Textmessaging

03.24.17
Google might kill Hangouts' text messaging feature (update: confirmed)
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Google might kill Hangouts' text messaging feature (update: confirmed)

But Google Voice users will still be able to send and receive texts through the app.

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10.12.15
Teen texting can be just as compulsive as gambling
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Teen texting can be just as compulsive as gambling

A study shows that teen text messaging may produce the same compulsive behavior that you see in gamblers.

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08.14.15
Breaking up is painful, so is this vertical music video
08.14.15

Breaking up is painful, so is this vertical music video

If it's been a while since you've had your heart broken, and you forgot the feelings it can provok...

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06.30.15
The 'father of SMS,' Matti Makkonen, dies at 63
06.30.15

The 'father of SMS,' Matti Makkonen, dies at 63

It's a sad day in the cellphone world. Matti Makkonen, widely considered the "father of SMS," has...

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05.30.15
Google Calendar won't send you text alerts after June 27th
05.30.15

Google Calendar won't send you text alerts after June 27th

We hope you didn't lean too heavily on Google Calendar's text message alerts in order to keep your...

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08.08.14
Carriers have to let you text 911 by the end of the year
08.08.14

Carriers have to let you text 911 by the end of the year

You've had the option of texting 911 in a handful of US cities for a couple of months, thanks in p...

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12.09.13
CyanogenMod to encrypt text messages by default with latest update
12.09.13

CyanogenMod to encrypt text messages by default with latest update

Android users worried that the government is spying on their smartphone now have a new privacy opt...

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11.29.13
Text message exploit can force your Nexus phone to reboot (updated)
11.29.13

Text message exploit can force your Nexus phone to reboot (updated)

Watch out if someone sends a flood of text messages to your Nexus phone -- they may be trying to b...

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11.21.13
US carriers no longer let premium text message services bill customers
11.21.13

US carriers no longer let premium text message services bill customers

Among the many surprise costs that annoy cellphone owners, unwanted text message service fees can...

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