We had known this was coming, but as of today you'll be able to get in contact with emergency services by texting 911. This is the "Text-to-911" setup and for now there is support coming from the four major US carriers to include
Starting May 15, all four major US carriers will be implementing the new Text-to-911 program. This new way of asking for assistance via SMS aims to address situations where it would be difficult to use the usual 911 voice call.
BlackBerry has already mentioned that Channels and Voice Calling would be heading to the Android version of BBM in 2014. But while the timeline has remained fairly open and generic, it does appear that progress is being made. A
With the ongoing concerns over privacy, messaging has become a point of contention for some. Even services that don’t keep messages on their servers, like Snapchat, are prone to requests for data. Though the transparency is
We had already known BlackBerry was planning to have BBM preinstalled on some Android handsets. A news release arrived back in late-November that mentioned how BBM will “soon come preinstalled on a variety of Android based
It seems BlackBerry is going to go the preinstalled route with BBM. Coming by way of a recently issued press release, BlackBerry has said the BBM messaging app will "soon come preinstalled on a variety of Android based
The day has finally arrived and Facebook is now making available its long-tested new features for Android and iOS. Once the update hits users, they will be greeted not only with a fresh new look but with the ability to send
Google unveiled Hangouts v2.0 during the "Morning with Google+" event that took place last month. Vic Gundotra detailed what could be expected with the updated Hangouts release at the time, but in the end, that event served more
Google announced some updates to Hangouts at the Morning with Google+ event earlier in the week. At the time we learned what we can expect with the update, though there wasn't much in terms of when we could expect it to arrive.