text messaging

Yahoo intros new Livetext Video Chat app

I used to think that texting won’t be further advanced but we’ve seen in recent months that it can still be enhanced. With the introduction of various instant messaging apps that work over WiFi or cellular Internet, mobile communication rapidly changed. Before, it’s okay to just have access to a cellular network to make a voice call or send text but now, 3G or 4G connection is very much a necessity.

SMS+ schedules, protects, customizes messages

There are a lot of messaging apps out there that sometimes makes text or SMS messaging almost obsolete. But for those who still prefer the "old-school" way of communicating with loved ones, using your phone's default app can sometimes seem too boring. Fortunately, you always have an app to make it more exciting. One of the newest ones available for Android devices is SMS+ and it brings a whole lot of features that your smartphone's built-in app will not be able to do.

Google rolls out new Messenger app

After the main Google app and Google Keyboard are updated, here’s a new Messenger app from Google. This is a new app that is meant for SMS messaging so you can stay in touch with family and friends all the time. This also allows MMS messaging to any phone, as well as, group texts. If you still want to share more media, you can do so and send photos, audio messages, and videos.

Apple facing yet another lawsuit for iMessage issues

Just the other day, Apple released an official fix for ex-iMessage users. These new Android fans reportedly are experiencing problems in receiving text messages on numbers that were previously registered on iMessage. With the new tool, you can deregister your old number and completely forget about iMessage.

Ex-iPhone users can now deregister iMessage

Apple’s iMessage bug has been affecting a lot of Android users but it’s only now that the Cupertino company has finally released some fixes. Android fans who have been trying to use the iMessage have been experiencing problems especially when it comes to using their old numbers used for the messaging service. Problem was the ex-iPhone users who still wanted to use their iMessage accounts or numbers haven’t been receiving texts and messages because their cellphone number was still associated with Apple’s SMS system.

Snowball lets you read messages from many apps in one place

If you've found yourself confused by all the various messaging apps that you are now being "forced" to use (why can't all your friends and colleagues just use one app?) to communicate with various people in your life, then what you need is just one app where you can read all your incoming messages. That's the thinking behind the new app, Snowball, which is still in its beta version but may save your sanity to some extent.

Textra SMS app updated with Android Wear support

If you aren't a fan of the default Android messaging app, there are plenty of options on the Google Play store that you can choose from. One of those options is Textra SMS and the app was recently updated again. The latest update brings the app to version 2.4 and adds in a handful of new features.

goTenna lets you message from remote locations

Hiking. Camping. Going out of town. Gone are the days when you can just leave your mobile phone while doing any of these activities. Even if you don’t have data connection in the area you’re going to, you still need to have your smartphone with you, whether it’s for productivity or even just simple messaging. A new device called goTenna wants to make sure you can at least have messaging capability wherever you are.
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