Remember back when Facebook Messenger was young and it offered an SMS feature? You could have Facebook messaging and texting in one app, floating above your screen using chat heads. Unfortunately, the SMS feature was removed from the app due to low adoption rates.
Thankfully, Facebook is reintroducing the feature, but it’s better this time ... Read More »
The Facebook Messenger app is changing for some people, and we might see even bigger changes in the future. One new thing some are seeing is a new theme. The top bars are now blue instead of white, with the status bar matching the blue color. Another change is multiple account support. These changes seem ... Read More »
Google Hangouts has long been used as both a way to use the Hangouts chat functionality and text others. The app even combined the two into one chat log and let you decide which to use at different times. Though this functionality is nice, the app itself has been problematic for many.
A ... Read More »
The Google Hangouts app for Android has been pretty awesome ever since it was updated to serve as an SMS app, but it wasn’t true integration of Hangouts and SMS. It just put them into one app, separating them between different pages. However, with this latest update, true integration has come. SMS and Hangout conversations ... Read More »
Having friends and family abroad used to make communication difficult. But with the rise of services like Skype, Hangouts, and WhatsApp, it’s easier than ever and absolutely free. A simple call or message can be done over WiFi or mobile data to the other side of the world, and neither of you have to pay ... Read More »
During Google’s ‘A Morning with Google+’ livestream this morning some fantastic announcements were made regarding the Google Hangouts app. Here are the new features:
Finally. I think we’ve been waiting for this for a LONG TIME. Finally, we’ll be able to just have one app where we can write to phones and computers ... Read More »
I mentioned in my thoughts at the bottom of the post a beef I had with Emu and not being able to copy text from the SMS. Well, Dave Feldman, the Co-Founder of Emu responded in the comments section and said you can copy text. In Android you typically need to long press text ... Read More »
Google may have just launched their new messaging app Hangouts yesterday, but we’re already hearing what’s next for the service. According to Google Plus’ community manager of Hangouts and Chat, Dori Storbeck, SMS integration will be making its way to Hangouts soon.
While Hangouts did solve some of the problems surrounding Google’s various messaging services, ... Read More »
Two ex-Googlers have announced today the release of an application that will allow Android users to view and send SMS or MMS messages without needing to be near their Android smartphone. Previously in beta testing as a Chrome extension, MightyText has now added a web application that allows you to connect virtually any browser up ... Read More »
Facebook has just announced the release of Facebook Messenger, a new application for Android devices that aims to simplify and quicken the exchange of messages between you and Facebook friends or individuals in your phone’s contact list.
Facebook Messenger is essentially an alternative SMS application that attempts to differentiate itself by adding integration with the ... Read More »