Are Black Emojis Finally On The Way in 2015?

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The Daily News is reporting that they may appear in a new update but CNN Money has reported they will definitely debut in June 2015.

via CNN Money

Unicode, the organization that develops emojis, said that a diverse range of skin tones will be available when Unicode Version 8.0 launches in June 2015.
This will include not only the existing yellow, but five other shades, ranging from pink and brown to black.
“People all over the world want to have emoji that reflect more human diversity, especially for skin tone,” said Unicode, in a report with design recommendations.

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BlackBerry Bold 9650, BlackBerry Pearl 3G


via Huff Post

Research in Motion unveiled two new BlackBerry models, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G.

The phones are not radically different from earlier versions, but do offer several new features.

According to The Street, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is “a candy bar smartphone with a 3.2-megapixel camera, a ‘large, high-resolution screen, GPS and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g). It’s made to work as either a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS or dual-band CDMA/EV-DO (Rev A) phone.'”

The BlackBerry Pearl 3G is reportedly the smallest BlackBerry yet.


iPhone vs. BlackBerry: The Battle Rages On..

For all my gadget freaks out there, check out the most anticipated smart phones set to be released later this year. Gizmodo via I Phone Blog has the run down:
The 3G iPhone and the BlackBerry Bold are two of the most buzzed-about phones due out this year.

3G iPhone and the BlackBerry Bold are two of the most buzzed-about phones due out this year. And while we don’t have any shots of the new iPhone, it’s a safe assumption that it won’t look all that much different than the current model. With that in mind, the folks from The iPhone Blog have taken a bunch of comparison shots and some video of the Bold and the iPhone together, showing us just how the two compare. Hey, I didn’t realize the BlackBerry had a keyboard and the iPhone didn’t! You learn something new every day.