Google’s Senior VP says he isn’t asking for iMessage on Android, but for RCS to work on iPhone

11 January 2022
This follows a colorful conversation on Twitter over the weekend about iMessage, SMS, and RCS support for iPhone.

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Cyberchum, 22 Jan 2022Oh, sorry! I didn't know that the comment section for ... moreJff lol

Tigolebitties, 20 Jan 2022Girl, u're late for more than a week to the convo. Get... moreOh, sorry! I didn't know that the comment section for the article has been closed. Why did you reply the pointless sh!t you did, though? Lol

Cyberchum, 19 Jan 2022Customization options that are optional to use, right? Or a... moreGirl, u're late for more than a week to the convo. Get over it

Anonymous, 13 Jan 2022Memory does not serve you right at all LOL Maybe it actually did, but we'd never be so sure since you couldn't even prove that it did, instead preferring to laugh at yourself.

Tigolebitties, 12 Jan 2022Compared to Android with tons and tons of customizations. O... moreCustomization options that are optional to use, right? Or are they forced on users? Actually young people buy and use smartphones the most. They are the most targeted population. And thanks for letting us know that old people would rather jump through hoops to do otherwise simple things. Wow!

[deleted post]You really don’t want to be talking about obsessions pal…….

  • Anonymous

Cyberchum, 12 Jan 2022For simplicity? Really? If memory serves me right, ntil iOS... moreMemory does not serve you right at all LOL

Tigolebitties, 12 Jan 2022Then so be it, use the cable to transfer the data. It'... moreMicro SD is way better. Coudstorage is OK for people who have money to pay for it but not every country have powerfull network for internet,
Many african countries, siuth american countries, asian countries barely have 4G or 3G network.

  • Inve

Americans are now devolving further, and will now fit squarely in one of four camps:

Blue mobile messaging bubble democracts, green bubble democrats, blue bubble republicans, and green bubble republicans.

Cyberchum, 12 Jan 2022For simplicity? Really? If memory serves me right, ntil iOS... moreCompared to Android with tons and tons of customizations. Only young ppl care abt such things

CptPower, 12 Jan 2022Man 15GB is nothing is for maybe 5 movies . Nowdays even a... moreThen so be it, use the cable to transfer the data. It's not like iTunes' a virus or sumn

Tigolebitties, 12 Jan 2022Knowing cloud services usually provide free storage (e.g., ... moreMan 15GB is nothing is for maybe 5 movies .
Nowdays even a lowest of the low toucscreen phones have at least 32GB diisk space.

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Anonymous, 11 Jan 2022I'm a Apple, Windows, Linux and Unix user and I own an... moreI knew that Android is based on unix/linux. But what can you actually do with it if you don't have superuser access??
Like I said, iOS = paperweight software for the masses.
I did use the iPhone for some time, but the lack of so many useful features made me give it as a gift to a friend.
I also jailbreaked it within a week, but it got so glitchy and buggy I just had to revert it.
Never again iOS. Where someone will be able to flash and run custom android roms on an iPhone, I promise I'll buy one.
Until then, Android forever!
PS Answering this from Kali on my android phone 😜👽💋

Tigolebitties, 11 Jan 2022Ppl are choosing IOS over Android for their simplicity tbh.... moreFor simplicity? Really? If memory serves me right, ntil iOS 13, you couldn't even set a wallpaper from the Photos app—nothing like browsing your photos, found one you liked, and easily set it as wallpaper. You had to go through settings app. But don't worry, people are choosing it because of simplicity.

Social status, social validation and peer-pressure would rank above simplicity on that table.

AnonD-1034114, 11 Jan 2022Do you even realize how horribly stupid you sound? Why shou... moreWell, use itunes then. Yk so damn well that iPhone works better in its ecosystem

CptPower, 11 Jan 2022Why??? Because not everybody pays for coud and not everybo... moreKnowing cloud services usually provide free storage (e.g., Google Drive with 15gb), ppl can take advantage of it. And people who own iPhone should be able to afford such things, knowing that iPhone itself isn't a cheap device

Anonymous, 11 Jan 2022It's Google, a company known to take stupid decisions.... moreIm betting they won’t. And because Google are fully aware that as much as it might hurt Apple, and it will sting to be sure, they are beyond being taken down by such measures. And it will hurt Google even more, both financially, and in terms of PR.

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DaFink, 11 Jan 2022Which was my point in the first place. Google ain't go... moreIt's Google, a company known to take stupid decisions... This might not be last, if they go for it... If they feel apple taking away their bread and butter, they'll do it

Anonymous, 11 Jan 2022Apple isn't Google's competitor. They are busines... moreThey are both, which isn't uncommon situation in business, especially the mobile business.

Anonymous, 11 Jan 2022they did that with msft, remember the YT client? imagine yo... moreWhich was my point in the first place. Google ain't going to risk loosing the revenue stream that having their services on Apple products provides. So nobody has to imagine an iOS device without YouTube, Google themselves are never going to let that happen. It wouldn't be petty for them to try what you suggest, it would be stupid.