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Apple Explains Why iMessage Isn’t Available For Android

06/16/2016, Last week it was rumored that iMessage for Android could be in the works. Apple has a reputation for being closed off to platforms that aren’t their own, and while they have been open to the idea of other companies like Microsoft and Google develop for...

iMessage Will Support Sending Money Via Square Cash

06/13/2016, The Messages app on iOS for the most part has always felt a bit like a gloried SMS app. It sends and receives messages, it allows users to attach media, and that’s pretty much. This is versus other apps like WhatsApp, LINE, WeChat, and so on which have...

iMessage For Android Could Be In The Works [Rumor]

06/09/2016, Exclusive apps just like games is one way to entice users to use a certain platform. For example there are probably many people who back in the day bought a BlackBerry smartphone just so they could use BBM. Now in terms of exclusive messaging platforms,...

Apple Fighting Call For Ban On iMessage And Facetime

05/29/2016, VirnetX, a patent licensing firm, was recently awarded $625 million after a jury ruled in its favor, finding that Apple has wilfully infringed on four of its patents. The company isn’t going to stop chasing Apple even after that verdict. It’s...

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

05/10/2016, There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes...

This App Lets You Send/Receive iMessage On Android

05/03/2016, One of the reasons why people flocked to BlackBerry back in the day is because of BBM. It was an exclusive messaging platform that many people wanted to be part of back then. Fast forward to today, Apple has their own take on the platform in the form of...

Apple Patches OS X Bug That Can Leak Your iMessages

04/11/2016, From time to time you might receive notifications about an update for your operating system. Unless it’s a very obvious bug that impacts the performance of your computer, some of you guys might choose to ignore the update until a later date. Now if you...

OS X 10.11.4 Update Causing Some iMessage, FaceTime Login Problems

03/23/2016, Whenever a software update has been made available, it’s always good news since it means that problems are addressed, there are security improvements, and sometimes even new features. Unfortunately from time to time software updates actually end up...

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Is Broken, Fix Coming In iOS 9.3

03/21/2016, One of the reasons why many users and companies used BlackBerry devices back in the day along with services like BBM is because of its security. Back then BBM offered up encryption as a security measure to prevent messages and emails from being...

Apple Scores Complete Win In iMessage Lawsuit

12/23/2015, A lawsuit was filed against Apple by plaintiffs Adam Backhaut, Bouakhay Joy Backhaut and Kenneth Morris who claimed that iMessage was rigged not to deliver messages to Android smartphones. They had switched from an iPhone to Android smartphones in 2012,...

Apple’s Venmo Competitor Could Be Baked Into iMessage

11/12/2015, Yesterday we reported that according to the rumors, Apple could be thinking of launching a person-to-person payment service. What this does is that it allows users to send money to another user directly, kind of like PayPal or like Facebook Messenger...

iMessage Crashing Bug Fixed In Latest iOS 8.4 Beta

06/10/2015, It recently came to our attention that iMessage is plagued by a bug which causes the app to crash and even the device to reboot if a particular string of text is sent to it. Since the app is used for both instant messaging as well as SMS messaging it can...

Apple Brings Two-Factor Authentication To iMessage And FaceTime

02/12/2015, Remember last year when celebrity photos from iCloud were leaked online? Many blamed iCloud’s poor security which is something Apple quickly addressed why introducing two-factor authentication to the service which was basically an added layer of...