"Project Earth is leaving beta," JW Alden's arch, funny short-short science fiction story in Nature, is a delightful little piece of design fiction in the form of a letter to the backers of planet Earth's crowdfunding, announcing the...Show More Summary
The Slack beta app for Windows Phone has received an update that fixes a few bugs in the business messaging app. ...
The Skype owned GroupMe app has been getting a steady flow of updates every other week and today's update for 126.96.36.199 (beta) up from 188.8.131.52 (beta) brings a nifty new feature: JPG and GIF search. When users now post a new message to an existing conversation besides Media and Calendar options there is a new one for Media Search. Show More Summary
Viber has started making the Windows 10 Mobile version of its popular messaging app available for beta testers who previously signed up to try it out. ...
Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring can now send texts from their Windows 10 PC via their Windows 10 Mobile device. This feature is called Messaging Everywhere, and it's currently in beta if you want to try it out. We made a quick video showing how it works and how you can use it, so make sure to click the play button!...
Four months after it launched in closed beta, Open Whisper Systems’ Signal messaging app for desktop is now available to all. You can grab Signal from the Chrome Web Store and login using your Android device with the mobile app installed. Show More Summary
The service is in beta testing with several companies, could roll out broadly this summer.
I hadn’t even finished downloading the beta on Friday when the first messages began flooding in. “If the campaign for the new Doom is anywhere near the quality of the multiplayer beta, then that’s the franchise over,” the most scathing take read. Read more...
I hadn’t even finished downloading the beta on Friday when the first messages began flooding in. “If the campaign for the new Doom is anywhere near the quality of the multiplayer beta, then that’s the franchise over,” the most scathing take read. It wasn’t that bad. Show More Summary
Krablr started off as a promising real-time crab pricing engine for amateur fishermen. After a long beta period and a $5 million round with Sequoia leading the round and Scranton Angels also investing, the startup is pivoting to focus on millennials going forward. Read More
WhatsApp is rolling out a beta update today that adds a multitude of features to customize your messaging experience. Most noticeable is the Quick Reply feature that lets you respond straight from the notification. You can attach emoji or a voice message in the toolbar as well. Show More Summary
Seven rounds of betas weren’t enough — many iOS users are reporting on Apple’s support forums that a bug is affecting their devices. When they click on links in Safari, Chrome, Mail, Messages, Notes and others, the app freezes and crashes. If you’re one of them, here’s a fix that might solve your issues. It looks like this issue is related to Universal Links. With… Read More
Snapchat isn't just for sexting anymore... it's also for throwing up rainbows. Joking aside, Snapchat has become a force to be reckoned with in the massive mobile messaging market, used by people young and old to chat with friends and follow their favorite celebrities. Show More Summary
WhatsApp used to be a very barebones messenger app back in the day. You could send messages, receive messages, and that was about it. Over the years the app has naturally evolved, such as adding support for voice calls, and the latest update even included the ability to share documents. Show More Summary
The latest beta release of WhatsApp features some basic text formatting options including bold and italics.
With less than a week to go before Apple's highly anticipated media presentation, Apple has provided developers and public testers with the seventh pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.4, a forthcoming update to El Capitan that will bring new features including encrypted Notes and support for Live Photos.
In addition to releasing the seventh beta of iOS 9.3 yesterday, Apple today has released OS X 10.11.4 beta 7 to developers and public beta testers. Beta 7 comes just a week after beta 6 was released. more… Filed under: Developers, M...
The messaging service Slack has updated its Windows Phone beta version with a few improvements. One of them should allow users to reconnect to Slack faster compared to previous versions....
Mockup of a quick camera button on Messages When Apple posted the Messages Beta for the Mac over four years ago, I knew I would feel right at home. iChat was long overdue for an upgrade, and bringing iMessage to the Mac would further bridge the divide between iOS and Mac OS X. Show More Summary
Just ahead of its expected release later this month, Apple has released the sixth OS X 10.11.4 developer beta for Mac users to test. The update to OS X El Capitan so far has included improvements to Messages, Notes, and other system apps. more… Filed under: Developers, Mac Tagged: OS X 10.11.4