In today's Daily Roundup, Pebble turns to Kickstarter to announce its new watch. Meanwhile, Grand Theft Auto V on the PC has been delayed again, Google is working on a new Chromebook Pixel and Apple's latest iOS and OS X betas include more diverse em...
Apple is rolling out the new beta of OS X to developers — and, for the first time, we have a close look at more diverse kinds of emoji. Apple has openly acknowledged that emoji lack racial diversity; even the ones that do represent people of color are often criticized as stereotypical. Show More Summary
Last year Facebook released Origami for OS X for designing interactive user interfaces. But, for some reason you couldn’t actually prototype those interfaces on iOS. Today, the company fixed that. Origami Live for iOS lets you run those prototypes on the device you’re probably building those interfaces for in the first place. Show More Summary
Apple’s iOS 9 software update is rumored to focus on stability improvements following the wave of criticism that hit Apple’s latest operating systems, iOS 8 and Yosemite. A recent report revealed that Apple’s latest mobile OS release isn’t as stable as Google’s, though Google’s Lollipop isn’t as widely used as iOS 8, of course. Show More Summary
The latest developer beta for iOS 8.3 includes support for more languages with Siri, including Russian, Danish, Portuguese, Dutch, Turkish, Thai, Swedish and English for India. Apple's mobile OS is still in beta, so regular users won't yet be able to access the new language settings just yet. Show More Summary
Apple has added 300 new emoji to the iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3 betas, but they're focused almost exclusively on inclusivity — diversity in skin tones and country flags. The watch, phone, and computer emoji have been redrawn to match Apple's current products, but it doesn't appear that any of the new Unicode standard emoji have been added. Show More Summary
Control4 has announced the upcoming roll-out of its OS 2.7 software, which will power several new Control4 solutions for smart homes. The OS 2.7 software release will support elegant new touch screens that will enable instantaneous HD...Show More Summary
Now in release, although no word on a US release. Read the full article on AICN Here’s a relatively new trailer for A SECOND CHANCE. This one comes to us from Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, who won a ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ Oscar for 2010's IN A BETTER WORLD. Show More Summary
A year back, Deutsche Telekom and Mozilla said they were working together on privacy-centric features for Firefox OS, including "location blurring" (fine-grained control of how much location information to give to…
ARM is trying to make its mbed OS, its fairly new operating system for the internet of things, a little more business-friendly by debuting a ready-made platform consisting of a development…
Surprise! Mac OSX, IE Leads The Most Vulnerable OS & Applications Chart In 2014! In April, 2002, world’s first billionth computer was sold (Gartner Dataquest’s statistics); in 2007, the second billionth computer was shipped, and by the...Show More Summary
If you're disappointed that current emoji characters don't reflect your skin tone, don't worry: Apple is getting ready to accommodate you. Both the latest betas of iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3 include modifiers that let you choose the skin color of some...
So you already know everything there is to know about your Mac’s dock, but what if you want to change it? Luckily there are a number of tweaks you can apply to change the way the dock behaves. From simple tweaks like adding hidden stacks...Show More Summary
There are plenty of reasons why you might need to make an OS X bootable drive. Maybe you’re updating numerous Macs in your house and don’t want to download the installer every time. Perhaps you’ve replaced the hard drive in … Read more ›
Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique made headlines last week for her interview with The Hollywood Reporter, in which she recalled director Lee Daniels stating that she had been “blackballed” in Hollywood since winning her 2010 Oscar...Show More Summary
Apple is set to release a series of beta programs by March to test new iOS releases for bugs and glitches before officially launching them to consumers.
Apple is rolling out the new beta of OS X to developers — and, for the first time, we have a close look at more diverse emoji. Apple has openly acknowledged that emoji lack racial diversity; even the ones that do represent people of color are often criticized as stereotypical. Show More Summary
Apple just pushed the latest OS X update seed to developers and hiding inside is a nice surprise: a brand new roster of racially diverse emoji. Finally! Read more...