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Go Download Your New iOS Emoji Right Now

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Image: Apple/Emojipedia/Gizmodo Composite

Apple on Monday released iOS 10.2 for the iPhone and iPad. There are a number of new features, including the new TV app, but the real reason you want to download iOS 10.2 is for the hundreds of new and redesigned emoji.

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In addition to a slew of new more inclusive emoji, Apple also added a bunch of new symbols, including a butterfly, a tumbler glass (that looks like it’s whiskey!), bacon, pancakes (bacon pancakes, anyone?), and avocado.

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Apple also redesigned many of its existing emoji for a look that’s more inline with iOS 10 as a whole. Earlier this fall, beta versions of iOS 10.2 showed off a redesigned peached that took away the accepted meaning of the symbol and made it into, well, a peach.

Fortunately, Apple saw the error in its ways and restored the peach (now with a slightly different color palette) to its natural glory.

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Emojipedia has a rundown of all the new emojis you can use. I personally like the nauseated face and the lying face and expect them both to be frequent additions to my texting regime.

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I would also like to thank Apple for making the female technologist emoji, because it’s basically just me.

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To get the new emoji and everything else in iOS 10.2, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or iPad.

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Christina is a senior writer at Gizmodo.

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They need to bring back the real gun (and keep the squirt gun)... they have a knife and a bomb, what’s the issue with the gun??

Also a cigar, that would be helpful.