Tag: emoji

Awesome, easy emoji activities and gear you need right now, because The Emoji Movie!

Are your kids as smiling-face-with-hands excited to see The Emoji Movie as ours are? We’ve already bought our tickets for opening day tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean we have to wait to start celebrating our love for everything emoji, right? While we’re baking up some poop-emoji cupcakes and heart-eyes emoji Oreos (to sneak into the theater, maybe, shh), we thought we’d share some of our favorite emoji activities and gear that will keep stoking that emoji-obsession long after the movie ends. CMT is an rstyle affiliate  Related: 5 emoji collections we’re dying to see If you’re all about emojis in a...

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5 emoji collections we’re dying to see for International Emoji Day

Yes, International Emoji Day is a thing. 21st century, y’all! And while we’ve described that the upcoming addition of custom emojis to your keyboard will lead to some creative options, there are some awesome sets of emojis we’d really like to see as soon as humanly possible. (Hint, hint, Unicode Consortium.) Any of your favorites we missed?   Star Wars Emojis via the official Star Wars App by Lucasfilm, illustrated by Truck Torrence The chibi style Star Wars characters in the app fulfill most of Star Wars emoji needs with these 50 options from across the franchise, even if they don’t...

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Web coolness: Custom emoji are coming, moms defending screentime, incredible tech-created artwork and more.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. Hooray! Custom emoji are coming – and hopefully we’ll get to use of these feminist emojis too. (That PMS cramps emoji is kind of genius.) Free Apple Camp sessions for kids this summer! But hurry! The dark side of putting your family on YouTube. Yikes. The kids who lost their Harvard acceptance letters because of social media posts. Video of a  toddler Star Wars fan you have to see. (Yes, a toddler.) A mom defends children using tech devices...

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Web Coolness: Geeky Valentine’s Day gifts and cards, VIZIO privacy breach, and the end of Facebook?

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Our favorite Emily McDowell card. Get it for Valentine’s Day! Use the KonMari method with your tech gadgets and digital life. Smart! If you have a VIZIO smart television, you need to read this. Hilarious shirt for the teachers in your life who love Netflix. Is this the end of Facebook? This new Pinterest feature is like Shazam for stuff. Why you want to keep your eye out for the Backpack Challenge, parents. Yikes. This inspiring 22-year...

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Web Coolness: Star Wars umbrella, The Instant Pot, and rogue Twitter accounts galore.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too.   Oh you know, just a Star Wars light saber umbrella. We hear it slays at the bus stop! You can now address Alexa (Amazon Echo) as “Computer” because Star Trek is real life. How to write emails with military precision. A lovely conversation with our Editor Kristen about how we started Cool Mom Tech and where we hope it’s going. All this hype about The Instant Pot. Do you own one? A YouTube video that’s making us smile. Got iPhone battery issues?...

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Web Coolness: Tech holiday gifts, 10 most popular emoji, and the West World soundtrack

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   15 of the coolest custom photo gifts for the holidays. Wait, marshmallows? Amazon is about to revolutionize grocery shopping. A very handy website for book lovers. Here are 5 women who are changing the virtual reality scene. Here’s how these robotic utensils are changing the lives of people with disabilities. This Google Earth timelapse shows how much the world has changed.   A subscription box gift for kids that can teach them how to make their own...

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Web Coolness: The mini NES Classic, Instagram Live, and the best Alexa hack ever

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too.   Okay, this new mini NES classic console is the best holiday gift ever. We are loving the new mannequin challenge. This one takes the cake! Would you have recognized this man’s voice if he was your uber driver? So cool! This man hacked Alexa into a wall-mounted singing fish and it’s the best thing ever. Someone hacked the Google Pixel in 60 seconds. Oops.   Very cool new emojis are on the way. (Image via emojipedia) Will Instagram be adding...

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Web Coolness: Election Party invitations go digital, David Bowie emojis, and Napflix

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too!   6 cool digital election party invitations. David Bowie emojis are coming! Wishing you had a one-handed keyboard for your iPhone? Here’s how to make it happen. Here’s the scoop on the new Microsoft Teams. Should Slack be worried? Got insomnia? You might need Napflix. (Hilarious).   A wearable that might help you keep your kids safer. 5 cool STEM TV shows for kids. If you ever feel like your spelling ability is subpar, watch this. (Make sure the sound is on)...

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Emoji Pride and Prejudice. Answer the pressing question, was Mr. Darcy really just a poop?

Well, we’ve seen Pride & Prejudice for zombie fans, Pride & Prejudice for doodlers,  and Pride & Prejudice for babies too young to know books as anything besides delicious teething toys. So I can’t say I’m entirely surprised that someone has finally come out with a version of Jane Austen’s 19th century classic reinterpreted for the Gilded Age of the Text Message, with Emoji Pride and Prejudice. Humorist Katherine Furman’s upcoming book, illustrated by Chuck Gonzales, retells the classic story of the Bennet sisters in — you guessed it — emoji. It evidently answers the pressing question we’ve all been wondering for decades: What would happen...

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Web Coolness: The new Google Pixel Phone, how to get to inbox zero, and the fanciest iPhone cases ever

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   Fun DIY no-carve Pokémon pumpkins! Is your next favorite TV show going to be written by a bot? A new study says women might be better coders but suffer from gender bias. Hmmmm. Is it ever okay to brag about your kids on social media? Here’s a sneak peek of the new Google Pixel phone. You can now charge your phone with poop. Well, sort of.   We found a BB-8 waffle maker! The fanciest iPhone cases ever. Carving...

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