The New Screen Savers 79: New Emojis
November 12, 2016•92 min
Leo Laporte and Iain Thompson talk about what Trump's presidency means for the tech industry. We learn about how Emojis are made from a member of the Unicode Consortium. Jason Howell has tips for your new Google Home. 4K gaming is here with the PS4 Pro, Bryan Burnett has his review. Megan Morrone has five tips in iOS 10. We also answer some of your questions.Following Donald Trump's win of the US presidential election, Leo and Iain discuss if the fake news on Facebook influenced the election and what it means for Silicon Valley and the rest of the tech industry.The founder of Emojipedia.com and member of the Unicode Consortium, Jeremy Burge, joins us to talk about the new 51 emojis added to Unicode 10, the process of making emojis, and their evolution.The 4K PS4 Pro marks a new era in gaming systems with incremental updates instead of a completely new system; Xbox will follow suit early next year. Bryan Burnett lets us know if this is the console to get.In our 'Call for Help,' Ethan is having problems with getting his computer with Windows 10 to hibernate overnight.Megan Morrone has five quick iOS tips that you might have missed, like replying directly to messages from your notifications and emojifying text in your keyboard.Jason Howell has a few tips for the new Google Home, like finding your phone and playing 'Mad Libs.'
Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson
Guests: Jeremy Burge, Jason Howell, Bryan Burnett, and Megan Morrone
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