Thursday, April 9, 2015

How to add in iOS 8.3 Emoji with gesture Spock

In released on Thursday updates iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3 Apple has expanded standard set of emoticons. Emoji keyboard characters acquired more than 300 new pictograms. In this case, there is support for emoticons that are not represented directly on the keyboard. One of them - a gesture of "Live long and prosper" , which showed the character of sci-fi TV series "Star Trek".

Icon with a gesture Spock was in March approved the merger Unicode Consortium, which is responsible for assigning codes characters Unicode. Latest version of iOS and OS X support icon Vulcan salute - just need to configure the keyboard shortcut to insert it.
Gesture Spock first appeared in the second season of "Star Trek", together with the phrase "Live long and prosper". He is hand raised with palm forward divorced middle and ring finger and thumb extended. The gesture was coined by actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock.
To add the appropriate Emoji on iPhone and iPad, you need to open the device this link and copy the icon to the clipboard. After that, go to the menu General -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts and press the "+" in the upper right corner of the screen. In line phrase you want to paste the clipboard contents, and line Abbreviations - specify the shortcut, such as "zhdp" (an abbreviation of the name of the gesture). Then click save.
Recall that the platform iOS 8.3 addition of new emoticons also contains a number of new language for Siri. There is also a number of less significant changes. For example, the voice assistant now at the user is able to make a call on speakerphone . Also, new settings authorization request in iTunes - the user can remove the password requirement when installing free software.
iOS 8.3 is the first mobile platform Apple, which held a public beta test. The company is expected to hold a similar public testing iOS 9.