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September 9, 2019
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Craig Federighi says scheduled iMessage feature is ‘something we continue to consider,’ lyrics visualizer slated for iOS 13.1 in Music app

iMessage is a rich messenger platform with its own App Store and features like end-to-end encryption. However, advanced features like scheduled iMessages could make it an even more robust service. Recently an Apple user reached out to Craig Federighi about … Continue reading

July 6, 2019
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Fixed iMessage bug bricked iPhones using malformed message

Details of a now-patched bug in iMessage have been revealed by a Google Project Zero researcher, a problem that could have forced users to wipe and restore their iPhones to get them working again, if they received a malformed message. … Continue reading

September 28, 2018
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Apple hit with patent infringement suit over iMessage & FaceTime encryption tech

Apple has been hit with another lawsuit today that alleges features such as iMessage and FaceTime infringe on the patents of Finnish company MPH Technologies. As detailed in the suit, MPH apparently tried to license the patents to Apple in … Continue reading

September 28, 2018
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Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 5, 2018
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Google search iPhone app gets iMessage support, iOS 11 drag-and-drop & share sheet option

Google on Monday announced several upgrades for its iPhone and iPad search app, designed to weave it more deeply into everyday use. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 21, 2018
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Comments Off on Telstra acknowledges widespread iMessage & FaceTime outage, says it’s working on a fix

Telstra acknowledges widespread iMessage & FaceTime outage, says it’s working on a fix

Telstra, one of the largest mobile carriers in Australia, is experiencing a widespread outage of iMessage and FaceTime services. Oddly enough, this outage only seems to affect Apple’s services, as everything else functions normally. The carrier has confirmed the outage … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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Running list of iMessage apps and extensions available ahead of iOS 10

Apple officially unleashed the iMessage App Store earlier this evening ahead of iOS 10’s rollout to the public tomorrow. A variety of long-time popular iOS apps have new iMessage apps and extensions. We covered the new iMessage app from lyric … Continue reading

June 15, 2016
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Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi Talk iMessage, Siri API and Mac App Store on ‘The Talk Show’

A day after Apple’s WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller and SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi joined Daring Fireball’s John Gruber on a special edition of his podcast, The Talk Show. The duo addressed many topics, … Continue reading

December 23, 2015
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Judge Dismisses Android-Switching iMessage Lawsuit Against Apple

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh has dismissed [PDF] a lawsuit against Apple over a long-standing issue that prevented some former iPhone owners who switched to Android smartphones from receiving text messages from other iOS users, as reported by Business … Continue reading

November 18, 2015
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iMessage, iTunes, Apple TV, more being affected by widespread Apple outage

Update: Apple’s system status page now reflects that the issues have been resolved. Apple this evening appears to be suffering from a widespread outage, affecting a number of its online services. According to the company’s status page, The issues began … Continue reading