Google Hangouts app for Android will soon be receiving a new update that will bring changes and improvements to the chat interface of this instant messaging app. Google Hangouts 4.0 still in beta At the moment, the users can get hold...Show More Summary
WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps in the world today. This is not just in the Android and iOS niche, it is also the same as far as the Windows Phone platform is concerned. WhatsApp beta program, which is a private...Show More Summary
Skype has opened its web-based client beta to the entire world, after launching it broadly in the U.S. and U.K. earlier this month. Skype for Web also now supports Chromebook and Linux for instant messaging communication (no voice and video yet, those require a plug-in installation). Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced that Skype for Web (Beta) is now available worldwide. Also, good news for Chromebook and Linux users: you can now access Skype for Web (Beta) for instant messaging. Recently, Microsoft updated the experience based on feedback, Conversations sync seamlessly If you already use Skype, sign into Skype for web and you’ll notice […]
It seems that BlackBerry’s BBM messaging platform has been placing a lot of emphasis on privacy. According to the latest BBM Beta for iOS, it looks like the company has added a new feature in the form of Private Chat. As the name implies,...Show More Summary
WhatsApp Beta for Windows Phone has recently added the ability to receive and listen to music from other users of the app. Unfortunately this music remained stuck in the messaging thread and ultimately inaccessible to other applications. Now in the latest private beta of the app the music is saved directly in the public Pictures […]
A couple of weeks ago, iPhone owners the world over started receiving odd text messages from their mischievous friends — texts which promptly shut down their devices. This bizarre bug had something to do with how banner notifications process Unicode text, which is what appears in the odd string of text. Show More Summary
It recently came to our attention that iMessage is plagued by a bug which causes the app to crash and even the device to reboot if a particular string of text is sent to it. Since the app is used for both instant messaging as well as...Show More Summary
Apple seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to developers yesterday with a fix for a messaging bug that causes an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to crash after receiving a specific string of Unicode characters via iMessage or SMS. The bug also...Show More Summary
Last year Skype announced a new feature called Skype for Web. As the name suggests, this is basically a web version of Skype that will allow users to make calls and send and receive their messages to their contacts via a web interface. Show More Summary
Enjoy using stickers in your instant messaging app? You'll want to check out the latest update (version 220.127.116.11) to Telegram Messenger Beta, which allows you to create custom sticker sets. Users will be able to design stickers with the help of the @stickers bot, and then be able to share their creations — such as this Animals sticker set — with their contacts.
Its good to see a company investing time and energy into improving their Windows Phone app, and in this case it is Hike Messenger who is making the commitment. Hike is a messaging app popular in India which specializes in privacy, allowing one for example to easily not display your status or availability if you […]
We looked at BitTorrent Bleep in mid-2014 for the first time when it launched as a private beta. The messaging application, available for the mobile platforms Android and iOS, and the desktop operating systems Windows and Mac OS X, promised end-to-end encrypted messaging in a decentralized environment. Show More Summary
The latest Xbox One update’s gone into beta testing. The beta for the Xbox One’s May system software update has arrived. As well as fixing a couple of issues, you can now multitask and leave voice messages while in a party. Find an existing preview member if you want to take a look. Swear them […]
The popular messaging app, Telegram Messenger (Beta) has just scored another update for Windows Phone. The app just went to v18.104.22.168 which proves to be a security-focused update. The app adds a couple of security features as well as fixes some nasty bugs. Here’s the changelog: Sessions List- View your active Telegram sessions (on desktop, tablet and […]
Telegram Messenger Beta for Windows Phone has snagged an update to version 22.214.171.124 today, bringing with it some added security features for the already security-focused messaging app. The highlights include two-step verification and a session list that allows you to close active sessions remotely.
Apple has publicly released iOS 8.3, noting more than 50 new fixes and improvements across areas such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Messages, CarPlay, Family Sharing, Accessibility, Enterprise features, orientation and rotation features, and more. Show More Summary
A new feature discovered in the latest iOS 8.3 developer beta lets users quickly report spam content in Messages without having to go through Apple's current elaborate support procedure, AppleInsider has learned.
Rithm, a music-themed messaging app, launched in beta in 2013, and over time grew to a reported \"few million installs.\" The app’s developer, Rithm Messaging, learned a lot about social music experiences during that time, triggering...Show More Summary