Apple iMessage App For Android To Debut At WWDC 2016?
Apple is doing its best to reach out to its competitors. Some of their apps and features are being made available for Android, including Apple Music. Is the iMessage soon to become the next one?
Apple iMessage for Android at WWDC
The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016 is scheduled to take place next week for four days. Reports are saying that the Apple iMessage app for Android might be unveiled starting Monday. MacDaily News reported that an unnamed source tipped the outlet that the app will be announced during the keynote event. This compounds long-time rumors of an official Apple Message app that has been circulating online.
The Apple iMessage works by making it possible for Apple and Android users to communicate. The iMessage app can only currently be installed on select Apple devices that are running at least an iOS 5 on the iPhone, iPad or iPod. It can also run on a Mac with OS X Mountain Lion or later.
— AppleInsider (@appleinsider) June 9, 2016
iMessage for Android Rumor Follow Apple's Style
At the WWDC 2015, Apple announced Apple Music for Android, Apple Insider reported. This reportedly makes it likely that the rumors of the iMessage for Android to be true. With this, Apple hopes to continue the switch rates that they enjoyed in the first half of 2016 since introducing Apple Music to Android.
Apple Messaging Still Strong Against Google?
Google has a standard messaging app called Hangouts, Techno Buffalo shared. The outlet adds that Google is also planning to release Allo and Duo, two apps that are used for communication. Since the introduction of Hangouts, Apple has not made any move to make new features.
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