Until iOS 8, the native emoji keyboard was pretty much the only “fun” keyboard available on iOS.
Now with the new operating system, developers can create custom keyboards. While we’ve seen everything from animated GIF keyboards to gesture-based offerings, a new app wants to give your old standby emoji keyboard a much-needed overhaul.
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Emojiyo uses the same emoji as the classic keyboard available in previous versions of iOS but focuses on helping users find the right emoji for any situation.
“The built-in Apple emoji keyboard is just horrible,” one of the app’s creators, E.J. Mablekos, told Mashable. “You have the situation of this kind of language almost with 850 characters that you navigate by looking through six arbitrary sections and it’s kind of like a game of memory.” …