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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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04.15.15
Quit playin' 'Candy Crush' or you'll hurt yourself
04.15.15

Quit playin' 'Candy Crush' or you'll hurt yourself

Humans are bred to lie, and while police officers probably receive the bulk of our untruths, docto...

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03.22.15
Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps
03.22.15

Beyond Facebook: What you need to know about texting apps

If you live in the United States, you might've been surprised when Facebook purchased WhatsApp for...

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02.26.15
Google Search lets you Hangout directly with businesses
02.26.15

Google Search lets you Hangout directly with businesses

Want to know if that burrito is made from sustainable, organic ingredients? If you found the resta...

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01.07.15
Hangouts for iOS now shows your Google Voice messages
01.07.15

Hangouts for iOS now shows your Google Voice messages

If you rely on your iPhone for Google Voice, Hangouts just became much, much more useful. As on An...

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12.19.14
T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams
12.19.14

T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams

T-Mobile protested its innocence after the Federal Trade Commission accused it of letting text mes...

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