Google and Samsung partner to take next-gen texting mainstream
RCS messaging is coming to Galaxy S8 and newer handsets.
Sacramento Kings use next-gen texting to send tickets and schedules
You don't need email or an app to keep up with the team.
T-Mobile now supports next-gen texting between carriers
If you have a two-year-old Samsung phone, that is.
Android Messages hits the web for browser-based texting
Google will plug 'Chat' into Android to compete with iMessage
Instead of another app, Chat is the SMS replacement we've been waiting for.
Businesses tap Google's RCS for more useful text messages
The company now has more than 40 device makers and carriers onboard with the protocol.
Sprint and Rogers connect for iMessage-like RCS texting
The SMS replacement is slowly being adopted by carriers.
Google's Android texting app has a new name
Meet Android Messages.
Google Voice gets a long-overdue visual refresh
A few new features are on board here, and Google says it'll keep working on the app going forward.