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Apple stops supporting .me and .mac AIM accounts on all OS X versions

Apple stops supporting .me and .mac AIM accounts on all OS X versions

A few months back, Apple announced that it would stop supporting .me and .mac AIM accounts on OS X 10.7.1 and earlier starting June 30th. The company has put this change into effect, but it appears that the service is discontinued all versions of OS X users, not just ones running older versions.

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iOS 8 Preview: Messages gets a major update

iOS 8 Preview: Messages gets a major update

iOS 8, the next major mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch includes a number of new features and improvements such as Interactive Notifications, Widgets, support for third party keyboards and lots more.

We kick off our iOS 8 preview series with an in-depth look at the Messages app, one of the stock apps that has received a lot of attention in iOS 8.

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Here’s How to fix the iMessage bug if you’re not getting text messages after switching from an iPhone

Here’s How to fix the iMessage bug if you’re not getting text messages after switching from an iPhone

If you’ve switched from an iPhone to an Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, and are not getting text messages from your friends who are using an iPhone, then you’re not alone.

Apple has acknowledged that an iMessage bug is affecting some users, and plans to provide a fix for the issue in a future iOS software update.

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FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus leverages the messaging features of FaceTime and adds a chatroulette option that lets you connect to random people for a quick chat. It’s an interesting concept that expands your FaceTime encounters beyond the people in your address book.

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7 Hacks to Customize and Enhance Messages app

7 Hacks to Customize and Enhance Messages app

Some would argue that messaging on your device is the most important feature. It allows you to immediately express a thought, set up a meeting, or even just to send a quick smiley face to a friend. Anyone with a smartphone uses messaging on a daily basis, so today we’re going to show you 7 ways to enhance your messaging experience.

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biteSMS 8.0 Public Release for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s now available on Cydia [Hands-on Video]

biteSMS 8.0 Public Release for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s now available on Cydia [Hands-on Video]

Delicious Inc, the developer of biteSMS released a beta version of their extremely popular jailbreak app for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s more than a month back.

After releasing 19 beta versions and more than a month and half of testing, they have finally released the first public release of biteSMS 8.0.

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Messages Customiser lets you customize the look of Messages app in iOS 7

Messages Customiser lets you customize the look of Messages app in iOS 7

Messages Customiser is a cool new jailbreak tweak, which as the name suggests, lets you customize almost every aspect of the Messages app.

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MessageSwiper Brings Gestures To Messages App [Jailbreak Tweak]

MessageSwiper Brings Gestures To Messages App [Jailbreak Tweak]

MessageSwiper, is a new jailbreak tweak, which as the name suggests allows you switch between conversations in Messages app with swipe gestures.

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LastPic Lets You Easily Send Your Last Taken Photo in a Message

LastPic Lets You Easily Send Your Last Taken Photo in a Message

LastPic is a new jailbreak tweak by developer Filippo Bigarella that brings a handy feature in Tweetbot called “Use Last Photo Taken” to the stock Messages app on iOS devices.

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Getting Started with iMessage: Setting Up Devices

Getting Started with iMessage: Setting Up Devices

This is the first of likely many how to posts on iMessage. I think iMessage has to be one of the coolest, convenient, slick, and most freakin’ confounding apps/services that Apple offers. I love iMessage, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t drive me round the bend too. In this post, I’m going to cover setting up iMessage, adding more email addresses to iMessage, and connecting all your devices/machines together to be in iMessage sync.

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