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Is WhatsApp Lagging Behind? Hike Introduces Voice Call Option

The Indian messenger Hike is not going to give up its positions in the local market. This conclusion can be made looking at the recent update which added voice calls to the list of the messenger’s options. This new feature is pretty obvious, since just three weeks ago Hike absorbed Zip-Phone. This step made Hike…

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TINDER WILL GET YOUR EX BACK

An interesting case has recently appeared on Reddit and later on was reposted on Mashable. On Tinder, where you swipe uninteresting profiles to the left in the course of a second, without giving it a second thought, it’s hard to get somebody’s attention. The main character of our story decided to take advantage of the…

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MESSENGER PERSONAS. PART I

Behind every popular product there is a genius. Bill Gates was Microsoft’s prodigy, Steve Jobs did it for Apple, and Mark Zuckerber struck gold with Facebook. Billions of people are using products from these companies, while the names of the founders are buzz words. When it comes down to messengers the case is totally different….

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AN OPEN LETTER TO LIFEHACKER.COM: WHAT DO I DO ABOUT ALL THESE MESSENGERS?

The editorial staff of a popular media outlet Lifehacker has presented an interesting case. They received a letter from a reader, complaining about the countless number of obscure (in his opinion) instant messengers, the most famous ones for him being WhatsApp, Viber, iMessage, Snapchat, Kik, Facebook Messenger. This got the user thinking: why on Earth…

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BLACKBERRY BOILING OVER

On 21 January an adaptation of the letter written by BlackBerry chief John Chen was published. The letter referred to “neutrality online”, an issued that has recently been discussed on the Internet. BlackBerry‘s man in charge considers it discriminating that iMessage is available only to iOS users. He directly addressed this issue in a letter…

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MTS JUST HAD TO GO AND DO THE SAME

The summer of 2015 is going to be a very hot time for the messenger market. One of the leaders of the Russian telecommunications market, MTS, has already announced plans to release its instant messaging application. We are well aware that the company has spent around 100 million rubles on development, moreover, the messenger will…

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THE STYLISH GOOGLE MESSENGER

The unveiling of Android 5.0 Lollipop entailed the development and widespread publicity of Material Design – a design language phenomenon. The philosophy behind this filiation is easy: simple forms, small detail and bright, pleasant colors.   Considering the trend, developers rushed to update their apps to match the time. Almost instantaneously, which makes perfect sense,…

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WHATSAPP + ZEROMOBILE = NEW OPERATOR

The other day you may have read information in the press regarding Google’s plan to launch a mobile operator project under the brand name. Even the not-yet-confirmed name of the development surfaced – Nova. Sprint and T-Mobile, the industry’s existing giants, would have helped implement the idea, but so far they haven’t been able to…

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ChatGrape SEASON

A HOT DEBATE IS ABREWING IN WESTERN PRESS REGARDING AN AMBITIOUS AUSTRIAN STARTUP, WHICH IS SOMETHING MORE THAN JUST A MESSENGER. ChatGrape is an entire ecosystem for communication. To go into detail, ChatGrape is a teamwork messenger or, in other words, a group chat, positioning itself as a “smarter” product than Slack and HipChat, which…

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WHATSAPP WEB VERSION – NOT SUPPORTED BY iOS

WhatsApp announced the release of the messenger’s web-version. From now on you can send and receive messages directly in your browser.   This is the app’s first “evolutionary step” since it was bought out by Facebook. To join you need to: Go to https://web.whatsapp.com/ Scan the QR code using WhatsApp, having initially updated the app…