Google Rolls Out Switch to Android App Support for Android 12 Smartphones

Google has announced the roll out of Switch to Android applications for all Android 12 smartphones. The application was earlier only available for Google’s Pixel smartphones. Google had previously rolled out the application for iOS smartphones via the Apple App Store. The application will help Apple iPhone users to switch seamlessly to Android smartphones running […]

Apple iOS 16 to Get Message Filter for Dual-SIM iPhones

Apple is adding a message filter on iOS 16 for people using two SIMs on their iPhones. The new feature will filter messages received by a user into two different categories based on the SIM on which the SMS or iMessage is coming through. The tech giant is reportedly also attempting to improve the edit […]

iOS 16 With Revamped Lock Screen, System Apps Unveiled: All Details

Apple has official unveiled iOS 16, the next-generation version of its operating system for compatible iPhone models. As previous leaks and rumours suggested, Apple has introduced changes and improvements across the system at its annual WWDC keynote event. The software update to iOS 16 will arrive later this year on iPhone 8 and later devices — […]

Apple Says Resolved iMessage Issues After Third Services Outage This Week

Apple said it has resolved the issues that caused outages to its iMessage service after complaints earlier on Thursday, as the tech behemoth grappled with disruptions to its cloud services for the third time this week. User reports complaining of iMessage outages on Downdetector.com started climbing shortly after 4:20pm ET (1:50am IST) and later hit […]

Google Messages Spotted Testing iMessage Reactions on Android App

Google is testing out an iMessage reactions feature in the beta Messages app for Android. The feature is being developed to translate iMessage reactions, officially known as Tapbacks, sent by iPhone users when responding to an SMS or MMS. Prior to this update, Google Messages used to depict plain texts like ‘Loved’ instead of the […]

Google’s Senior VP says he isn’t asking for iMessage on Android, but for RCS to work on iPhone

Last week, a report from WSJ highlighted the mental health effects of teenagers who feel outcast by their friends who use an Android phone. The report gathered lots of attention over the weekend and Google’s Senior VP Hiroshi Lockheimer Tweeted against peer pressure and bullying as a way for Apple to sell products. Following the […]

Google asks Apple to stop green bubble bullying on iMessage

Apple’s iMessage introduced free messages between iPhone users a decade ago has been discriminating against Google users, and that has been affecting mental health of Android users, a recent report from The Wall Street Journal revealed. Hiroshi Lockheimer, Senior VP at Google then took it to Twitter to address Apple. He stated that using peer […]

Telegram Testing iMessage-Like Reaction Feature for iOS With 11 Emojis

Telegram announced new features including Live Text support and media captions formatting for iOS users recently. Now, the instant messaging platform has been spotted working on a message reactions feature to let users express their emotions in response to the messages they receive on the app. In the beta version of Telegram for iOS, users […]

Google Messages may change the way Android receives iMessage reactions

According to a new report from 9to5Google, Google Messages may be receiving an update that will slightly enhance the messaging experience on the Android end. As per the outlet’s “APK Insight”, code has been found in the most recent version of Google Messages that would show iMessage ‘reactions’ as emoji’s within Google Messages. If an […]

Apple Urged to Drop Plans to Scan for Abuse Images by Policy Groups

More than 90 policy and rights groups around the world published an open letter on Thursday urging Apple to abandon plans for scanning children’s messages for nudity and the phones of adults for images of child sex abuse. “Though these capabilities are intended to protect children and to reduce the spread of child sexual abuse […]

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