Tag: Messaging Apps

Apple kept iMessage to itself when it could have come to Android back in 2013

iMessage could have come to Android years ago. Court documents submitted by Epic and Apple before their antitrust trial reveal that Apple execs never wanted to release iMessage for Android. New findings reveal that Apple could have launched iMessage for Android years ago but deliberately chose not to do so. Epic’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple […]

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Android’s spring feature rollout includes a Google Maps dark mode

Google is officially rolling out a series of Android feature updates for spring 2021. The highlights are a dark mode for Google Maps as well as better hands-free Assistant commands. Scheduled messages, accessibility features and a system-wide password checkup are on the way. Your Android phone is about to get a welcome refresh as the […]

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Telegram’s location sharing isn’t as private as you might like

4 hours ago Telegram’s “People Nearby” feature could potentially reveal your location. You’d just need GPS tools and triangulation to determine where someone lives. Telegram has said the functionality doesn’t need to be fixed. Telegram is ostensibly focused on privacy, but its approach to location sharing is raising some concerns. Security-conscious user Ahmed has warned […]

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Here’s how WhatsApp shares your data with other Facebook brands

5 hours ago WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy to show how it shares data with Facebook brands. Most of the sharing is meant to help integration and safety. It also helps improve behind-the-scenes systems. Want to know how WhatsApp shares info with its Facebook siblings?  The messaging giant is happy to explain. WhatsApp has […]

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Can’t send or receive messages on your Android phone? You’re not alone

6 hours ago Many Android users are experiencing problems with sending and receiving messages. The issue has now lasted for days. An update to Google’s carrier services app seems to be the culprit. If you’ve had trouble with SMS services on your Android phone lately, you’re not alone. Many users with LG, OnePlus, Samsung, Motorola, […]

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