And why you may prefer to stick with one color or the other.
iMessage is a convenient platform so long as you remain within Apple's walled garden. The following tips help you stay connected after leaving.
Apps like iMessage or Netflix which only run on certain operating systems "must be prohibited from discriminating," BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said.
US District Judge Lucy Koh greenlights a lawsuit filed in May about disappearing iMessages when switching from an iPhone to an Android device.
New option helps former iPhone users remove their phone numbers from Apple's messaging system to fix a vanishing text message issue.
Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.
The communications services get two-step verification, aimed at preventing unauthorized access to accounts, even if the username and password are entered.
Sometimes words just aren't enough to express your true emotional state in an iMessage conversation.
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