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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...

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...

FCC Proposes 911 Emergency Service To Be Updated To Support Texting

11/22/2010, The FCC has proposed some major changes to the 911 emergency service as it was stressed that the technological limitations of 911 can have tragic, real-world consequences. The idea is to bring the 911 service into the modern era by allowing folks to send...

T-Mobile USA Sued For Blocking Text Messages

09/20/2010, Ez Texting, a New York-based company that helps businesses send marketing text messages has sued T-Mobile for allegedly blocking access to the T-Mobile network because one of their clients provided information on medical marijuana. Apparently T-Mobile cut...

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...

Zhiing: Location Based Messaging for All Smartphones

05/27/2009, No sign up is required to get this free downloadable application that allows users to send their location to their contacts via text (Zhiing)messages. When at a restaurant, you can send your location to a friend and he / she will receive turn-by-turn...