After being in private beta with 600 customers since January, Hive is launching its platform to the public today. Hive is what founder John Furneaux calls an “action and collaboration platform.” The app for teams combines messaging, team goals, personal to-do-lists, and file sharing into a single dashboard, and feels a bit like a combination of Trello, Slack, […]
After 20 months in a closed beta under the working title Facebook at Work, (as we predicted it would the other week) today Facebook is finally bringing its enterprise-focused messaging and social networking service to market under a new name, Workplace. Show More Summary
WhatsApp has continued to iterate rapidly on their massive messaging platform. The latest addition to the WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone is a feature which first became popular on twitter and is all the rage on productivity apps such as Slack WindowsBlogItalia reports that version 126.96.36.199 of the app adds @ mentions in group chats, meaning […]
The WhatsApp messaging app has updated its non-beta Windows Phone client, adding the ability to back up chats to a OneDrive account. This feature was added in the beta version of WhatsApp in September. ...
During the iOS 10 beta testing period, Apple added an alert message to notify users who downloaded an older 32-bit app that it could affect system performance, but the warning message does not appear to have made it into the final version...Show More Summary
Riot, an open source collaboration software offering that features secure messaging recently announced its official launch following a successful beta test.
Group Messaging is now available on the Xbox One and Xbox beta app on the PC. Start a new thread with multiple people in the same conversation or share activity feed content to existing conversations. To use Group Messaging on PC you will need to download the latest version of the Xbox (beta) app (22.21.28005.0). Things to […]
Microsoft is preparing an update for the Xbox One Preview that will enable group messaging! The feature has been hinted at for a while, but for those of us either using the Xbox Windows 10 beta app or in the Xbox One Preview, you can...Show More Summary
WhatsApp is easily one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. Until today, though, if you wanted to invite someone to join a group chat, you had to do so one person at a time. The new beta changes that with public group links. Read more...
A new report claims that Skype Teams, the in-development business-themed messaging service from Microsoft, will expand its current private beta test in November, ahead of a full launch in January 2017. ...
WhatsApp has updated its Windows Phone beta app, adding the ability for users to back up their text messages and media on Microsoft's OneDrive storage service. ...
While messaging apps on Windows Phone and Windows 10 typically reflect the native fonts – including emoji – of their host platform, WhatsApp continues to be an exception. Users of the messaging app will note that the developers of WhatsApp on iOS, Android, and Windows choose to use the iOS emoji set on all […]
The long wait for iOS 10 is finally over. Apple’s big update for iPhones and iPads is now available to the pubic after months of beta testing, bringing a host of new features that include a huge revamp of Messages, an Apple Music redesign, third-party app support with Siri and so much more. iPhone and […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
After months of beta testing, Apple has finally released the first official version of iOS 10. The update brings Siri to third-party apps and supercharges Messages with a lot of new superpowers. Siri and Messages may be the stars ofShow More Summary
Apple has released the seventh public beta of iOS 10 through its Apple Software Beta Program, continuing enhancements to Music, Maps, Messages, and News. Users who have already signed up for the Apple Software Beta Program should be able to log in and download the new versions now; users who haven’t signed up can do so at the same site. Show More Summary
The popular messaging app WhatsApp for Windows Phone has been updated this week. It brings a bunch of user interface changes that were previously included in the beta version of the same app. ...
Apple has released the fifth public beta of iOS 10 through its Apple Software Beta Program, continuing enhancements to Music, Maps, Messages, and News. Users who have already signed up for the Apple Software Beta Program should be able to log in and download the new versions now; users who haven’t signed up can do so at the same site. Show More Summary
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