• Android Users Can Soon Add Emoji Reactions to iPhone Texts With Annoying Catch

    1 month ago - By Mac Rumors

    Google today announced that Android users will be able to react to SMS texts received from iPhone users with emoji in the Messages app. In a blog post, Google said this feature and other improvements to the app will begin rolling out in the coming weeks.
    Given that the Messages app on iOS lacks support for the Rich Communication Services protocol, emoji reactions from Android users will appear as annoying follow-up SMS text messages on the iPhone, according to CNET. For example, the message will say something along the lines of "Joe reacted with Heart to 'let's go to the movies...
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  • Some Google Home Users Are Seeing Device Triggers

    Some Google Home Users Are Seeing Device Triggers

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    We've been anticipating a new feature coming to the Google Home app. Named device triggers, this feature will add a new level of automation for Google Home users. While the feature isn't available just yet, a few users are starting to see it.
    According to 9To5Google , a handful of people are starting to see this feature popping up on their devices. These occurrences are rare, but they are significant. One user even posted a video to Twitter showing it off.
    I am now able to use devices to trigger Google Home routines! pic.twitter.com/t3PF1vn8Ze
    - Sune H. Kuntz October 19, 2022
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  • Google announces new features and new icon for its Messages app

    Google announces new features and new icon for its Messages app

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Google announced some changes and new features for its Messages app along with new icons for the Phone and Contacts apps.
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  • Messages by Google gets a new icon & other iMessage-like features

    Messages by Google gets a new icon & other iMessage-like features

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Google is announcing a slew of new features for the Messages app today, and it's also getting a new icon. Actually, the Phone app, Contacts app and Messages app are all getting new icons. They have been designed to look cohesive as one single app, even though they are three separate ones.
    Now as far as the new features go, Google is adding a bunch of features that are going to sound familiar to iMessage users, actually. One of those being the ability to message businesses directly from Google Search and Maps. This is something that iMessage on the iPhone already does, and works as another...
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  • Here are the new Google Phone, Messages, and Contacts app icons

    Here are the new Google Phone, Messages, and Contacts app icons

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    In addition to introducing a handful of Messages features , Google is rolling out new icons for the SMS/RCS app, as well as Phone and Contacts.
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