Here’s why iMessage won’t come to Android

Apple was discussing to launch iMessage on Android  Apple was internally investigating to develop an Android version of its messaging app back in 2013, but the idea was dismissed. Here is why.   New evidence from the EpicGames-Apple case was found by the Verge. According to the publication, Apple’s SVP of Internet Software & Services, Eddy Cue, wanted a full compatibility between iOS and Android in terms of messaging. He wrote to Craig Federighi:   “We really need to bring iMessage to Android. I have had a couple[…]

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How to disable Read Receipts in the default iOS messaging app

Disable & Enable read messages reports in iMessages. iOS’s default messaging app, iMessages, occasionally prompts you to enable a feature called ‘Send Read Receipts’. Once enabled, the app will notify your contacts when you’ve read their messages. The feature was added to iOS for iPhone, iPad and iPod with iOS 5, and it could be easily disabled and once again enabled from the app settings. You may have a valid reason to hate the read statuses, for example, like wanting to hide your online status[…]

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