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How to Celebrate 2021 Chinese New Year with Apple’s iMessage

Today marks the beginning of Chinese New Year for 2021, or the Lunar New Year. If you’re celebrating today, you can send some special effects in Apple’s iMessage on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac. All you have to do is send the following messages within iMessage or by using Siri: Happy Chinese New Year...

iPhone 12 Missing SMS Texts Bug Plagues New Owners

A week into the official launch of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, users have now had some time to spend with their devices and are sharing their respective experiences. A Reddit thread and multiple Apple Discussions threads are sharing experiences of a worrying issue — dropped messages in group chats. Anyone who has used iOS devices for […]

Patent Application Show Apple Could Soon Allow Users to Edit iMessages

Apple has reportedly designed a workable system to let people edit text messages after they send them. At the end of December, Apple filed an application for Devices, Methods, and Graphical User Interfaces for Messaging with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, reads an AppleInsider report. It was published on Thursday, revealing a method to edit...

Craig Federighi Explains ‘Scheduled iMessage’ Feature in Reply to User’s Email

In reply to an email sent out by a Reddit user requesting a ‘Scheduled iMessage' feature, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi has provided a detailed explanation of the complexities that come with the suggested iMessage feature. Apple’s software head Craig Federighi responds to user email with a surprising amount of detail on Apple’s development/consideration/concerns...

Apple Reportedly in Talks to Support RCS Messaging, Pressured by Carriers

The Rich Communication Services (RCS) protocol is seen as the next evolution of SMS messages, allowing for richer messages, including the ability to send audio messages, high-resolution images, group chats, read receipts, typing indicators and more. The push for RCS has been coming from operating system providers Google and Microsoft, with support from major OEMs...

2019 Apple Wish List: Quoted Replies for iMessage, Pretty Please

Happy 2019, everybody! With the start of the New Year, I’m sure everybody has a wish list of some sort they want from Apple. If there’s one simple feature request we’d like to see, that’s quoted replies in the Messages app, taking a page from Facebook’s WhatsApp. The problem? When you’re in a group chat...