Tag: instant messaging

Google Chat Dark Theme

Google Chat gets Dark Theme support for Android, iOS

It was in April when Hangouts Chat was renamed to Google Chat. The name is simpler and we know it's not the only change...
Google Messages

Google Messages updated with Bubbles from Android 11

Last year, we told you that Google was testing out floating bubbles in the Android Messages app. Earlier last month, we discovered Facebook Messenger...
Facebook Messenger Kids App

Messenger Kids app updated with more, better parental control

In 2017, Facebook released the Messenger Kids mobile app. It's not just for the children but also for the parents and guardians who want...
WhatsApp Facebook

Facebook not showing ads on WhatsApp, plans have been scrapped

Facebook regularly updates WhatsApp but some plans are not favorable to the users. There were plans before to sell ads inside the messaging service...
Pulse SMS Android Open Source

Pulse SMS for Android now open-sourced

Pulse was introduced by Klinker some three years ago as a new SMS. It was more ideal as a tablet messenger but has eventually...
Google RCS Messaging

RCS upgrades on Android Messages rolling out in the US

RCS Messaging is relatively new but Google is determined to make it a standard and as common as iMessage on iOS. Android has the...

Keeping app data possible with Android 10, WhatsApp now does it

Backing up data and files in Android is not exactly a walk in the park. It is not easy especially app backups. What happens...
Pulse SMS Smart Replies

Pulse SMS receives Smart Replies feature with the latest update

Pulse was first introduced by Klinker back in 2016 as a new SMS and Tablet Messenger app. An Android Wear 2.9 version of the...
RCS Business Messaging

Google and Samsung team up to work on RCS Messaging for Android

Instant messaging on mobile devices have improved over the decade. People nowadays seem to rely more on IMs or DMs instead of SMS (I...
Facebook Messenger Kids App

Facebook Messenger Kids adds passphrases for contact approval

Technology can either be a bane or a boon. It depends on who is describing and in what context. When it comes to raising...

FB Messenger receives English-Spanish auto-translations

Say what you want about Facebook but we're certain you still can't bear to break up with it. You sure can deactivate your profile...

Farewell Yahoo Messenger (1998-2018)

If you grew up with the computers of the 90s, then at one point or another, you probably had Yahoo! Messenger as one of...

Features

Microsoft Surface Duo Launch

Surface Duo now up for pre-order, ready for mobile productivity

We didn't have to wait a full year before the Surface Duo hits the market. Microsoft has finally and officially revealed the new Surface...

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