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Apple reveals new Emoji for World Emoji Day

Apple Emoji 2018 smileys

Tomorrow is World Emoji Day, and Apple has previewed its upcoming new Emoji designs in a post celebrating the annual holiday. Every year since its founding in 2014, World Emoji Day offers an opportunity to celebrate your favorite Emojis. This year, even Kim Kardashian is getting into the spirit, by launching her new Kimoji fragrances.

How to use trackpad without 3D Touch on iPhone

iOS keyboard trackpad 3D Touch

There was a time when quickly moving the iOS keyboard cursor was impossible. Back in 2012 the jailbreak tweak SwipeSelection showed iPhone users there was a better way. Apple added its own trackpad mode with the introduction of 3D Touch. The iPhone 6s was first to support the feature, which converts the keyboard into a trackpad for moving the cursor quickly around text.

Users report new auto-correct bug in iOS 11

iPhone owners are experiencing another glitch in the iOS keyboard. Auto-correct has been taking the word "it" and writing "I. T" in various apps. Similarly, some users have reported the word "is" gets transformed to "I. S" automatically. These suggestions appear in the predictive text, however even when these suggestions are ignored the change gets made.

Update to iOS 11.1.1 to fix these iPhone problems

iOS 11.1.1 update

The latest update to iOS dropped last week, with Apple releasing iOS 11.1.1 to the general public. While the update is minor, for some iPhone owners the install takes on greater importance. The main problem, which is fixed by iOS 11.1.1 revolves around the keyboard and auto-correct. On some devices, iOS users can't type the letter "i" at all. The keyboard automatically replaces "i" with a strange character, sometimes appearing as an "A" followed by a question mark symbol.

Apple showcases new emoji coming to iOS 11

Apple emoji preview 2017

Apple has announced it will add new emoji characters across Apple devices later this year. While many iPhone users may not be aware of World Emoji Day, Apple marked the occasion on July 17 by highlighting some new emoji coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS in the fall. The company is also showcasing fun emoji apps on the App Store and replacing some movie titles on iTunes with emoji.

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