Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated October 22nd
 

Topic: Messages

Apple pitched a standardized version of iMessage to wireless carriers, but they didn't bite

10/18/2018, 11:10 pm

In an editorial bemoaning the lack of interoperability between Apple's iMessage and common SMS texting systems, former head of iOS development Scott Forstall reveals the company once tried to push wireless carriers toward its version of messaging.

17 comments

Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple's encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

09/27/2018, 07:09 pm

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016.

6 comments

Everything new with Messages in iOS 12

07/16/2018, 11:07 am

AppleInsider takes a dive into iOS 12 to discover twenty new features and changes coming to the Messages app including new Animoji, camera effects, and layout changes.

2 comments

How to send images from the Messages app on the iPhone in iOS 12

07/11/2018, 03:07 pm

One of the more controversial changes in iOS 12 has to do with the way images from your photo library are shared in the Messages app. AppleInsider walks you through the easy, though perhaps a bit more convoluted than it has to be, method of sharing your images.

44 comments

Everything new in iOS 12 beta 3 for iPhone and iPad

07/03/2018, 07:07 pm

Apple included a number of changes in the latest beta of iOS 12, the biggest of which include updated mapping data, new animated Activities stickers in Messages and a load of bug fixes.

3 comments

Apple Business Chat makes first European appearance at Cannes Lions festival

06/22/2018, 08:06 pm

Apple Business Chat, the company's business-focused messaging feature, made a limited appearance in Europe this week as the backbone of a concierge service providing information and guidance to Cannes Lions festival attendees.

11 comments

Here are over 150 new features and changes in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

06/15/2018, 12:06 pm

When Apple introduced iOS 12 during the WWDC 2018 keynote, they barely scratched the surface on what was changed in their latest major update. We've tracked down well over 150 features to find everything new in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad.

39 comments

How to make and use personalized Memoji on iPhone X in iOS 12

06/05/2018, 08:06 pm

In iOS 12, iPhone X users will be able create their own customized Memoji character right in the Messages app. Choose from hundreds of different design combinations to create any number of different characters to use in iMessage conversations, or even FaceTime calls.

17 comments

Apple's iOS 12 introduces personalized 'Memoji' and camera effects

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

Apple with iOS 12 will for the first time offer users the option to create personalized Animoji characters called Memoji, a feature that is set to arrive alongside new camera effects built into the Messages app.

18 comments

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

06/02/2018, 03:06 pm

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on what Messages in iCloud can do, how it works, and where it has limitations.

55 comments

macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 with Messages in iCloud support is now available

06/01/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has updated macOS High Sierra to version 10.13.5, just a few days ahead of expected announcements for the future of the operating system at WWDC, with the latest release effectively consisting of support for Messages in iCloud and performance updates.

23 comments

All the new features in iOS 11.4: AirPlay 2, Messages in the Cloud, & much more

05/29/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple has officially released iOS 11.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch which contains many new features, the biggest of which is the long-delayed AirPlay 2.

36 comments

Apple releases iOS 11.4 for iPhone and iPad with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud support

05/29/2018, 01:05 pm

Ahead of the unveiling of Apple's future plans for iOS at WWDC, the company has released iOS 11.4 to the public, including support for its ClassKit framework for educational apps, support for AirPlay 2, and the long-overdue addition of Messages in iCloud.

29 comments

VoIP-Pal again accuses Apple of patent infringement with FaceTime, iMessage, Wi-Fi Calling in iPhone

05/25/2018, 02:05 pm

Patent holder VoIP-Pal has launched a new set of lawsuits against Apple, once more accusing the iPhone maker of infringing a collection of four voice over IP patents with the iMessage, FaceTime, and Wi-Fi Calling functions.

11 comments

What's new iOS 11.4 beta 4: one step forward, one step back

05/07/2018, 05:05 pm

Arriving just one week following the third beta of iOS 11.4, beta four has is now in the hands of developers. Included in this late-stage beta are some notable improvements to performance, as well as a regression to one of the additions we saw in beta three.

7 comments

What's new in iOS 11.4 beta 2

04/16/2018, 04:04 pm

Apple on Monday released the second beta of iOS 11.4 to developers, though the software update only includes a few small changes this time around.

5 comments

T-Mobile integrates new Apple Business Chat support

04/11/2018, 10:04 pm

T-Mobile on Wednesday announced support for Apple's new Business Chat feature, allowing customers and non-customers alike to message customer service representatives directly from the Messages app on their iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac.

3 comments

Public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 are now available

04/03/2018, 01:04 pm

A day after the release of initial developer code, Apple has made the first public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 available.

1 comments

Video: Everything new in iOS 11.4 including AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, and more

04/02/2018, 03:04 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 11.4 has been released, marking major feature additions like the arrival of AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud and more. Check out the changes in our hands-on video.

22 comments

Video: Everything new in iOS 11.3 featuring Animoji, Battery Health, ARKit 1.5, & much more

03/30/2018, 12:03 pm

iOS 11.3 was released yesterday for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. We went beyond the release notes to find everything new in Apple latest iOS update from big features, to small tweaks.

13 comments