A total of 46 patents were approved Tuesday, but whether the technologies will find their way into an Apple product remains to be seen.
With a standard chat layout, you can send voice messages, photos, and texts.
The carrier's new iPhone app allows business users to communicate with large groups of people via a Wi-Fi or cellular connection.
Apple is counting on the $249 iPad Mini to draw you into its stores. But it's hoping you end up buying a $499 iPad Air instead.
Miss the days of walkie-talkies being useful because people weren't so far apart? This app will bring that same functionality to your Android or iPhone.
The walkie-talkie ease of push-to-talk meets modern smartphones in Verizon's rebooted service for business.
It's a rugged, straightforward phone with push-to-talk capabilities and resistance to dust, vibration, and shock.
The durable Samsung Convoy gets an update with the Convoy 2, including an fresher design for the military-specced handset.
The Kyocera DuraMax and DuraCore will offer push-talk service in rugged flip phone designs. The handsets are due in the fourth quarter of this year.
CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.