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Carrier messaging downward trend continues

11/12/2012, Text messaging over mobile carriers are going through tough times – in fact, for the first time in years, US text messaging actually went down in the third quarter of 2012, and this could very well be attributed mainly to services such as iMessage...

Swimming coach jailed due to oversight in SMS recipients

10/02/2012, I am quite sure that some of us have ended up doing some absent minded things in the past, where among them include locking our car keys in the car itself, doing the same for house keys, and perhaps even walking into a room to take something only to...

Woman texted her way down a cliff in Alaska

09/27/2012, Have you ever texted or played a game on your smartphone while walking? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would do well to take heed the moral of this story. Apparently, a lady was too busy texting on her handset, and when she tried to...

Iran censors “dollar” in text messages

09/10/2012, Iran has had issues with the Internet in the past, and this time around, the world of text messages has been affected by Iranian policies as well. With the Iranian currency (rial) dropping to a new record low against the US dollar today, shedding nearly...

SMS alerts you of an incoming missile attack

08/17/2012, If you were to reside in a war torn country, or perhaps one that has a very high probability of an incoming attack happening at any time of the day, then it makes perfect sense for the government in power to be able to do its part in protecting their...

Music2Text uses SMS as a music distribution platform

07/19/2012, We typically don’t associate SMS and music distribution, but that’s exactly what Music2Text aims to do: use the most universal mobile phone communications building block (after voice) to sell and share music. The whole system is based on...

Get a personalized SMS embroidered on your shawl

05/31/2012, Raw Color is involved in a fair number of projects, but the latest one which was presented at the Salone del Mobile last month, sporting a Cryptographer which is capable of reimagining the digital transmission scene as it can create patterns of code on...

JaxtrSMS lets you send free text messages to any phone

11/22/2011, Do you have a lot of friends who might be living overseas? Short of chatting with them online via instant messenger services, you could always send them a text message although that might cost you quite a bit in international SMS fees. That’s where...

Share photos on Twitter via text messages

09/21/2011, While I don’t have any official figures, it’s safe to say that most people who use Twitter probably access the social network via an app on their smartphones. But there probably is a significant amount of folks out there who are accessing...

Texting and driving do not mix

08/19/2011, We all know that it is not wise to mix texting and driving together – after all, you cannot split your concentration both ways and be 100% sure that you will be able to arrive at your destination without causing any harm to people around you –...

iPod SMS Capability with textPlus

08/18/2011, iPod SMS: application that enables free and unlimited SMS (in the U.S and Canada) for devices that normally don't have access to SMS

Facebook Messenger Stand-Alone Chat App

08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook