Apple introduces emoji diversity options with latest iOS 8.3, OS X 10.10.3 betas — Starting with the latest betas of iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3, new alternate skin colour options are available when selecting emojis of people and faces. In addition, Siri has added a host of new languages on iPhone and iPad.
Visa’s latest move in Europe signals Apple Pay is on the way — Visa Europe is prepping the continent for widespread mobile payment rollout with its new tokenisation tech—the same kind of tokenisation that makes it possible for Apple Pay to function securely.
Tweetbot for iOS gets Twitter video and GIF support in latest update — Developer Tapbots has released an update to its popular iOS Twitter client Tweetbot for iOS, bringing playback support for videos and GIFs hosted by the ubiquitous microblogging network.
Adonit’s Forge app is built for iPad brainstorming — Adonit is tired of sitting on the sidelines as others build software to work with its line of iOS styluses. Forge, the company’s first app, has been two years in the making, but it’s more than a simple sketch app — it’s a brainstorming tool.
Pro lens kit for iPhone 6 — The just released ExoLens kit for the iPhone 6 (iPhone 6 Plus lenses will come in May) is a professional pair of lenses, 3x telephoto and wide angle that attach to the iPhone 6 with a sturdy lattice mount. The mount is also threaded with a standard 1/4″-20 tripod connection. The system is designed for growth.