iOS has emoji built-in...but wait, so does Android!
Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.
The Vulcan salute is only one example of a new set of emojis coming from Unicode 7.0. Find out what other symbols are coming to your smartphone.
Apple's emoji library could expand into the world of "Star Trek" with a Spock Vulcan salute emoji.
Do you love emoji? The Emoji Keyboard on Kickstarter puts a silicone keyboard cover and software on your Mac so you can type symbols quickly and easily.
This clever iOS keyboard lets you hit up Yelp, add an animated GIF, share your location and more, all without ever leaving the Messages app.
Betabrand's Poo Emoji Dress takes the lowbrow messaging symbol and elevates it into high fashion.
Technically Incorrect: One glorious part of the upcoming Windows 10 is the middle finger emoji, something that has been missing from iOS and Android.
Put the days of being represented by a yellow-skinned emoji behind you. Apple just integrated emoji for all skin types in the latest version of iOS 8.
With emojis a central part of iOS 8, and now available for Android, you can get them for everything from Star Wars to Star Trek. CNET shows you how.