Google rolls out next-gen RCS texting to Android users in the US
So long as you use Android Messages, that is.
WhatsApp gives you more ways to avoid annoying group chats
You can exclude people within your contacts.
Trick allows RCS messaging on virtually any Android phone
You don't have to wait for Google or your carrier -- at least, for now.
Verizon and T-Mobile aren't supporting RCS on the Pixel 4 at launch
The companies haven't confirmed whether or not they'll support RCS later on.
Google Voice users can start calls and send messages with Siri
But it oddly still doesn't work with Google Assistant.
Instagram's Threads is a camera app for sharing with your closest friends
It's a private space where you can share photos, videos and status.
WhatsApp tests disappearing messages in its Android app
There's no indication of when the feature will be publicly available.
Treaty would force Facebook to share encrypted chats with UK police
Whether or not authorities get what they want is another matter.
Vulnerability lets text messages steal emails from Android phones
Devices from Samsung, LG, Huawei and Sony are affected.