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Apple brings voice messages back in vogue with iOS 8

The old Push-To-Talk feature that enabled users to send voice messages is now set to make a comeback with Apple introducing the feature in its iOS 8, a report said.

gadgets Updated: Sep 12, 2014 15:31 IST
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The old Push-To-Talk feature that enabled users to send voice messages is now set to make a comeback with Apple introducing the feature in its iOS 8, a report said.

The PTT has been reincarnated by Apple as "voice messages" and will now allow users to send voice message s with a quick tap, reported The Verge. The feature can also be availed in the Apple Watch.

Apple has combined the best of PTT with the best of text message service and has developed a feature that is fast, easy, asynchronous and lightweight.

The report added that the feature is perfect and convenient for situations when one cannot type a text.