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Google is supercharging SMS on Android with an iMessage-like experience

As a tech-savvy TNW reader, you may have already ditched SMS for more sophisticated messaging apps years ago, but people still send some 8 trillion texts a year – and that means that it’s worth improving the experience for those folks, and for the rest of the planet that’s yet to send their first message. To...
As a tech-savvy TNW reader, you may have already ditched SMS for more sophisticated messaging apps years ago, but people still send some 8 trillion texts a year – and that means that it’s worth improving the experience for those folks, and for the rest of the planet that’s yet to send their first message. To that end, Google is building Chat, a texting experience that will replace traditional SMS on Android devices. It’s built on the Universal Profile for Rich Communication Services standard – aka RCS – and it’ll roll out sometime in the next several months. The Verge… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android,Google
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