iMessage
Computing

Sending SMS messages from your PC is easier than you might think

Texting is a fact of life, but what to do when you're in the middle of something on your laptop or just don't have your phone handy? Here's how to send a text message from a computer, whether you prefer to use an email client or Windows 10.
Mobile

The full roll out of Android Messages for web is complete

Google is finally ready to take on Apple's iMessage with a new desktop client for Android Messages, called Messages for web. The new feature allows you to access your phone's messages straight from your computer.
Mobile

Shock your iPhone-toting friends by sending them iMessages from your Android phone

Most would agree that iMessage is nothing short of convenient -- if you're plugged into the Apple ecosystem. Thankfully, WeMessage allows you to receive iMessages on your Android device, rendering cross-platform messaging a thing of the…
Mobile

Is Google working on an iMessage competitor?

Google's latest messaging app, Android Messages, may soon offer all of the best features of iMessage as well as some additional options.
Music

Share Spotify tracks with your friends via the new iMessage app

You don't need to be in the same room to enjoy the same tunes as your friends. Thanks to Spotify's new iMessage app, you can easily text your favorite beats to your favorite people with just a few taps of the finger.
Apple

Meet Apple’s Animoji, custom-animated 3D messages for iOS 11

For iOS 11, Apple introduced a new feature known as Animoji, which are "custom-animated messages that use your voice and reflect your facial expressions." You can also record messages using Animoji with your voice.
Mobile

Own an iPhone 7? Try these 15 iMessage apps, sticker packs, games for iOS 10

With iOS 10 and 11, you can download all the iMessage apps, stickers, and games you want. Here are our top 15, and we'll continue to update this list as new offerings find their way into the iMessage App Store.
Mobile

How to use Apple’s iMessage on iOS 10

One of the biggest changes in iOS 10 is the new and improved iMessage app. It now offers animations, GIFs, music sharing, and even its own app store. Here's how to make the most of Apple's latest set of messaging features.
Mobile

Apple Business Chat offers you a new way to talk to your customers

Sending iMessages isn't just for friends. It's for business owners and their customers, too. It's all thanks to Apple's new Business Chat, described as a "powerful new way for businesses to connect with customers directly in Messages."
Mobile

Apple's iMessage is getting even safer than it already was — here's how

With the release of its latest mobile operating system, iOS 11, Apple is poised to make iMessage even safer than it already was.. One of the biggest features in iOS 11 is the ability to sync messages across platforms.
Mobile

Soon, you’ll be able to complain to businesses directly on iMessage

Apple is about to launch a new customer service feature for iMessage. Called "Business Chat," it'll allow anyone with an iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch to more easily connect with businesses to ask questions or resolve issues.
Mobile

Here’s a simple guide on how to share your current location on an iPhone

Your iPhone is full of convenient features, several of which allow you to share your location with friends and family. Here's how to make the most of them, whether your prefer Apple or Google Maps.
Mobile

Time for a clear out? Here’s how to delete text messages on your iPhone

If you've ever needed to delete all of your text messages at once, in bulk, or individually, there are simple ways to do this in iMessage with iOS 10. Follow this easy step-by-step tutorial to find out how to delete text messages on your…
Mobile

'Who's In' is Microsoft's new group-planning app for iMessage

Microsoft has released an iMessage app designed to make it easier for you and your friends to figure out what to do and when to do it. With Who's In, you can search for activities and put them to a group vote.
Mobile

Apple may be further along with iMessage for Android than previously thought

It seems as though the rumors that Apple is developing an iMessage for Android aren't dead yet. In fact, the company may have even made mockups of the app for Android, according to recent reports.
Social Media

How to turn off the ‘Seen’ function in Facebook Messenger, iMessage, and more

Sometimes, you'd rather not let someone know that you've seen their message. So how do you prevent those pesky "seen" notifications? Our guide will show you how to disable read receipts in iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and elsewhere.
Mobile

Apple appears to be storing a log of the numbers you enter into iMessages

Apple stores detailed logs of all phone numbers entered into iOS's Messages app -- and potentially others -- for a minimum of 30 days. That's according to law enforcement documents obtained by The Intercept.
Mobile

Messaging Showdown: WhatsApp vs. iMessage vs. Facebook Messenger vs. Allo

Apple's overhauled iMessage is finally here, as is Google's latest message app, Allo. But how do they pair compare with Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp? Check out our quick-hit comparison for a closer look at each platform.