Bald person emoji, woozy face, smiling face with three hearts, foot, pleading face, and hot face were among the most engaging and highly-discussed emoji in the iOS 12.1 update, according to research conducted by Emojipedia.
The new hairless emoji, bald man and bald woman, was the most popular character, followed closely by woozy face and smiling face with three hearts.
Emojipedia gathered its data by measuring comments, retweets, and likes on various emoji characters on Twitter.
According to the data, the foot emoji saw a high number of retweets, while the smiling face with three hearts garnered a lot of likes and retweets. Of the new smiley emojis in iOS [...]
Apple is expanding its street mapping efforts beyond vans outfitted with LIDAR equipment and now has employees collecting street level data on foot.
MacRumors reader Dante Cesa spotted a man wearing an Apple Maps backpack featuring a LIDAR rig, GPS, and multiple cameras, some of the same equipment that’s previously been spotted on Apple’s mapping vans.
Apple has been collecting street-level data with its Apple Maps vans since 2015, but this is the first time we’ve seen someone collecting mapping data on foot.
Apple in iOS 12 introduced a revamped Maps app that’s been rebuilt from the ground up using its own data, which the company [...]
The success of Pokemon Go has had many real-world ramifications recently, including cautionary tales of car accidents, thieves using the game to stage robberies, and Nintendo’s shares jumping 25%, or $7.5 billion, in days. The new augmented reality game is also driving business to local restaurants and bars, according to a new report from Bloomberg.
Food and drink sales spiked by about 30 percent compared to a typical weekend, according to [L’Inizio’s Pizzar Bar] manager Sean Benedetti. It was part luck—the game chooses which public locations to imbue with special significance in its virtual world—but there was also savvy strategy. Benedetti, [...]