bumped up specifications, Xiaomi at the Redmi 4A launch event revealed that its phones in India will soon get a new smart SMS feature, … Read more Xiaomi Unveils Smart IRCTC SMS Feature That’s Coming Soon to MIUI

Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi: 802.11ax

Qualcomm will start shipping sample chips for the next generation of Wi-Fi by June, helping device and network vendors develop products that might quadruple users’ speeds and lengthen battery life. The new silicon uses an early version of IEEE 802.11ax, a specification designed to make wireless LANs more efficient and increase their performance as a … Read more Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi: 802.11ax

10 Windows 10 interface changes coming in the Creators Update

The next major upgrade for Windows 10, dubbed the Creators Update, will be released in April. It will add new programs for creating content (like new music composing and painting apps), but there will be many additions addressing the ways you interact with the core OS itself. Here are the most noteworthy, based on what’s … Read more 10 Windows 10 interface changes coming in the Creators Update

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 still coming, mobile chief confirms

Back in 2011 Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note and created the phablet niche. Initially mocked, people soon realized a big-screen device is actually a great idea and the Note devices were soon some of the most sought-after on the market. But when the Galaxy Note7 went up in flames (pun intended) many suspected the lineup … Read more Samsung Galaxy Note 8 still coming, mobile chief confirms

Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Whether you are a fan of Huawei or not, it is hard to deny that the Chinese giant made some pretty big strides on the smartphone flagship scene last month. Of course, we are talking about the Huawei Mate 9, as well as its exquisite Porsche Design sibling. Availability for the pair is still scarce, … Read more Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Apple Pay’s adoption rate hits 35% mark in US; service coming to GAP next year

Apple has revealed that the adoption rate for its mobile payments service – Apple Pay – in the US has crossed the 35% mark, which translates into 4 million locations. The revelation was made by Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey. Bailey noted that the service’s adoption in the country jumped from 4% to 35% in … Read more Apple Pay’s adoption rate hits 35% mark in US; service coming to GAP next year

The original Diablo is coming back, recreated in Diablo III

Rumors about Diablo IV have flown fast and thick in the last few weeks, what with it being Diablo’s 20th anniversary and…a dice set? Yes, a dice set came with the pre-BlizzCon goodie bag, and people drew their own conclusions from a Diablo-themed four-sided die, or D4. Get it? But alas, it’s not to be. … Read more The original Diablo is coming back, recreated in Diablo III

Analyst: No iPhone SE refresh coming in March 2017

Apple won’t be releasing an update to the iPhone SE in March 2017, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has stated in a note to investors that AppleInsider got their hands on. Unlike any other major smartphone, the iPhone SE’s life will be extended past the usual one year period. As reasoning behind such a decision on Apple’s … Read more Analyst: No iPhone SE refresh coming in March 2017