Textmessaging

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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09.20.13
iOS 7: See the timestamp on every Messages bubble
09.20.13

iOS 7: See the timestamp on every Messages bubble

With iOS 7 officially out of the bag, there is no shortage of tips coming in highlighting many of th...

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08.11.13
Behind the music: the backstory of Marimba 158, the iPhone text tone
08.11.13

Behind the music: the backstory of Marimba 158, the iPhone text tone

In a fascinating post from Kelly Jacklin, the long time Apple software engineer details how he helpe...

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07.08.13
CyanogenMod tweak lets Google Voice SMS work through other apps
07.08.13

CyanogenMod tweak lets Google Voice SMS work through other apps

Many Android-based Google Voice users don't like having to use the official Google Voice app for t...

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04.23.13
Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving
04.23.13

Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving

If you thought you were driving safe when activating your voice-to-text service or starting up Sir...

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04.10.13
Zipwhip endows existing landlines with the ability to send and receive texts
04.10.13

Zipwhip endows existing landlines with the ability to send and receive texts

You might remember Zipwhip from its SMS-enabled espresso machine, but the outfit's hoping a new fe...

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