The best iMessage sticker packs can be unique and wonderful

A crack here, a split there, and a whole fracture appears in Steve Jobs’ closed iOS ecosystem concept. CEO Tim Cook opened the floodgates with the invitation for third-party keyboard makers to port their creations over to iOS 8, but with iOS 10 came a veritable gasp-inducing storm of proprietary APIs, like those of Siri or iMessage, being partially opened to developers to work their magic into the innermost sanctity of the iOS code.

This is, of course, a good thing, at least in general principle, as there has never been such an abundance of choice for iPhone users, …


Apple: these new iMessage emojis are coming with the iOS 11.1 update

What’s vain and colorful, and so popular that it deserves a special Apple blog post? New emojis coming with the iOS 11.1 update, of course, and the team from Cupertino felt obliged to show us the next batch of its 59 new designs that are coming with Unicode 10. The first set was shown on World Emoji Day, and included Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, Zombie, Person in Lotus Position, as well as new items in the food section like Sandwich and Coconut.
There are the obligatory diversity faces, different heart colors, but also …

YouTube for iOS finally gets iMessage support in the latest update

Google has just released a brand new version of YouTube on the App Store. The updated app adds a couple of new features that some will definitely find useful.

As the title says, YouTube for iOS finally supports iMessage, so users will now be able to share videos faster and easier than ever before. It also means that all videos that you receive in the Messages chat can be viewed within the app, so there’s no need to exit and open up another app to watch it.

Sharing videos in the Messages app is very easy, so tap the Share button and choose the corresponding option to send the YouTube …

Free Apple App of the week is iMessage chess game Checkmate!

Chess game Checkmate! is this week’s Apple Free App of the Week. There is something that players need to keep in mind; this is a chess game that is played over iMessage and you get to battle both family and friends. To start a new game, simply begin a conversation, tap on “New Match” and make your first move. Checkmate! has been translated into twenty different languages and can be played in locales around the world.

This is a whole new fun way to play Chess. Launched last February, players have given the game an average of 3.5 stars. You can install the game by using the direct link available …

Business Chat for iMessage available on the developer preview for iOS 11

There are companies like Needle that provide businesses with real time chat and chat operators that consumers and customers can communicate with in order to learn more about a product, place an order, and track a shipment. Apple is making a similar customer service platform available as part of iOS 11 with Business Chat for iMessage. Offered now to those  businesses subscribed to the developer preview, Business Chat for iMessage allows customers and companies to communicate using chat.

The platform lets customers purchase a product, track shipments and more. Simple tasks related to …

Finally! Person-to-person Apple Pay payments coming to iMessage with iOS 11

Person-to-person payments are finally coming to Apple Pay. This was just announced on stage at Apple’s opening keynote at WWDC ’17. 

iOS users will be able to send money to one another straight from iMessage thanks to a new dedicated iMessage app. Most interestingly, if someone messages you that you owe them money (ouch!), a contextual suggestion to send money with iMessage’s Pay app will immediately pop up in the text suggestion bar at the top of the stock keyboard, allowing you to easily send the other party the required amount of money and be …

Features and Benefits iMessage

Apple, perhaps, most loved brand among old and young customers never lags behind in innovations. Proof to this is devices like iPad, iPhone, iPod which are huge success. Apple knows how much important it is to give something unique to its customers. Privacy and effective communications are something everyone wishes to have. To make your communications faster, better and personal Apple has with App called ‘iMessage’ a smart messenger. It works with iPad, iPhone, iPod touch running iOS 5 or higher and Mac running OS X Mountain Lion or later.

A loyal messenger like iMessage can save lots of your money on data uses as you can do unlimited chat with people who uses iMessage in your list of phone and email contacts.

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iMessage comes with Rapid Message status; when you send a message it shows D for delivered and R for read which means once you send a message, no need to worry if its delivered to your contact or read by your contact or not. For messaging, iMessage uses same internet connection to which your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or Mac is connected.

You can keep iMessage On or Off as you wish, when a message arrives in your iMessage, a notification appears on screen like ‘UsernameeX’ trying to contact you and short message preview. This notification does not cost you anything.

iMessage is great for both SMS i.e. text messaging and MMS i.e media messaging.

Manage Chat Logs is one of the beautiful features iMessage has you can utilize to email Chat logs to a friend. The iMessage comes with following capabilities-

Bypass of login screen; no more long waits for loading
Opening iMessage without data connection
Great for viewing logs
Improved sending/receiving MMS
Push MMS support
Voice message support
Finger drawing support
Manage Chat Logs
Load prior messages
Email chat logs
Share via WiFi

iMessage is your loyal friend to keep you connected to your friends, family and work group round the clock.