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Samsung Messages now lets you add custom ringtones to each contact

Samsung updated their stock Samsung messenger app for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ today with a highly requested feature: the ability to assign different ringtones to different contacts. With the official update to Samsung Experience 9.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, this feature was removed. Now it's finally back in an update to...

Android Messages will soon integrate directly with Chrome OS

According to a new commit in the open source Chromium Gerrit, Google is preparing for Chrome OS and Android Messages to be better integrated. Chrome OS is Google's operating system for laptops, set-top boxes, and more recently, detachables and tablets. Android Messages is the default SMS and RCS client on most Android devices. A marriage...

How Google Detects and Warns about Premium SMS Messages

Billions of text messages are sent each year. Though the service is incredibly dated by modern technological standards, the SMS has persisted as among the most popular methods of communication. Google is pushing hard to get carriers on board with a new standard known as Rich Communication Services (RCS), but with so many competing messaging interfaces...

Are Third Party SMS Apps Worth It?

 I will go through some of the most popular texting apps and point out some of my favorite features about each one. Textra SMS  Chomp SMSEvolveSMS  Yaata SMSWhat is your favorite texting app? Let us know what you like about it!