Google announced dark mode for iOS in August but thanks to staggered roll outs, the feature has taken a bit longer to reach everyone. Google Maps Dark mode on Android launched back in February.
Eric Migicovsky, who created the former smartwatch brand Pebble, has launched a unified messaging app called Beeper, which integrates 15 different services into one, including iMessage.
According to a report, dozens of journalists - mostly from Al Jazeera - had their iPhones hacked via an Israeli firm's spyware. Four attackers have been linked to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Google is testing adding an iMessage-like reaction feature to RCS messaging on Android via its Messages app. The feature will allow users to react to messages in a conversation using emoji.
Apple is said to be testing new features for iMessage such as the ability to @mention someone in a very crowded group conversation and to retract a message after it has been sent, among others.
A teardown of the latest Google Messages beta app hints at the ongoing development of features like message reactions and drawing on images for RCS texts. The code also reveals an updated homepage.
In an earnings call meeting with investors on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg commented that Apple's iMessage - of all things - was Facebook's biggest competition on the messaging service front.
A new bug that's been identified on iOS 11.2.5 showcases multiple apps like Messages, Outlook, Gmail, WhatsApp and others crashing and refusing to start if you receive a particular character.
Security researchers are always trying to find ways to break devices or get into their code. If a problem is found, they alert the manufacturer to it can be fixed quietly. Others can be more vocal.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has revealed that 63 billion messages be sent through through their services on New Year's Eve. This number includes 7.9 billion images as well as 2.4 billion videos.
If a rumor is to be believed, it looks like Apple is testing a version of iMessage for Android. While this is intriguing, it doesn't mean in the slightest that Apple will release it to the public.
Apple must pay over half a billion dollars in damages in a ruling made on Wednesday by a US court. VirnetX, the company who owns the patents, has previously won cases with other big name companies.
A controversial law proposed by the UK government to control communication over the internet could result in monitoring of popular messaging applications as well as log user activity.
Apple is finally allowing its ex-users to deregister from its iMessage service. This was an easy though long time coming fix for the missing texts and SMS problems plaguing those who switched.
Alongside other announcements, FaceTime will support free audio conference calling in the latest iteration of iOS which was unveiled at this year's World Wide Developers Conference.
After a research report claimed that it would be very easy for Apple to read users' iMessages even if by free will, the company is slamming the theory, stating that it does not and will not read them.
An app cleverly, but appropriately named iMessage Chat has shown up in Google Play that attempts to copy Apple's iOS 6 iMessage design and utilize its service without permission.
Apple's cloud services are currently down for about 3 million users today with services such as iMessage, Photostream, backing up of files and apps and Documents in the cloud currently being affected.
The Pirate Bay co-founder, Peter Sunde, is launching a "secure and beautiful" messaging app, focusing on user privacy, knocking rivals like WhatsApp and MessageMe for maximising profit over privacy.
Google is set to unveil "Babble" which will integrate all of their chat services into one place. Babble will compete with iMessage and BBM, and highlights Google's new focus on simplicity.
According to a new study, new messaging platforms like Apple's iMessage and RIM's BlackBerry Messenger are taking a huge bite out carrier profits by cannibalizing traditional text messaging.