Microsoft Examining SMS Bug
Microsoft has confirmed to Phone Scoop that it is working to fix a bug related to the SMS feature of Windows Phones that could render the Messaging Hub inoperative. "We are aware of the issue and our engineering teams are examining it now," said Microsoft spokesperson Greg Sullivan to Phone Scoop in an email. "Once we have more details, we will take appropriate action to help ensure customers are protected." Microsoft did not say when the issue might be resolved.
Jun 3, 2019
Apple today announced iOS 13 with a long list of new features for iPhones. The Apple text keyboard now supports swipe gesture typing, which Apple calls Quick Path.
Apr 29, 2019
A preview version of Windows extends notifications from your Android phone to your Windows desktop. Notifications on the phone are mirrored as Windows notifications in real time, and notifications dismissed in Windows are also dismissed on the phone.
Jan 28, 2019
A massive bug in Apple's new Group FaceTime feature allowed callers to listen in on people before they answered an incoming FaceTime call, and in some cases even see live video. Apple has already moved to prevent the issue from affecting users by turning off the Group FaceTime feature altogether, for all users, apparently with a change to its cloud systems.
Jul 20, 2021
Messages by Google will come pre-loaded and be the default messaging app on all Verizon Android devices starting next year. T-Mobile made a similar announcement in March, as did AT&T earlier this month.
Feb 7, 2019
Apple iOS 12.1.4 is available today, and fixes the major privacy bug discovered last week that enabled FaceTime callers to hear (and sometimes see) people before they picked up the call. Apple turned off Group FaceTime for everyone as its initial response to the issue, and it remains off for everyone without today's update.