Tag Archive: Group


Indie musicians haven’t been too keen on Apple’s music streaming service that originally planned to cut them out of a paycheck for three months. Now that Taylor Swift has won her battle against Apple Music, thousands of indie artists are… Read more ›

Add a New Person to a Group Message on iPhone

Group messaging is a great feature that makes conversations with multiple people much easier, but what if you want to add someone else to an existing group chat from iOS? No sweat, you can quickly add a new contact (or several) to a group message conversation from your iPhone or iPad with a few easy … Read More

How to Name Group Conversations in Messages for iOS

If you regularly message in group conversations or mass texts with Messages app on the iPhone or iPad, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the group conversations are labeled by the contacts involved in the conversation, like “Bob, Jon, Bill”. While that’s certainly adequate and descriptive enough, a better approach can be to assign a specific custom name … Read More

Assign a Name to Group Chats in Messages for Mac

When you’re engaged in a group conversation in Messages for Mac, you’ll notice the ‘To’ section lists the names of people participating in the group chat. While that’s certainly adequate for most situations, if you have a specific group chat going for a specific purpose, you can assign a name to any given group chat … Read More

The iPhone Camera app includes a self timer function, a great feature for any camera that allows you to set a countdown timer before a picture is snapped. There’s many uses for the timer function, but it often allows for the photographer or camera owner to be in the picture frame as well, rather than … Read More

Along with doubling the max file size of apps, Apple introduced something else today for its third-party developer community. TestFlight, the Apple-owned service devs use to beta test their apps before submitting them to the App Store, can now do… Read more ›

Bindle takes the suck out of group messaging

Chris Toy was an Everquest geek in the early days, playing the addictive open-world video game somewhat obsessively. It wasn’t slaying the monsters or leveling up that really motivated Toy, but the social aspects of the game. “I was honestly… Read more ›

Europe’s largest collective of hackers, the Chaos Computer Club, claims to have come up with a way of reproducing fingerprints using only a handful of photos (no pun intended) showing your fingers. Speaking at the 31st annual Chaos Computer Club… Read more ›

With a cutesy, one-eyed protagonist named Zak and colorful graphics aplenty, upcoming game Flyhunter Origins looks like it could be a big-screen animated movie. That’s not too shocking, since the game was developed by Steel Wool Games, a San Francisco Bay… Read more ›

How to Mute Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

Group messaging is one of those features that’s great when you want to be in a group conversation, and completely annoying when you don’t want your iPhone to be included in a barrage of group text messages. A new feature in iOS aims to relieve the latter situation, when your iPhone or iPad is being … Read More