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July 14, 2017
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Proposed Australian law forces tech companies to decrypt customer messages

The Australian government on Friday proposed a set of new cybersecurity measures that would compel technology companies like Apple to provide law enforcement agencies access to encrypted customer messages. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 3, 2017
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Twitter rolls out new location features in Direct Messages for businesses

Last week, Twitter made a change to the default profile picture and also stopped counting usernames against its character limit. This morning, Twitter is out with another announcement about new location-based features for businesses who are using its Direct Messages … Continue reading

November 21, 2016
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Instagram launches live video for Stories, disappearing photos & videos in direct messages

After a tease earlier this month, Instagram today announced its new live video functionality available within the app’s Stories feature. The app also gets disappearing photos and videos within direct messages including group chats. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

October 2, 2016
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Apple Debuts New ‘Balloons’ Ad Focusing on New iOS 10 Screen Effects Feature in Messages

Apple today shared a new television ad on its YouTube channel, designed to introduce people to the new Screen Effects feature in iOS 10. In the minute-long spot, a sole red balloon drifts through mountains, over the sea, and through … Continue reading

October 1, 2016
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Sticker App ‘Phoneys’ Nixed by Apple for Mimicking Messages Chat Bubble Design

Over the past week, a sticker pack that mimics the design of the iconic bubbles in the Messages app has rocketed to the top of the Messages App Store charts, but its popularity will be short-lived as Apple is going … Continue reading

September 30, 2016
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Inside iOS 10: With Game Center app gone, invites are managed by Messages

With the release of iOS 10, Apple’s Game Center service no longer has its own dedicated application. Instead, actions like adding friends or inviting them to a game are handled by individual games themselves, routed through Apple’s expanded Messages app. … Continue reading

September 15, 2016
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Inside watchOS 3: Send text messages from Apple Watch by drawing one letter at a time

In addition to voice dictation, users can compose text messages via the Apple Watch with their own handwriting, thanks to the newly released watchOS 3. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 14, 2016
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Inside iOS 10: Third-party compatibility opens up Messages to Apple’s app universe

Starting today, Apple device users will be able to operate in a vastly expanded Messages environment thanks to a new API that allows developers to build in third-party app integrations like stickers and app extensibility. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 3, 2016
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Snapchat introduces new Geostickers feature as another way to customize images and messages

Hot on the heels of a new Snapchat-esque Stories feature coming to Instagram, Snapchat today has announced Geostickers, which is a new feature that gives users yet another way to decorate their snaps. Geostickers are location-based overlays that can be … Continue reading

November 16, 2015
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iPhone 6s owners report losing messages, recent calls when restoring from iCloud

Some people picking up a replacement iPhone 6s are finding that their Messages and Recent Calls data is missing after restoring from iCloud, according to numerous complaints. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 16, 2015
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iOS 9 How-To: Quickly delete multiple images in Messages to free up space without losing your conversations

When you send pictures, videos, audio messages and other attachments in Messages on iPhone and iPad, it stays on the device by default taking up memory. For a lot of people, Messages is the second biggest app on their device in … Continue reading