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Swedish postal service looks to SMS instead of stamps

03/07/2011, Sweden, the land that brought you the safest cars around as well as flat packed furniture, might soon pave the way for the future of postal service – the country’s postal service is mulling over the possibility of letting customers pay for...

SMS thwarts suicide bomber’s attempt

01/27/2011, Egyptian officials might want to get a whiff of this news after blocking off the Internet as well as mobile phone services (that means calls and SMSes) from the masses – an unexpected and unwanted SMS from a telecommunications company actually...

Send a text to open a door

01/24/2011, Are you the kind of person who is always leaving keys at home or at the office and constantly find yourself stuck out of the house? Well don’t worry, because traditional keys will soon be a thing of the past. Someone managed to build an unlocking...

Over 7 trillion SMS to be sent in 2011, according to research

12/30/2010, Ever wonder how many texts messages (SMS) are being sent every year? Well, according to ABI Research, the estimated number of SMS messages that will be sent in 2011 will be 7 trillion. The figures include other similar methods such as SMS, MMS, mobile...

New cellular system in Israel alerts citizens of missile attack

11/08/2010, Israel Defense Forces will announce a spanking new cellular system which is smart enough to alert citizens in the event of a missle attack – at the cost of $7.5 million upwards. Of course, what is that investment when you compare it against the...

Motorola To Fix Droid X Text Messaging Error

09/27/2010, This isn’t the most ideal situation for Motorola the moment. First it took a while for the Android 2.2 update to arrive on the Droid X, and when it did, problems started to appear, including problems with music, ringtones, and now SMS messages....

2010 LG U.S. National Texting Championship announces winner

09/21/2010, Are you the fastest thumb in the West? Find out at the 2010 LG U.S. National Texting Championship that happened in New York City, where participants will endure blindfolds, complex phrases and marathon texting throughout the entire event. Part of the...

Study Finds 72 Percent of Adults Now Texting in U.S.

09/02/2010, The number of texters have increased in America, and the latest study finds that 72 percent of adults in the U.S. are now texting. Some are citing the higher prices of a la carte pay as you go texting options and the lower prices of unlimited texting...

Digital slingshot capable of tagging buildings via SMS

07/27/2010, Now this is one crazy idea – we’re talking about a digital slingshot which isn’t capable of bringing down any Goliaths in its lifetime no matter how good a sentence you are able to compose on its nifty alphanumeric keypad, but it will be...

Microsoft Kin One and Two Pricing, Specs and Release Date

05/04/2010, We gave you an early peek at the upcoming Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two phones, and we told you that they were coming on Verizon’s network this month. Well, the time has come and we have the details about the launch, the specifications and most...

SMS to unlock in-game weapon for Splinter Cell Conviction

04/27/2010, Ubisoft has whipped up even more attention for its Splinter Cell Conviction game by unveiling a text messaging campaign that offers rewards to mobile marketing subscribers via a special in-game weapon. Relying on Twitter, Facebook and e-mail lists to get...

SMS your kitchen via Text Message

04/26/2010, Check out this futuristic kitchen concept known as Text Message that sees integrated mobile technology being included with a range of kitchen appliances, helping you operate them remotely via cellphones. For instance, you can always defrost your...

Palm webOS Hacked Via SMS

04/20/2010, If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you probably already know that Palm is having a rather bad day at the office. Next up is news that Palm’s webOS can be hacked by merely using text messaging. This is due to the fact that many of its...