As we reported the other day, BlackBerry appeared to be testing a beta for their BBM Android app that would introduce ads into the messaging service. Based on the description, it sounded like the ads weren’t intrusive as they would appear as Channel Updates. Show More Summary
BBM is looking to monetize its messaging platform sooner rather than later, at least judging by a new preview update for the app being pushed to Beta Zone members today (via MobileSyrup). The update adds two types of in-app ads to BBM, including sponsored invites for BBM Channels, and sponsored channel posts. Show More Summary
Behold, dear reader: a message from VICE founder and CEO Shane Smith about our new news website, VICE News, which is now in Private Beta. Join now at vicenews.com. Hello, my diamonds, Welcome to the VICE News Private Beta! We invited you here because we are still testing the site and really want your feedback before we go public. Show More Summary
As some of you guys may be looking for alternatives for well known apps, I'm suggesting today Telegram, a beautiful messaging app! Also take a look at Noon Pacific and Aviate Beta, you'll love them! Hope you guys like these apps andShow More Summary
Following an extensive developer beta process, Apple has just released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to end users. The update brings a few new features and enhancements, including: FaceTime Audio in the FaceTime and Messages apps Contact blocking for FaceTime and iMessage Mail app improvements Autofill fixes for Safari Audio fixes VPN fixes VoiceOver fixes The […]
Good news! BlackBerry has finally figured out how BBM will pose a threat to messaging giants like WhatsApp. It's... stickers. Yes, of all the things the company could do to improve its chat app, it's introducing the same sort of purely cosmetic...
A select group of Xbox One owners are being offered the chance to beta test the console's March firmware update and provide feedback on its changes. Microsoft messaged its prospective test group of Xbox One users last night and provided a code to download a registration app. Show More Summary
(Credit: Respawn Entertainment) I've being playing the Titanfall beta for six days straight. My wife hates me! So what else have I learned? A lot. You've probably seen it trending on Twitter and lighting up message boards. So before I start, let me bring you up to speed on just what the heck Titanfall is exactly. Show More Summary
Less than a week following the previous seed, Apple has seeded beta build 13C62 of the upcoming OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 release to developers. Apple is again asking developers to focus on Mail, Messages, and VPN in their testing. The increase in beta release frequency indicates that a public launch is quickly approaching. 10.9.2 […]
One week after the previous beta, Apple has provided registered Mac developers with OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 build 13C53 to developers. Previous 10.9.2 builds added FaceTime Audio functionality to the Mac’s Messages and FaceTime applications. Show More Summary
For the record, I’ve been using OS X 10.9 since it was in beta, and haven’t yet — knock on wood — encountered any of these Apple Mail-related issues I’ve been seeing others grouse about for months. Among the problems: Gmail message downloading...Show More Summary
TTAC has learned that Google is shutting down its car shopping service, which existed only in beta form for San Francisco Bay Area shoppers. Visitors to the site have received a message stating “The Google San Francisco Bay Area car search beta program has been discontinued as we focus on building the next version of […]
On Thursday, Apple seeded the third beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers with build number 13C44. Since the release of OS X Mavericks and following updates, Apple has started to ask developers to focus on Mail, Messages, graphics drivers, and other features to address in future updates. Show More Summary
Apple on Tuesday released the fourth beta of iOS version 7.1 to developers with a fix for a message sending bug, though some issues from previous versions remain unaddressed.
Initially launched in Public Beta, the social networking app brings unique features built specifically for Nokia Lumia. There are many social networks and messaging products...
If you've jailbroken your iPhone on iOS 7, BiteSMS is arguably the jailbreak app everyone has to have. Mainly because it completely replaces the native Messages app and adds the sought after quick reply and quick compose features that Apple won't. Show More Summary
If BlackBerry has anything going for it right now, its certainly BBM. The once iconic BlackBerry exclusive messaging service was opened up to iOS and Android earlier this year and it gained a lot of popularity. 20 million people signed...Show More Summary
Apple recently seeded the first beta of OS X 10.9.2 to developers, and the update has notably been discovered to include FaceTime Audio. The feature has reportedly been “integrated deeply” into Messages and FaceTime on Mac, enablingShow More Summary
When Apple seeded the first OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta build to developers on Thursday, it was discovered that FaceTime audio had been quietly integrated into the Messages and FaceTime apps, suggesting the company will soon bring its first-party VoIP solution to the Mac.
It’s been three days since Apple released OS X 10.9.1 to the public, and today developers received the first beta of 10.9.2. No new features are named by Apple, but devs are asked to focus on Mail, Messages, VPN, Graphics Drivers, … Read more ›