By now you probably know that the emoji you send on an iPhone might not be the emoji that is received on a Nexus. Since emoji are designed differently across platforms, sometimes your text messages might get lost in translation. But how differently might your well-intentioned emoji be displayed?
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Making handmade goods might be the easy part when you consider all the work that goes into selling those products online. Now Etsy is giving its sellers a new tool for building a standalone website that easily populates with data from Etsy's own online marketplace, making launching and maintaining an e-commerce site a whole lot easier.
Whyyyyyy, Twitter? Why are you messing with a good thing? Today, Twitter replaced the age-old favourite star with a heart. A heart!
Many drivers think that it's safer to use a voice-controlled assistant like Cortana or Siri while driving, instead of directly interacting with my phone. But a pair of new studies about voice-controlled assistants and in-car hands-free systems are still "very distracting, very error prone and very frustrating to use."
It's official: The new iPhone 6s will have force feedback. But the new feature, called 3D Touch, won't be quite like any other haptic feature Apple has used before.
You've got to hand it to Huawei. Just a week out from Apple's iPhone 6S launch, it's revealed the Mate S, which has almost certainly stolen a bit of the Apple phone's thunder by including its iOS rival's expected lead feature.
Google debuted a serif-free logo today — the first real change to its logo since 1999. And although it's much prettier than the 16-year-old wordmark, the company claimed it was more about functionality than looks. The Google logo has become more and more problematic throughout its existence, and it had everything to do with those serifs.
It feels like a wave of pressure-sensitive tactile interfaces has been about to crest for years. But a pair of engineers believe they have built the hardware and software that could delivers on that promise — and they have funded the first round of production in just a couple of hours.
Swipe, swipe, swipe. Hundreds of swipes every day on Tinder. I'm lonely, OK?! It turns out I'm not just desperate for love though. Tinder might be tapping into human psychology. Are we hardwired to swipe right?
One of my favourite things about watching movies is seeing the film's vision of the user interfaces on screens and computers. They're almost always over the top (like they were in the first Avengers) but I love to imagine that we'll see all those exploded graphics in our future and pretend that all that information would be intelligible.
You probably didn't think about it sitting in the theatre, but all the technology in Avengers: Age of Ultron was designed by someone in the real world — from Stark's Iron Man schematics to Cho's medical scans. Who are the designers that built this world? Meet Territory Studio.