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iOS 9.1 has arrived with a small number of updates to apps and services — but more importantly, a large number of new emoji, including some people have been waiting quite a while for.
There are new items in every category of emoji, from faces to food to transportation. If you're not a heavy user of these handy little icons, there are some new ones you might not believe weren't already included: a lion, a wedge of cheese, a hockey stick. Millions will appreciate the taco and burrito icons, and the champagne bottle should get a lot of use on New Year's.
A few new gestures have been added, too -- the "sign of the horns," often thrown up while headbanging (no emoji for that yet), the "live long and prosper" symbol made famous by Spock on "Star Trek" — and, of course, the middle finger. Many of these items were previewed in 2014 when they were proposed by Unicode, which moderates the selection of emoji.
We're only scratching the surface: there are 184 new emoji in iOS 9.1. You can check them all out over at Emojipedia, or just try to find them when you upgrade.
The updated OS also fixes some bugs and security vulnerabilities, and tweaks "Live Photos" so they won't record you putting your phone into your pocket.