RCS Messaging With Google – No Network Needed!
RCS messaging, it certainly does not roll easily off the tongue. You may not know what it is but you will probably appreciate it in the very near future.
iOS 10 iMessage Effects Not Working? Here’s How To Fix It!
With the iOS 10 update for iPhone and iPad came some major upgrades to the way we chat through iMessage – including the potential to send some really funky and eye-catching effects such as balloons, lasers and fireworks! Really fun stuff – if you’ve been able to use the feature successfully. However, some have noticed […]
YouTube Launches In-App Messenger Feature – But Not to Everyone
Google-owned video streaming brand YouTube has quietly rolled out a new messenger feature for the Android and iOS app. Only a handful of users are currently welcome to enjoy the new in-app feature however, and YouTube hopes that by introducing a new tab within the app dedicated to chatting they can encourage more sharing of videos between pals […]
Miitomo – Nintendo’s First Smartphone Game Announced
Nintendo and mobile developer DeNA’s first smartphone app has been announced as a ‘free-to-start’ social game called Miitomo. As the title suggests, Miitomo will be based around Mii avatars and will allow Nintendo players to engage in simulated conversations between their Miis and other Miis across the Nintendo Network via their smartphones. Players will have […]
Message Requests Replace Facebook’s ‘Other Inbox’
Facebook is looking to add security to its Other Inbox by introducing a Message Request feature with the intention of making it much easier to filter unwanted chats and messages. Wait, you didn’t know Facebook had an Other Inbox? Well no, nor did we until we recently discovered a massive backlog of unattended messages from […]
Xbox One May System Update – Power Modes, Voice Messaging and Dedicated Chat Servers
The Xbox One May system update has been released and with it comes new power settings as well as improvements to the way you communicate with mates the Xbox Live community. Voice Messaging and Dedicated Chat Servers: First up, and based on user feedback, you can now enjoy one of the most requested features from […]
Steam Now Locks Out Chat Prior To Payment
There’s always been a certain lingering problem of fake or bot accounts on game distribution service Steam. There are occasionally benefits to subscribing with a separate account on the game app, but now owner Valve has decided that in order to fully use the service and messaging functions users must spend a minimum amount of […]
Google To Use Video Chat For Sales
Getting face to face with someone with real technical know-how is often difficult for consumers, especially when they’re in the market for expensive tech. Whilst any company offering sales advice is likely to steer consumers towards their devices, a new video chat sales service from Google may be a bit more personal as it gives you […]
Rooms App by Facebook: Chat Anonymously About Stuff You Like
Socially savy smartphone users can now anonymously chat with others about the stuff they’re into with a new iOS app called Rooms. The Rooms app, which is developed by Facebook, harkens back to the late nineties and AOL Instant Messenger when random people from across the globe could chat about all kinds of mainstream or […]
Microsoft’s Skype could soon feature 3D video calling
Feature being tested behind the scenes, however Microsoft berates poor choice of 3D cameras…
Google Hangouts launched to unify Google’s chat services
Google unifies Talk, Chat and Hangouts with new software
Update to Facebook Messenger for iOS add stickers, swipe to delete
Swipe to delete brought back due to popular demand