There is no doubt that Apple wants users to use its iMessage messaging platform. It is a pretty decent default messaging platform that iOS users can use with each other, and with every iOS update, Apple introduces new features to it. However, one feature that seems to be lacking is message scheduling.
For a feature that has been around for a while, you would think that Apple would have ironed out whatever issues there might be with its iMessage platform. According to a recent post by Google’s Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich, it appears that they discovered an iMessage bug that has the possibility of bricking an iPhone.
Need to talk to a customer service rep? There are many ways to go about it, such as through social media where you can usually reach reps via Facebook Messenger. You could also always go the old school way of calling them on the phone, or going to a store and speaking to them in person.
Text messaging has evolved over the years, where we first started out with SMS, followed by MMS that allowed us to send photos and videos, and then later we got a bunch of messaging services that relied on the internet that allowed us to send messages to people around the world for “free”.
Apple’s iMessage is the company’s take on SMS and instant messaging, but unfortunately it is pretty much limited to users of iOS and macOS devices. However it seems that at one in time Apple had actually wanted carriers to adopt its iMessage platform in hopes of making it a new standard.
T-Mobile is making it even easier for its subscribers who own Apple devices to contact customer support. The carrier has announced that it’s supporting Business Chat for iPhone which Apple announced a couple of weeks ago. It’s the first carrier in the country to do this. It’s enabling Apple device owners to contact customer support through iMessage so the entire process is as easy as sending someone a message through […]
Want to quickly look up something while in an iMessage conversation? You can now “Google it” right within iMessage as internet search giant’s core feature is now available in Apple’s messaging app. Google today updated its Search app for iOS which brings an iMessage extension which enables iOS users to search the web and share those results in their conversations from within iMessage itself.
Apple is going to release a new feature for iMessage that will enable users to chat directly with businesses using the company’s messaging app. Apple is calling this feature Business Chat and the company first unveiled it at the Worldwide Developer Conference last year. The feature is going to be launched this spring with a handful of partners.Apple explains that Business Chat will allow users to communicate directly with businesses […]
If you’re someone who shares YouTube videos often, you know that sharing to apps like iMessage can be a bit slow and cumbersome, but not anymore because in an update to the YouTube app on iOS, YouTube has made sharing a lot easier as users now have an option to share with a direct-to-Messages sharing option.
You’ll soon be able to keep in touch with friends and family on the ground when you’re flying with Delta. The airline has confirmed that passengers on most Delta flights will be able to use WhatsApp, iMessage, and Facebook Messenger in-flight for free.
If you use Google Maps on iOS, the latest update might be of interest to you. This is because in the latest update to the app, Google has introduced a couple of new features, one of which is integration with iMessage which means that users can now share their location via iMessage using Google Maps if that’s what they prefer.
Over the years we’ve seen Microsoft come up with all kinds of ways to integrate their products and services on other mobile platforms, whether it be productivity apps like Office, or voice assistant software like Cortana, or Android lockscreens. Now it looks like Microsoft wants in on Apple’s iMessage and has launched a new app called “Who’s In”.
A couple of weeks ago Starbucks announced that soon, users of Apple’s iMessage platform would be able to send and receive Starbucks gift cards through the messaging app. For those who do frequent Starbucks and also use iMessage, you’ll be pleased to learn that you will be able to do that now.
One of the unique features of Google’s Allo app is that it integrates Google Assistant into the chat. This means that when chatting with friends, you can actually chat with Google Assistant to check up on certain things, make restaurant bookings, and so on. It seems that Apple could have something similar planned with Siri and iMessage, at least according to a patent.