WhatsApp for iPhone now sends multiple photos at once, adds iCloud chat back-ups

WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone updated on Tuesday, introducing a few enhancements such asthe ability to send multiple photos at once. Aside from improved photo-sending capabilities, the app has launched URL schema support for third-party apps. It also now offers back-up and restore functionality for iCloud chat history. Simply go to Settings and then Chat Settings to select Chat Backup. Read:In-app…

WhatsApp now available for BlackBerry 10: Free cross-platform messaging over data

Cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp is now available for BlackBerry 10 users, allowing them to send text messages, audio, photo and video for free over data.  WhatsApp was covered at the BlackBerry 10 launch event. It comes with native push notifications along with contact integration, doing away with any need to re-enter anything. When you open WhatsApp for the first time…

Rumor: Google attempting to acquire WhatsApp for near $1 billion

A lot of you who are big fans of messaging app WhatsApp- a popular, cross-platfrom, instant messaging application for smartphones. If you’re holding a mobile device, odds are there is a Whatsapp application available for it. The company launched in 2009 and quickly did to SMS what Skype did to international calling on landlines (at least that’s what Wikiepedia is…

WhatsApp now available for BlackBerry 10: Free cross-platform messaging over data

Cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp is now available for BlackBerry 10 users, allowing them to send text messages, audio, photo and video for free over data.  WhatsApp was covered at the BlackBerry 10 launch event. It comes with native push notifications along with contact integration, doing away with any need to re-enter anything. When you open WhatsApp for the first time…

WhatsApp beta reveals a few upcoming features for Windows Phone

It looks like Nokia and Whatsapp are continuing to chug along, building up and refining the super popular messenger client for Windows Phone. Details of beta 2.9.6 and 2.9.7 have been revealed on the site PocketPC.ch and while not revelatory (nor final), they at least show some very minor changes scheduled. First we should note that we don’t know what…

Google working to acquire cross-platform WhatsApp messenger?

Popular messaging application WhatApp is being courted by Google for an acquisition, according to DigitalTrends. The publication says the acquisition price of WhatsApp could be as high as $1 billion, though Google hasn’t given official word on the matter. Google is rumoured to be working to release its own Babel messenger which would tie together its communication services in one…

WhatsApp not being sold to Google, says exec

Contrary to rumours flying about the tech industry, Google is not in talks to buy messaging app company WhatsApp. Only yesterday, reports suggested the developer was to be sold to Google for a touted sum of $1 billion, but a company executive has denied that talks are taking place. Speaking to AllThingsDigital, Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development head said that…