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As Apple paints MacBook pink, Android's emoji blobs get a makeover

The 12-inch MacBook gets a hardware boost as Apple teases news coming to WWDC. Also, Google shows off new humanlike emojis coming to Android N, and more reports surface on what Sony is planning for the PlayStation 4 "Neo."

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It may be another two months before Apple's WWDC event, but hey... there's a pink MacBook .

Apple just boosted the hardware in the 12-inch MacBook (you know, the one that has one USB-C port to handle all your needs). Along with a faster processor and more battery life, it also is the latest Apple gadget to join the Rose Gold Club.

Meanwhile, Google gives its emoji family a different type of makeover. A preview of Android N shows off the new look of emoji, moving away from the no-gender blob butts and evolving into human form.

Also in this tech-news roundup, learn about YouTube's new 360-degree live videos, which you'll be able to check out this weekend with broadcasts from the Coachella music festival in California. And in case you were hesitant to uninstall QuickTime for Windows, Apple did confirm it has abandoned the software. That's going to be a headache for some Adobe users.

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MacBook gets pretty in pink, Android emojis get in shape