After adding Android Wear support to a beta version of WhatsApp earlier this month, the non-beta version of the messaging app has now been updated to include full support for Google's wearable operating system.
The Estonia-based team messaging service comes with a fully featured free version, but premium subscribers will get limitless historical access to messages and soon-to-come administrative features. Fleep collaboration tool comes out of beta, gets premium option originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Fleep, the team messaging app built and backed by a number of ex-Skype engineers, is flicking the monetisation switch today. A year after launching as a free public beta, the Estonian startup is introducing a freemium revenue model. Read More
In June, we noted that Apple is adding a handy new feature to the upcoming OS X Yosemite: the ability for iMessage/Apple ID users to screen share via the Messages app. Screen sharing was a hallmark of early versions of Apple’s Mac “iChat” application, but it has always required an Aol Instant Messenger (AIM) account. […]
Traces, which was launched in beta on Wednesday, allows users to ‘hide' messages for their friends to discover.
Google has acquired Emu, a new mobile messaging application that just exited beta earlier this year. Emu was at heart an IM client, but it differentiated itself from the crowded market with smart features that incorporated a virtualShow More Summary
Apple has started sending out emails to members of the AppleSeed beta testing program informing them of ongoing maintenance to iCloud Drive. According to the message, due to the in-development nature of the updated iCloud backend, users should expect to see more downtime than they experienced with older versions of OS X. Unlike the developer […]
Have a Windows Phone and crave access to BlackBerry's famed messaging app? Today's your lucky day. Announced in a video posted today, BBM is now exiting beta to become available for download in the Windows Phone store. The company said it spent...
Bungie is offering Destiny Beta participants an exclusive reward for the full version of the game as an incentive for logging in this weekend, according to an in-game message relayed to players today. "To earn your reward, play the Destiny Beta on...
Excited to play the Destiny on PlayStation Network? You're not the only one, and demand as the game's beta opened its doors today seems to have the service stumbling. A message on the PlayStation Knowledge Center says PSN access is "Intermittently...
Two battered warriors in the last chance saloon Among BlackBerry's many problems is that it has a very popular messaging app, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), but struggles to turn a quid with it.…
If you thought that BlackBerry’s messaging service landed on iOS and Android several years too late, its (late) arrival on Windows Phone takes it to the next level. BlackBerry teased the launch of its BBM messaging service on Windows Phone back in February, and now users can finally get their hands on a beta version, the company announced today. Show More Summary
Sometimes, when I check my email, I find wonderful things like messages from friends and family, beta invites, or announcements that something I ordered has shipped. Sometimes, I find a pile of press releases. Sometimes they're harmless,...Show More Summary
Besides new user features such as health-tracking, user-interface optimizations, and improved messaging, iOS 8 introduces several new APIs for developers that will result in improved App Store apps that tie even deeper into the system. Two of the most notable API additions in iOS 8 are Touch ID and Extensions. The Touch ID feature will […]
Pushbullet recently announced a beta that allows you to receive and respond to SMS messages from your desktop in partnership with EvolveSMS. Now, not only is that functionality live for all users, but Sliding Messaging has added Pushbullet support as well. You can read more about it here, and check out our original coverage below. Read more...
A new messaging app that does one thing and one thing only "really helps cut through the noise," says its creator. Yo is a new messaging app that launched out of beta today. Unlike other messaging apps, you can't send messages. All you can do is send a push notification bearing a two-letter greeting: "Yo." Read Full Story
Apple threw an upper-cut at messaging services like Snapchat and WhatsApp with iOS 8?s new Messages features, but its latest addition in iOS 8 beta 2 adds an extra jab by making it quicker than ever to toss pics at your friends. … Read more ›
Pushbullet and EvolveSMS are teaming up to allow users to view and reply to text messages on their Android phone from their PCs. The software are both in beta right now so it's not quite fully baked yet, but the promise behind this partnership is similar to what Motorola had delivered on the Moto X with the Motorola Connect suite. Show More Summary
Kakao Talk is one of Asia's largest messaging applications that supports multiple platforms, and after a long wait, one of those platforms is Mac. Kakao has released its messaging application on Mac as a beta for the first time, including all of the usual and core features of Kakao Talk in it. The post Kakao rolls out chat client to Mac appeared first on AppleTell.
Disney has just announced that Star Wars Attack Squadrons will cease operations in the wake of its closed beta test. A message on the official site reads, "We want to thank all of the fans who participated in the closed beta of Star Wars: Attack Squadrons. Show More Summary