Android users now have features similar to iMessage on iOS
If you use an Android phone like I do, there's exciting news this week: Google has officially rolled out RCS messaging. It replaces SMS/MMS messaging with something (almost) feature parity with iMessage on iOS devices. And while all US carriers reportedly support it now, you'll have to download the apps to make it available:
I picked up a pair of these LG Tone Ultra HBS-810 Headphones at Walmart yesterday for $60.37 plus tax. Hint: always check prices with the Walmart app when you're in the store. They were full price in store ($94.88), but they always honor the web prices. Here's the link online to the lower price, if you're interested: goo.gl/icB8CI
These things are wonderful. They sit around your neck and you totally forget you have them on. When you need them, you just pull the retractable cords out and pop the headphones in your ears. You can use one or both earphones for phone calls. I've been listening to music for hours and they don't hurt my ears at all.