Nothing’s X deal with shared a video in a put up on the platform the place Pei is speaking in regards to the Nothing Chat platform that gives iMessage compatibility for Nothing Cellphone (2).
“Convey on the blue bubbles. We imagine in home windows, not partitions. If messaging companies are dividing telephone customers, then we wish to break these limitations down. So… we have developed iMessage compatibility in your Cellphone (2),” the put up mentioned.
Pei then retweeted that put up, and tagged Prepare dinner asking him to contemplate adopting RCS – the brand new messaging commonplace.
“Let’s finish the inexperienced bubble stigma! Tim Prepare dinner (@tim_cook) please contemplate adopting RCS for safety and interoperability,” he mentioned.
Nothing joins Samsung, Google
With this, Nothing turned the second firm to hitch Google to overtly name out Apple to undertake the brand new messaging commonplace.
Final month, Samsung launched a video titled “Inexperienced bubbles and blue bubbles wish to be collectively,” exhibiting a Romeo and Juliet-style dialog between two customers.
“What did inexperienced ever do to them? We’re bubbles too,” one in every of them asks. The “bubbles,” is a reference to Apple’s iMessage colored interface whereby a message despatched from an iPhone to an iPhone is seen in a feature-rich blue bubble however a message despatched from an Android telephone is pushed to a inexperienced color bubble.
RCS provides the identical options to Android customers that iMessage gives to Apple customers. If Apple adopts RCS, then all customers, regardless of their Android or iOS platform will be capable to get pleasure from feature-rich, encrypted messaging expertise.
Google’s #GetTheMessage Marketing campaign
Google has been fairly vocal about Apple and it has, on a number of events, focused Apple for not adopting RCS. Not too long ago, the Alphabet-owned firm took the blue bubble-green bubble ‘combat’ to the EU in hopes of forcing Apple to undertake the most recent messaging commonplace.