The issue, which surfaced as early as 2011, prevents text messages sent to some former iOS users from reaching their intended recipients. Apple has moved to fix the issue that prevented its support staff from manually fixing the issue for affected users.
The problem happens when Apple fails to de-register phone numbers from its iMessage database, and attempts to forward texts to iMessage, even if the user no longer has access to the service. In some cases, this leads to loss of messages.
The stock SMS app is okay if you’re not a frequent text message user, but for those who need something better here are the best SMS apps for Android.
Japanese ecommerce and Internet giant Rakuten will acquire Viber, the cross-platform messaging service, for $900 million.
SMS may be one of the oldest and most commonly used methods of mobile communication, but how does a message make it from handset A to handset B?
Google Glass may no longer need to pair up to your Android phone in order for turn-by-turn navigation and text messaging to work in the future. Read on to find out more!
A new study suggests that even voice input while driving is just as distracting as texting. When it comes to reaction time, those drivers using voice-to-text still took about twice as long to react versus drivers who weren’t distracted, which was the same slow reaction time as traditional texting.
The world’s first ever text was sent in 1992, on December 3, by then 22-year old UK engineer Neil Papworth. The message was a short and customary “Merry Christmas” sent from a home computer to an Orbitel 901 mobile phone of one Richard Jarvis from Vodafone.
When you hear the name ClockworkMod, you instantly associate it with the custom recovery that almost all Android phones are using. Though ClockworkMod Recovery is certainly very handy, that isn’t the only thing Koushik Dutta, also known as ClockworkMod, has contributed to the Android community. ROM Manager, Bionic Recovery Bootstrap, ClockworkMod Tether (no root), and DeskSMS are just some of the apps he’s offering on the Google Play Store. Some of you may already be familiar with his other apps, but DeskSMS, in particular, is an app worth noting because it allows users to send texts from their device’s phone…
Apple’s iMessage is arguably one of the best messaging applications for iOS devices. Introduced in October of last year, iMessage has been the prime choice of many users. It’s known for being able to send and receive messages faster in a secure environment compared to other platforms. The iMessenger is so reliable that it has been chosen by many users for its simplicity and service. The iMessenger is certainly a great application if you own a Mac, iPhone, iPod, or iPad, but what good is a service if it remains an Apple exclusive? For Android users out there, there’s an…