messaging apps available, however there are some that are still limited to a single mobile operating system. In this case, one of the apps that is still limited is iMessage, which is available on iOS devices. Or more to the point for today, has previously only been available for iOS devices. A new iMessage app has recently landed in the Play Store -- but there is a catch.
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BBM release date rumors continue. At this point it seems likely they will continue right up until the time the app lands in the Play Store. Before that happens though, it looks like we have another post dealing with the potential release date. This latest comes by way of the Indonesian language TecknoUp who have recently shared what appears to be an invite to a BBM launch event.
BBM rumors have been heating up. The BBM for Android user manual appeared last month and that was followed by the actual app, which leaked yesterday and couldn't actually be used. Perhaps key for today though, despite the earlier confirmation coming from Samsung Nigeria, there will not be any exclusives when the app actually launches.
Silent Phone app for Android earlier in the year. That app arrived in January and brought the promise of secure audio and video calls. Looking a bit more recently and we have another app that has arrived from Silent Circle. This latest is called Silent Text and as the name would imply, this one deals with text messaging.
announced their tiered budget phone plans. Another leading contender in this race is WeChat, who also revealed an addition to its services.
messaging related that would be coming to CyanogenMod. This was for those using Google Voice and was originally sporting the codename of Babel (just like Hangouts). Anyway, in a bit of a status update, Koushik Dutta has announced the new name and perhaps more important -- that this project has been merged with the nightlies.
SecureSMS option would be available for CyanogenMod users, however he has recently confirmed that progress is still being made. Coming by way of a recent status update, Dutta has said SecureSMS is "still in active development." There also appears to have been another person brought on to continue development.
messaging apps, it seems many are looking towards those as opposed to sending messages through a carrier provided plan. One of those messaging apps is WhatsApp and it looks like they have recently set a new daily record. The company took to their official Twitter account and shared the news of having handled 27 billion messages in a 24 hour time period.