Lobster, cupcake and lettuce among new emoji crop

Texters prepare. A mega-emoji update is coming from Apple soon, and there looks to be a lot for foodies to look forward to. Food & Wine reports that the emoji update will roll out something in “August or September,” but there hasn’t been a confirmed time frame as of yet. It’s been more than a year since discussion of the new emojis began, but there hadn’t been any buzz, until now. Apple didn’t reveal what each of the 70 new emojis will be, but among them is a vanilla cupcake, a red lobster, a very realistic looking mango, and a bunch of lettuce — although it could also be bok choy, a type of Chinese cabbage. Either way, there will be a leafy green looking option. There’s also what appears to be a mooncake, a traditional Chinese dessert served during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Other non-food related emojis expected to hit include…

Here are the new food emojis coming to your iPhone

The novelty of the burrito has barely worn off, and already the tech gods are giving us new emojis to express our true feelings. That’s right. Apple is rolling out new emojis with iOS 11.1. In total, Apple is releasing 56 new emojis along with updates for some of the current emojis. Many of the updates will people people who sought to have emojis more inclusive of neutral genders and ages. According to Apple, the emojis “will be in next week’s developer and public beta seeds and debut in upcoming software updates for iOS, WatchOS and MacOS.” Since telling people what we’re eating in the most important use for emojis, here are a few new food emojis to look forward to sharing: A Sandwich: A dumpling: A coconut: meat: pie: takeout: broccoli: canned vegetables: a fortune cookie: A pretzel: Which one are you most excited for? Other exciting emojis include a mermaid,…