Tag Archive: Messenger

Facebook Messenger keeps buzzing at me while I’m in the app itself. It’s annoying. It seems like I’m getting messaged more and more via Facebook Messenger these days as my buddies and family take to the mobile messaging platform to connect in real time. But the incessant buzzing, when I’m right there staring at the […]

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Versatile messenger bag fits all your stuff and more

Ever try to go from home to the gym to the office to the party in the same day? If you have, you’ll know that move requires a lot of carrying capacity, typically across several bags. Now try to do all that as an eco-warrior on a bicycle. You’ll want one big, waterproof bag that […]

I’m always on the lookout for a better, more efficient, useful and stylish bag to carry my MacBook Pro, iPad 3, and various electronic accoutrements, including an external battery, noise-cancelling headphones, and a ton of different cables to power and charge everything in there. I also like to add a paperback book, various papers and […]

Facebook Messenger update will even let haters use it

The latest update to Facebook’s Messenger app will let you use it even if you don’t have (or want) an account for the social-media platform. It’s still Facebook, though, so you’re going to have to cough up some personal info.… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger is today launching its assault on Skype with a new update that brings video calling to users on Android and iOS. The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, and it’s completely free. After updating your Facebook Messenger app, you’ll find… Read more ›

Facebook Messenger is a popular means of communicating, but the Mac doesn’t have a dedicated Facebook messaging app like the iPhone or Android does… or does it!?! Indeed, you can use Facebook Messenger to message friends from OS X, and in moments you can set up the Mac Messages app to function as a Facebook … Read More

Today Facebook unveiled the future of Messenger, and it’s actually quite ambitious. It’s clear that the social giant wants Messenger to be the one-stop for not just messaging, but all sorts of app interactions. Businesses will also be able to… Read more ›

Facebook is taking on Square, PayPal, and Venmo with its own digital payments service. Starting today, Facebook Messenger will allow users to instantaneously transfer real money at zero cost. Screenshots of an interface for sending payments in Messenger leaked last October, but… Read more ›

Read receipts. They’re the first thing I turn off when I get a new messaging app or iOS device. But Facebook is doubling down on read receipts in the new Facebook Messenger, which has new, blisteringly fast notifications showing you… Read more ›

From answering trolls online to busting out near-fluent Mandarin in front of a surprised audience, Mark Zuckerberg’s all about defying expectations these days. That trend continued yesterday, as he gave a reasonable (and even Steve Jobsian) answer about why Facebook… Read more ›