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Apple introduces emoji users have been ‘wanting for years’

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The first iOS 16.4 developer beta was released on Thursday which included a total of 31 new emoji designs, according to Emojipedia.

A new smiley, a shaking head, new animals like a moose and a goose, and new heart colours like simple pink and light blue are all part of the new emoji pack. 

According to Emojipedia, which listed it as one of the most popular emoji requests on the website in 2015, the basic pink heart has finally been introduced. It has long been a sought-after emoji. 

Major emoji released last year in iOS 15.4 had 37 new designs and featured a melting face, a biting lip, and a pregnant man.

According to the outlet, the new emoji are all from Emoji 15.0, which was recommended by Unicode in September 2022.

The new emojis’ availability across iOS devices has not yet been announced, and before they are officially released on iOS, their designs may even change.

A few weeks after the introduction of new features in iOS 16.3, Apple issued a number of bug fixes and updates on Monday with the launch of iOS 16.3.1.

Here’s the full list of new emoji in iOS 16.4 beta, as reported by CNET:

  • Shaking Face
  • Pink Heart
  • Light Blue Heart
  • Grey Heart
  • Donkey
  • Moose
  • Goose
  • Wing
  • Jellyfish
  • Hyacinth
  • Pea Pod
  • Ginger
  • Folding Hand Fan
  • Hair Pick
  • Flute
  • Maracas
  • Khanda
  • Wireless
  • Rightward Pushing Hand
  • Leftward Pushing Hand
  • Black Bird
  • Rightward Pushing Hand: Light Skin Tone
  • Rightward Pushing Hand: Medium-Light Skin Tone
  • Rightward Pushing Hand: Medium Skin Tone
  • Rightward Pushing Hand: Medium-Dark Skin Tone
  • Rightward Pushing Hand: Dark Skin Tone
  • Leftward Pushing Hand: Light Skin Tone
  • Leftward Pushing Hand: Medium-Light Skin Tone
  • Leftward Pushing Hand: Medium Skin Tone
  • Leftward Pushing Hand: Medium-Dark Skin Tone
  • Leftward Pushing Hand: Dark Skin Tone

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VPNs, X, and Slow Internet Services Are Still Blocked in Pakistan

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Users are reporting poor performance on numerous social media sites due to widespread slowdowns in internet access. Furthermore, X (previously Twitter) has been inaccessible for the past six days, despite the Sindh High Court’s directive to allow access. In the meantime, Pakistan is blocking VPN services.

X Remains Unblockable

On February 17, 2024, the Pakistani government first prohibited access to X when it was discovered that Rawalpindi’s Commissioner had rigged election results. The block is still in effect, even though there has been no official announcement or explanation for it. Despite the Supreme Court’s decision to lift the prohibition, the administration has not yet disclosed any plans for reinstatement. Furthermore, officials are giving media outlets conflicting information about the limitations.

Blocked VPN Services

Virtual private network (VPN) services are being widely blocked nationwide, which exacerbates the problem. Apart from limiting accessibility to X, the government has initiated the banning of prominent VPN providers, impeding users’ capacity to establish connections with any server.

sluggish internet access

There is a noticeable slowdown in internet speeds and a decline in performance across Pakistan. The problem hasn’t been acknowledged by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), nevertheless. Even though internet service providers (ISPs) insist there aren’t any outages, consumers on social media sites are nonetheless complaining about poor access.

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Another X, previously Twitter, outage has affected Pakistan.

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Adding to the current difficulties with online connectivity, internet users in Pakistan experienced yet another disturbance when attempting to use the services of social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.

Users from Islamabad and other regions of the nation were unable to use the site for several hours since the service was down.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), which is becoming increasingly concerned about the frequent outages, has not made an official remark about the matter.

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Elections 2024: On February 8, a “suspension” of cellphone and internet services was suggested.

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The suggestion was made at the meeting of the ECP, which was convened to examine the state of law and order in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

According to those with knowledge of the situation, there was a suggestion to cut back on mobile and internet service in vulnerable sections of the nation in time for the general elections in 2024.

The election candidates’ security was also a topic of discussion during the conference, and CEC Sikandar Sultan Raja voiced his worries about the rise in attacks on political gatherings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

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