Facebook Pushes Plot To Kill Your “Phone” App By Giving Messenger For Android VoIP In Canada
Later today, Facebook will wage its war against your phone's "phone" application on a new front with an update to Messenger For Android that adds VoIP calling to US iOS users and Canadian iOS and Androiders. It's also improving group messaging. By combining voice-over-data calling with unified instant, asynchronous, and email messaging, Facebook could dominate communication in the developing world
Facebook Adds Voice Messaging To Messenger For iOS and Android, Starts Testing In-App VoIP In Canada
Facebook's next messaging move is all about voice. Today it released an update for its standalone Messenger for iOS and Android apps that lets users send up to one minute long voice messages. It's also testing VoIP calling between Canadian iOS Messenger users that runs over a user's existing data plan. Both power hands-free communication between friends that helps drivers and reduces mobile typing
iOS 6 Passbook Real World Test: Let’s All Go To A Movie… Or Not
Already, apps are hitting the App Store with Passbook support, providing tickets, loyalty cards and coupons you can actually use. So I tried to do just that, using the newly updated Cineplex (Canadian theatre chain) app and my iPhone 4S, freshly updated to iOS 6. The experience wasn't exactly as smooth as it might've been, and while I ultimately was able to get my ticket to Disney's 3D Finding Nemo re-release, it wasn't thanks to Passbook. Here's a breakdown of how the process went.