They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I’m pretty sure emoji must be worth at least half that. They are a fun way to communicate with friends and family, and even make it easier to talk with people who don’t speak the same language as you. So it got us wondering why emoji still look so terrible on Windows?
Our very own Andrew dove in and explored the company’s current roster of terrible (and straight up weird-looking) emoji to get to the root of things. What happened to 3D emoji? Has Microsoft ever been good at designing emoji? Click on today’s top story to find out!
We all know “Minecraft” as a popular open-world sandbox video game, but have you ever taken a look at all the cool stuff you can build in it? It’s mind-blowing!
Tesla deleted all references to the Cybertruck’s release date on its website, but it might announce an update for this on January 26. Color us interested.
Dropbox’s new Apple M1 optimized beta has arrived, and we have all the details you’ll need if you want to install it.
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Linguists argue that emoji are a new, universal form of communication. These small images convey abstract ideas, including emotion and innuendo, with more immediacy than the written word. Not to mention, emoji carry a ton of artistic value; they inspire people to express themselves, much like a painting or song. Read More »
Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Store over a year ago, due to ongoing court proceedings, it probably won’t return anytime soon. But NVIDIA is giving gamers a new way to play Fortnite on iOS. Beginning next week, NVIDIA GeForce Now will launch a closed beta that lets you play Fortnite and other games through the mobile Safari browser. Read More »
Tesla has scrubbed all references of a 2022 Cybertruck release from its website. This change comes ahead of a product roadmap update, indicating that Tesla may delay Cybertruck production again. Read More »
Ready to watch the Harry Potter reunion, season two of Euphoria, and the John Cena-led Peacemaker? HBO Max is offering a 20% discount for a year of its service (paid monthly)! Sign up before January 25th to get HBO Max for $8 a month or $12 without ads. Read More »
Wait, Chrome OS doesn’t have one of these yet? Google is testing a Chrome OS Personalization menu that lets you quickly change your wallpaper and switch between light or dark mode, similar to the Personalization tab in Windows’ Settings. If this feature ever reaches a stable Chrome OS build, users can access it by right-clicking their Shelf. Read More »
Need a simple—yet reliable—wireless mouse to add to your PC setup? We love Logitech’s M510 mouse because of its easy plug-and-play design, comfortable contoured rubberized grip, and broad palm support. It has reprogrammable back/forward buttons and has features for side-to-side scrolling and zoom. Batteries last for approximately two years, and you can toggle the on/off switch as needed to extend battery life. You can also just keep the receiver plugged into your computer, so you won’t have to worry about losing it.
Before now, Dropbox was one of the worst cloud storage applications to run on an M1 Mac. It didn’t offer native Apple Silicon support, so it wasted system resources, gobbled RAM, and burned through battery life. But just as Dropbox promised, its latest app beta is finally optimized for M1 Macs. Read More »
Playing Minecraft—an open-world sandbox video game—is geeky enough on its own. But using it to build a computer inside the game, or even faithfully recreate towns or objects from movies, books, and other video games, is super geeky. And honestly, we’re here for it. Read More »
Gaming became an expensive hobby after the pandemic began and silicon shortages worsened. While you might not be able to build your dream gaming PC right now, you might be able to get your hands on an Xbox Series X instead. Read More »
QLED TVs promise to offer fantastic picture quality, but in a market full of televisions with quantum dot technology, it can be hard to choose the best. To help, we have handpicked the best QLED TVs you can buy. Read More »