The Unicode Consortium, responsible for the emoji that you see (and use) everyday, has released a "reversed hand with middle finger extended" but so far only Microsoft supports it.
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During its Ignite event in Chicago, Microsoft announced that it opening up Office 2016, the next major version, to a wider audience in order to receive and work on feedback.
Samsung has a new advert out for the Galaxy S6 edge... and it feels rather familiar, with a British man providing the voiceover and various shots of the production line harking back to Apple's ads.
A filing with the SEC reveals that Microsoft loses 12 cents every time a phone is sold, potentially leading to a write off of its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's Phone Division.
A reviewer accidentally purchased an Xbox One due to Amazon's Apple Watch app and large fingers. The $350 Xbox was bought using "One Click Buy" and includes Assassin's Creed Unity.
Apple has published the number of charge cycles the Watch's battery can endue, and the answer - 1,000 complete cycles - means that the device will last around 2.5 years before needing a replacement.
A new tool allows anybody to check out screenshots from the Apple Watch of various apps, including Clear, Twitter, Yahoo Weather and Shazam, showing how developers are working with the platform.
Apple's newest product has a high-end 'Edition' variant that costs $10,000 and up. According to a report, returning this model requires various tests and sign-off from at least two employees.
Apple's WWDC has been announced and is starting on June 8th. Alongside this is announcement, Apple said selfie sticks and monopods will not be welcome at WWDC due to them blocking everyone's view.
Research firm Slice Intelligence has analysed the email receipts of almost 10,000 shoppers concluding that Apple saw pre-orders of almost 1 million Apple Watches on April 10th.
The Apple Watch became available for pre-order on April 10th and some of those who managed to snag a Watch are putting the pre-order on eBay - for far more than they're worth.
Apple's latest product has just become available for pre-order but shipping times are slipping back months for the high-end Edition models. To avoid that, here are the physical stores that sell them.
Leaked images from the Daily Mail's offices in New York shows an Apple Watch and various band options in their packaging, giving us a first look at the box that the device will come in.
LG Displays has published a report on 8K displays that includes a reference to the "iMac 8K," an unannounced product that LG claims is going to be released later this year.
Microsoft was incorporated on April 4th, 1975 which is exactly 40 years ago today. To mark this occasion, Bill Gates has sent a company wide email hailing the future of the "fantastic company".
A new test conducted by SquareTrade has found that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge bends under the same exact amount of pressure as the iPhone 6 Plus, leading to a potential "bendgate" 2.0.
In a blog post, Microsoft have said that "Do Not Track" will not be the default option in browsers going forward in accordance with new standards from the World Wide Web Consortium.
Google has released its ARC software in beta, and it allows users to run Android apps on their desktop or laptop machines through Chrome, version 40 or higher.
The Apple Watch Edition costs upward of $10,000 and is available to pre-order on April 10th. According to 9to5Mac, customers of the high-end will be allowed to skip in-store queues among other perks.
In a blind test conducted by Phone Arena, the Nokia Lumia 930, with its 20MP sensor, has won out over a range of high-end competitors, winning with over 6,000 votes.
Microsoft's 3D Touch software nearly made it into Nokia's flagship phones before abruptly being killed off without ever making it. New leaks show what the software would've look liked.
Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference used to ban employees from competitive organizations such as Google and Oracle but that has now changed for WPC 2015 with anyone being abled to attend.
A video published by Microsoft shows two new additions to Action Center: a flashlight and a new app entitled 'Quick Note', both of which will be of use to users of Windows 10 on mobile.
A new report outlines how Apple intends to display and sell the Apple Watch to customers through their stores, adding a more personal sales pitch based around individual style.
Cyanogen, the company behind CyanogenMod, have raised $80 million to keep building their community and expand upon their already large user base to become the third place OS behind Apple and Android.
A report from the WSJ is quoting Eric Schmidt as saying that Google Glass' demise was "conflated" by the media and that the technology is being "made ready for users" with a new version.
At its WinHEC conference in China, Microsoft has shown off a new Apple Pay-style service for Windows 10 mobile device that allows the user to pay directly from their phone.
At its "Spring Forward" event Apple unveiled a new MacBook Pro and Air, both with updated internals and, according to Apple's documentation, no ability to run Windows 7 in Boot Camp.
Microsoft has shifted responsibility to OEMs to decide whether to implement Secure Boot on new PCs, allowing them to lock out Linux and other alternative operating systems.
A new patent, filed in 2010 by Microsoft, shows a subtle hinge that would enable a device to sit at 180 degrees without being noticeable ushering in a potential era of dual-screen devices.
Microsoft has been described as the "bete noire" of open source software, but that's set to change under Satya Nadella as Redmond moves its MSBuild tool, part of Visual Studio, into the public domain.
At their WinHEC conference, Microsoft has announced a range of new gestures for touchscreen and touchpads in Windows 10 that greatly expand the uses of each and will arrive this summer.
Rumors have been flying recently that Apple is in talks with cable companies about a new TV service and a report today states that Cupertino is wooing them with extensive user data to target ads.
Google has long held out on introducing a human element to their app review process but they have finally caved and will now review 100% of the apps uploaded to the Play Store.
A new system called "on demand passwords" is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier.
At the Convergence conference, Microsoft has just announced Office Delve, an autonomous search function that ties in various aspects of Office 365 to create a simpler workflow.
Google has started embedding a two-inch pop-up on searches made through the Firefox Web browser to combat Yahoo! being set as its default option.
On his podcast "The Talk Show", Apple blogger John Gruber says that "a little birdie" has told him that Apple in fact invented USB Type-C and then gave it over to the USB standards body.
A poll by Reuters/Ipsos has found that more than 69% of Americans surveyed had no desire to buy the Apple Watch and 46% of those had heard nothing about Apple's latest product.
A new patent, filed by Apple, has come to light that shows an auxiliary screen on the side of an iPhone that can display information and app-specific toggles.
Apple's "Spring Forward" event showed of more Apple Watch features, including price and availability, dropped the Apple TV price to $69 and showed off an all-new 12-inch MacBook.
Apple has unveiled a new 12-inch MacBook at their "Spring Forward" event in San Francisco with new design and a gold option, replacing the MacBook Air.
A new report is claiming that a date has been set for Apple's iWatch launch: October. The report, from Re/Code, states that 3/5 million iWatches could be produced per month with a focus on fitness.
At its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco today, Apple unveiled the latest version of OS X named 'Yosemite' which offers visual and under-the-hood tweaks to previous versions of OS X.
Leaked photos of OS X 10.10, the latest version of the Mac OS which is expected to be unveiled today at WWDC, show a much 'flatter' design similar to that of iOS with new features ported from iOS.
Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference starts on Monday, June 2nd with a keynote introducing new Apple products. The event is about software so we'll likely see new version of iOS and OS X.
A new report from the WSJ is claiming that Apple paid $2.5B for Beats Electronics (the headphone arm) and under $500M for Beats Music (the steaming service) leading to questions about Apple's plan.
A new report is claiming that Apple will release an iWatch within 2014, beginning production in July. The device will feature a round display, similar to the Moto 360, and will sell at various prices.
A French Apple rumors site is reporting that Apple is now actively developing ARM-based desktop and laptop Macs using knowledge gained from the production of the chips used in iOS devices.
Weed Firm, an app that sets the player up as a grower and distributor of marijuana, has been removed by Apple for unclear reasons. The company behind Weed Firm suggests the app was "too good".