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Mobile

Here's how you can get the newest emojis on your smartphone

Texting isn't the same without emojis. Since iOS unveiled a new collection of emojis, everyone wants in on the fun. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to install the special characters on your iOS device or Android.
Mobile

Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is now online, so you can get your Apple fix at home

If you don't live near an Apple Store but still want to take advantage of the iPhone Upgrade Program, you're in luck. Apple has finally brought the program to its online store, hopefully spurring a slew of new iPhone sales.
Mobile

Starbucks has an emoji keyboard, so send a Frappuccino with that smiley face

Starbucks has added another app to its arsenal, and this time it's an emoji keyboard app, ready for installation on Android or iOS devices. Now it's easy to say it with a Starbucks emoji.
Wearables

The Apple Watch is two times more popular than the first iPhone

While some don't see the Apple Watch as all that much of a success, the fact is that the watch may end up being an even bigger success that the iPhone, at least if its first year of sales is anything to go by.
Web

Lingohop wants to make language learning personal, relevant to you

Lingohop is a new language-learning platform that launched on Kickstarter. It works through four-minute lessons based on topics you choose, and aims to teach you a language through relevant conversations you want to have.
Computing

New 12-inch Retina MacBook not much more capable than last year’s model

A handful of new benchmarks have surfaced indicating that this year's 12-inch MacBooks are only marginally better performers than the last. That is unless you consider between 12 to 18 percent a substantial improvement.
Cars

Apple Car breakdown: BMW and Daimler walk away from development talks

A new report suggests that Daimler and BMW have walked away from automotive development negotiations with Apple. The companies have been rumored to be in talks to help manufacture the so-called Apple Car for some time.
Wearables

The Apple Watch 2 could be more independent with a new 'S2' chip and LTE radio

Rumors about the Apple Watch 2 are starting to heat up. Reports say it will be more independent, have better fitness support, and come in more styles. The company could introduce the Apple Watch S as a light refresh.
Mobile

Microsoft's curvy Word Flow keyboard makes it easier to type

Microsoft has finally launched its popular Windows Phone keyboard, Word Flow, on iOS. The keyboard features a one-handed "Arc Mode" that makes it easier to type with just your thumb.
Computing

2016 MacBook just as impossible to repair as last year’s, iFixIt teardown shows

What's different inside the 2016 MacBook? Not much, iFixIt's latest teardown suggests. If you've seen the inside of last year's, everything is familiar. It's also largely impossible to repair, thanks to soldered and glued parts.
Mobile

Friends in high places: Apple backers now include ex-national security officials

Former NSA and CIA directors, along with various other former officials have backed Apple in the encryption war. Their comments have angered U.S. law enforcement officials, who believe money is a motivating factor for their new stance.