If you don’t want just anyone to be able to read your texts on your lock screen—but you’d still like to know when you get a message!—then come read about a setting on iOS that’ll let you configure your texts to work exactly the way you want them to. Those of us who have offensive friends can breathe a sigh of relief with this!
Add a bit of personality to your Skype text chats with custom formatting. Here’s how to format Skype instant messages in bold, italics, strikethroughs, and more.
Microsoft on Monday announced a long-awaited overhaul of the mobile version of Skype for iPhone. Skype for iPhone 5.0, which will launch “in about a week,” is an entirely new app built from the ground up to take advantage of the latest features and technologies in iOS.
Facebook announced a major deal late Wednesday, agreeing to purchase popular messaging service WhatsApp for $16 billion. Facebook will let its new division operate independently and maintain its own branding, as well as maintain its own Facebook Messenger for the foreseeable future.
Clipboard managers are nothing new, but a new app from developer Eric Mann introduces an interesting new feature: the ability to send your Mac’s clipboard contents to your phone via SMS. Clipr, available now on the Mac App Store, manages your Mac’s clipboard via a simple menu bar item. Using the app is fairly straightforward; once it’s installed and running, head into Clipr’s preferences and tell it how many items it should remember and how large the preview for each…