iOS 7 is still suffering from a few bugs since going live, but it's likely that none have proven so annoying as the one that's affecting users of iMessage lately. In most cases, you'll type out an iMessage and click send, but it'll get stuck in the process with little indication that it failed aside from iOS 7's barely discernible status bar. Today, MacRumors released a tip that might help resolve the issue until Apple releases an official one.
Plagued with high-profile hacks in recent months, Twitter is finally getting serious about security with a new two-step login verification -- but users will need to actually enable it first before they'll be protected.
My friend and I have been using the new iMessage feature of the iPhone recently; however, after my friend was unable to send an iMessage successfully, the phone “suggested” that the message be sent through SMS instead. Now, all of our messages are being sent via SMS. We’ve tried deleting the thread of conversations and starting over, but nothing has worked. How can I restore the iMessage feature on our iPhones?
Siri was A Pretty Big Deal back in October when the iPhone 4S was announced, to a large degree because the update was otherwise cosmetically the same. But nearly six months later, a survey tries to determine if iPhone 4S owners are actually using the virtual assistant -- and the results are “sort of.”
There’ve been several instances where my iMessages are delayed by a few minutes and then sent out as a regular text message. Sometimes this happens regardless of whether or not I’ve got full bars and my iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi. What gives?
Welcome to another thrilling rendition of Free App Friday. While the new Messages beta for OS X is what's on everyone's minds (and you can read Susie's first impressions about the beta app here), maybe there's some of you out there who don't want to text message with your Apple ID and would rather employ your Google Voice number instead. BigPhone Lite is a free Mac App that lets you utilize Google Voice from your computer. So now, when you're engrossed in an angry text fight, you don't have to get frustrated that you can't get your point across fast enough.
iMessage is Apple’s new messaging service that is a combination of both MMS messaging and instant messaging, with the added bonus of sending other iOS 5 users messages at absolute no cost. The service is similar to FaceTime, and that it's free and you can set up an email address to use with the service instead of giving out your phone number. Read on for how to properly set up the service in iOS and a few tips for getting the most out of this free utility.