iMessage And Advanced AirPlay Features Are Coming Soon To Your Mac


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An iMessage application and AirPlay mirroring are “currently in development,” an unnamed source told 9 to 5 Mac“Neither project may see the light of day,” the source said, but the two features are definitely in the running for release in future versions of Mac OS X.

If iMessage were bundled into Mac OS X, you’d be able to associate an email address with your computer and send text messages to other iOS users (and presumably, Mac users).

We would’ve thought iMessage would be integrated with iChat, Apple’s instant messaging app, but it appears that iMessage may be an entirely new app.

AirPlay mirroring, on the other hand, would allow you to beam your Mac’s display wirelessly to your Apple TV.

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