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Topic: Messages

Samsung trying to fight iMessage chat elitists with response graphic gallery

08/21/2019, 03:08 pm

Samsung wants owners of its smartphones to know that they can respond to iPhone owners cutting them out of chats -- but they may not want to use what Samsung has provided.

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Everything new with Messages in iOS 13

06/27/2019, 11:06 am

Messages is one of the most used apps on iOS, making it no surprise that Apple invested quite a bit of time in making it all the more powerful with iOS 13. Here is everything that has changed with the Messages app.

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Delta is first airline to use Apple's Business Chat to help customers

06/27/2019, 07:06 am

Delta is testing Apple's Business Chat with a select group of customers over the summer, and plans to bring it to all passengers in the fall.

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macOS Catalina beta hints Apple is building Catalyst versions of Messages and Shortcuts

06/19/2019, 08:06 pm

Code discovered in the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina beta suggests Apple is employing its Project Catalyst framework to develop new versions of Messages and Shortcuts, the latter of which is currently limited to iOS devices.

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Apple issues iOS 12.3.1 update fixing VoLTE & Messages issues

05/24/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has issued an unscheduled update for iOS 12.3.1, less than two weeks after the release of iOS 12.3, introducing bug fixes for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch relating to Voice over LTE calls and Messages.

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How to block spam calls, texts, and social media messages on your iPhone

04/05/2019, 10:04 am

You know how to use messaging and emails, and you use them to get things done, but far too many just want to sell you things or annoy you with them. Here's how to get persistent callers and emailers out of your hair so that you can get some work done.

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Sprint adds Apple Business Chat to support its iPhone & iPad customers

01/16/2019, 11:01 am

Subscribers with U.S. carrier Sprint can now take advantage of Apple Business Chat when they need help with a plan or device.

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Apple Business Chat continues expanding with auto dealer platform Gubagoo

01/15/2019, 09:01 am

The newest company to adopt Apple Business Chat is Gubagoo, which specializes in setting up 24/7 chat for auto dealerships and manufacturers.

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No HomePod, politics, bug extermination and more -- Apple's January 2018 in review

12/26/2018, 07:12 am

Apple was busy in January 2018 with legal cases, Warhol's Apple logo art, Apple Music successes, and working hard to get us the HomePod. AppleInsider revisits the very start of 2018, the year that would see Apple become the most valuable company in the world on paper -- for a while.

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Apple sued over FaceTime, auto-expiring voice Messages technology

11/19/2018, 10:11 pm

Stalwart patent troll Uniloc filed a pair of lawsuits over the weekend claiming technology used in flagship Apple communications products, namely FaceTime and iMessage, infringe on property initially developed by HP and Philips.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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