A new unified chat service that promises to bring apple's iMessage to android and windows

Beeper is a new service that officially arrives today to be able to offer users who subscribe to its service, with a price of 10 dollars per month, the possibility to communicate through different messaging platforms existing from the same interface in a unified way, being compatible with the main desktop and mobile operating systems.

In principle, it sounds the same as other existing options, but in reality, the operation of Beeper is somewhat different, since it is not another messaging client with direct support for multiple messaging platforms, but rather relies on the Matrix federated and open source messaging protocol and its corresponding gateways for the different messaging platform to offer its service.

Unified chat service that won't leave you indifferent

But the most interesting thing is that Beeper allows you to take iMessage, Apple's messaging service, to Windows and Android devices, covering the dream of many Android users, especially in the United States, of being able to have iMessage on Android, for which we have already seen some solutions that are based on having an Apple device as a gateway.

Well, there's Beeper's trick, also using Apple hardware as a catwalk. Beeper contemplates two options: send old and jaibrikeated iPhone devices, bringing the beeper app as a standard installed to users, although if they have a Mac desktop, the other possibility is for users to download a Beeper application that serves as a gateway.

This one was hard to understand! Beeper has two ways to allow Android, Windows, and Linux users to use iMessage: we send each user a Jailbroken iPhone with the Beeper app installed that connects to iMessage, or if they have a Mac that is always connected to the Internet, they can install the Beeper Mac app that acts as a bridge. This isn't a joke, it really works!

Beeper supports Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage, Android Messages (SMS), Telegram, Twitter DMs, Slack, Hangouts, Instagram, Skype, IRC, Matrix, Discord, Signal, Beeper network, although they promise to add support for new networks along the way.

As a great advantage is a fact that you have a modern interface and function, where you can communicate, and also the possibility to have access to the conversations made, being able to search for a specific conversation at any time.

It will be a matter of tracking this service over time, and more so when there may be some reaction from Apple, which keeps iMessage exclusive to your devices.

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