The growing need to engage users in real time leads to the requirement around mobile messaging that is real time. Any app should be able to morph into a messaging app on the iPhone.
Magnet has built out a new open source mobile messaging framework that enables real time engagement for all your mobile apps. The solution is packed with many rich messaging features that include push notifications and much much more. Now, you should be able to allow users to create push notifications easily. The platform allows users to send messages to users and also to devices or tags.
Another interesting feature is user-to-user chat that is provided as a feature in the application.
You can find more details about this application here.