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12.08.15
End texts with a period if you want to seem like a jerk
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End texts with a period if you want to seem like a jerk

Science says using proper punctuation comes off as less sincere than not using any at all.

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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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07.29.15
Yahoo's Livetext is a messaging app for the Snapchat generation
07.29.15

Yahoo's Livetext is a messaging app for the Snapchat generation

Yahoo's Livetext app pairs video with one-on-one text conversations. There's no sound, though, so you'll have to rely on old-fashioned typing and facial expressions to get the point across.

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07.22.15
T-Mobile delivers iMessage-style texting, starting with Samsung phones
07.22.15

T-Mobile delivers iMessage-style texting, starting with Samsung phones

T-Mobile's Advanced Messaging brings features like read receipts, larger images and more to regular texting conversations.

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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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05.29.15
Apple offers a quick workaround for nasty iOS messaging bug
05.29.15

Apple offers a quick workaround for nasty iOS messaging bug

We already know Apple is working on a fix for a recently discovered texting bug that can render yo...

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05.12.15
VR game 'SMS Racing' trivializes texting while driving
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VR game 'SMS Racing' trivializes texting while driving

Texting while driving is against the law and it can put you and other people on the road in seriou...

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04.29.15
Android's built-in texting app lets you reply from notifications
04.29.15

Android's built-in texting app lets you reply from notifications

Hangouts may be Android's star messaging app at the moment, but Google is still willing to show it...

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