Google persists in pressuring Apple to adopt RCS

  • Google is trying to get Apple to adopt RCS, a newer standard.
  • Google has been pushing for this adoption in birthday posts and during the I/O conference.
  • RCS is still not a standard and Google is not fully committed to it.
  • Apple’s products rely on iMessage when communicating with other Apple products and then fall back on SMS for everyone else.
  • RCS is not yet ready for primetime.


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