The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.
Tired of the spam and hashtags abundant on Twitter and Facebook? Check out an emoji-only social network that promises no spam "because there isn't an emoji for spam."
Conan O'Brien is confident he understands all the new emoji characters. Perhaps he's over-confident.
Let tiny pictures do the talking for you in Swiftkey's latest beta which adds emoji and a new row of numbers.
Instead of only using alphanumeric text for file names, you can also include emoticons and other Unicode symbols.
Gmail gets a whole mess of new emoticons thanks to Japanese carriers. The company has partnered with them to add an additional 1,000 or so to Gmail's catalog.
Google Docs & Spreadsheets beta gracefully merges word processing, spreadsheets and basic presentations within an online service that lets you collaborate with other users.
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Streets & Trips 2005 is useful for backseat navigators on long road trips, but for most, online map sites cost less and are just as accurate.
Streets & Trips 2005 with GPS locator is fun and inexpensive, but it's awkward and needs voice navigation to be a full-fledged alternative to other GPS-based vehicle navigation systems.
Josh Lowensohn spends the afternoon at Google's headquarters and discovers some new tips and tricks for users of the Web-based office suite.