10 years since Apple introduced Emoji to iPhone – see how they’ve changed

Apple added emoji to its keyboard on the iPhone 10 years ago today, transforming the way people communicate via text. iPhone OS 2.2 – known as iOS from 2010 – introduced emoji to users in Japan initially, in time for the newly released iPhone 3G. 😲 Astonished Face on iPhone #2008v2018 https://t.co/ajoEkNzgvQ pic.twitter.com/d6wi5ygjRq — Emojipedia…

Tumblr pulled from Apple’s App Store over child pornography content

Social network and microblogging site Tumblr was pulled from Apple’s App Store last week because of images depicting child sex abuse, it has emerged. Tumblr initially said it was “working to resolve the issue with the iOS app” when it mysteriously disappeared on November 16. Download.com learned that Tumblr was removed from the store due…

Is Google planning to bring an Android Wear app to iPhone?

An intriguing rumour this morning courtesy of, umm, MacRumours, which reports that Google could be planning to bring an Android Wear app to iPhone. This could mean that Android Wear devices would be compatible with iPhone - not just Android. Such a move would be a Big Deal for iPhone users, as it would mean…

Apple doubles the app size limit

Apple has announced to developers that it is now accepting compiled app binaries up to 4GB in size - double the 2GB limit that previously existed. According to the Apple Developer post, the doubling of capacity for app developers will not affect the 100mb size limit on cellular downloads - so if anyone does make…

Apple plans to let retail staff test its new iOS

It looks like Apple has come up with a cost-free plan to road-test its new software before it rolls it out to the public. A report from 9to5Mac says that Apple is looking to use retail employees to help them test pre-release versions of a new iOS before they are rolled out. According to the…

Facebook launches new chatroom app … funnily enough, called Rooms

Facebook has launched a new app, called Rooms, that lets you create anonymous chatrooms and post about anything you want - without having to give your real name. Yes, because that is just what the internet needs at the moment - more anonymous loons. "Rooms, a Facebook Creative Labs app, is available today on iOS…

Top 5 reasons why Android is better than iPhone

[nextpage title="Next"] Okay, so you've seen our reasons why iPhone is better than Android, but that isn't really fair, is it? So to balance things out here's our top 5 reasons why Android is better than iPhone. [/nextpage] [nextpage title="Next"] 1) Greater customisation Don't like the way your homescreen looks? Then why not change how…

Is Microsoft adding a files app to Windows Phone 8.1?

Microsoft has accidentally let slip that it is adding a folder system to its Windows Phone OS, according to a report at The Verge. The Verge says that Microsoft has posted (and since removed) a support article revealing that it…

Facebook Messenger adds video messages

If simple words are not enough for you, the latest Facebook Messenger update lets you record and send 15-second video messages in the app. Trusted Reviews reports that Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android now includes "Instant Video Sending" allowing…