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Apple Seeds First iOS 9.1 Beta, Includes New Emoji

Following its event in San Francisco today, Apple released Golden Master seeds of iOS 9 and watchOS 2 (both launching next week), as well as the first developer beta of iOS 9.1, likely coming with the new iPad Pro in November.

As spotted by Owen Williams at The Next Web, the beta release includes new emoji from the latest Unicode specification:

Once you get the update to iOS 9.1 when it’s released at some point in the future — its only available to those with a paid Apple developer account right now — you’ll see a ton of new emoji on the keyboard including taco, unicorn, a stop hand, turkey, burrito and block of cheese.

Almost every category has had new emoji added — we saw a racecar, satellite, prayer beads, award medals, new square images showing camping and a ton more.

Adding new emoji may be the best way to convince millions of people to upgrade to the latest version of iOS.