Tag: texting

Upcoming Android O to enhance SMS Authentication for most apps

We're tempted to say that SMS is already obsolete but it's not. Texting will not be replaced by instant messaging yet because not all...

Google and Telenor team up to launch RCS messaging

Google is best known as the search giant but the company has other popular products and services to offer. We won't list them down...

Rogers customers get upgraded SMS experience courtesy of Google

SMS isn't going anywhere. It may be an old technology but a lot of people still rely on it. However, it's not as widely...

Facebook Messenger app for Android now lets you send text messages

Avid users of Facebook Messenger on their Android device would be happy to know that the app has just received some significant changes. The...

Google rumored to remove SMS, MMS feature from Hangouts app

Still using Hangouts? There might be some changes to the Android app soon as there are talks that the SMS and MMS feature will...

TextSecure, RedPhone merge into one with Signal for Android

The Signal Private Messenger was first launched on the App Store, capturing the hearts of even those who were previously content with iMessage as...

Texpand lets you set shortcuts for frequently used phrases

The Copy and Paste function may not be enough because sometimes, you commit a mistake of pressing more keys that you should what with...

New Jersey seeks to penalize texting even at a stoplight

If State Senator Richard Codey has his way, soon there will be no safe place for drivers to pull out their cellphones in New...

WhatsApp reaches new daily message record of 27 billion

With the availability of cross-platform messaging apps, it seems many are looking towards those as opposed to sending messages through a carrier provided plan....

AT&T’s ‘It Can Wait’ campaign gains the support of other carriers

While we have seen campaigns against texting while driving from several of the US based mobile carriers, it looks like the four main carriers...

US traffic safety regulators release guidelines to curb in-vehicle distractions

The topic of distracted driving is often discussed in regards to texting while driving. While that may be one aspect, the truth is there...

Handsfree texting shown to be as dangerous as regular texting

When it comes to texting while driving we often hear talk of going handsfree. The general belief is that it is safer to go...