You can add additional email addresses to your iCloud/iMessage account, which brings some extra perks to texting and email.
As you may know, I now publish a weekly Finer Things in Tech Newsletter alongside this site, and you should totally subscribe. In addition to a handful of bite-sized tips that are almost entirely exclusive […]
The iPhone was five years ahead of the competition. I believe that, even with iOS 10, iMessage is five years behind its messaging competition.
I don’t know how long these options have been there, but the View menu in Messages for Mac has some useful toggles. “Show All Buddy Pictures in Conversations” will add some much-needed personality to chats and […]
Thanks to Apple’s recent iOS 8.3 update, you can now Report Junk in Messages. As long as the contact doesn’t exist in Contacts, this option should appear below their iMessage(s). Also, I think it only […]
If you speak in German with one contact, Emoji with another, and Arabic with yet another, Messages will restore those keyboards each time you switch back to those conversations. This is very handy for folks […]
Click a piece of media or shared location in a Messages and hit Space to Quick Look it without opening a separate app. At the top of that Quick View window is a grid icon. […]
A simple addition in iOS 7 allows you to quickly view timestamps for every message, but only when you need them.
If your Mac is on 10.8 Mountain Lion, you can share just about anything via services like iMessage, Twitter, Flickr, Apple’s AirDrop, and Facebook straight from the Finder, no extra apps or browsers required. As […]