At WWDC 2016, Apple unveiled an amalgam of updates coming to iMessage this fall, but how do the new features compare with those offered by Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp? Check out our quick-hit comparison to find out.
There was talk last week that iMessage was about to land for Android users, but it wasn't to be. And now an Apple executive has explained why its messaging software is unlikely to ever land on Google's mobile operating system.
Apple has announced some pretty big changes to iMessage, perhaps the biggest of which is making the app a platform and following Facebook Messenger's lead. Not only that, but the QuickType keyboard has been redesigned.
Besides Apple Music and a couple of others, Apple has never really gone in for offering its own apps to Android users. A report Thursday, however, suggests it could be about to announce its iMessage chat service for Google's mobile…
A patent troll called VirnetX just won a $626 million patent dispute with Apple, however the company is now trying to have the offending apps, iMessage and FaceTime, shut down. VirnetX is also seeking an extra $190 million in damages.
Apple is accused of patent infringement by VoIP-Pal, which sued the former for $2.8 billion in a U.S. District Court in Las Vegas. More specifically, VoIP-Pal accuses Apple's iMessage and FaceTime of infringing on its technologies.
iMessage is a great messaging app, but unfortunately, it's only available on Apple products, something that's unlikely to change in the near future. PieMessage, however, brings iMessage functionality to Android, with a few catches.
A group of Johns Hopkins researchers discovered a flaw in Apple's iMessage encryption, which would allow hackers to gain access to photos and videos stored in iCloud and sent through iMessage. Apple acknowledges the issue and says a fix is…