Guest Post While mobile messaging apps have skyrocketed over the past few years, we’re still waiting to see a dominant leader emerge in the space, as Facebook did with social networking.
Remind101 uses an old parenting trick to get kids to study — take something they love (like texting), and turn it to your advantage.
How do you stand out from the plethora messaging apps out there? For Chorus.im, it’s by aiming for something more than just a messaging app.
SnapChat secures a hefty investment from Benchmark Capital to support the viral growth of its now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t photo sharing app.
To squash in-car texting, AT&T aims to turn to man’s best friend.
With donations by text, say hello to the future of political fundraising.
In a statement sent to media outlets yesterday, Apple said it takes security very seriously, but it directs users to use Apple’s own iMessage service instead of texting.
While dedicated hackers can be an annoyance to companies like Apple, they can sometimes be helpful when it comes to digging up potentially devastating security vulnerabilities.
Mobile content usage spanning everything from downloading apps to browser and social network usage continues to escalate, but nothing is taking off quite like texting.
There are 91.4 million people in the United States who use smartphones, according to a new report by comScore, but how are they using their phones? Texting, app usage and listening to music top the charts.
Parents: I hope you bought your teen an unlimited texting and data plan to go with that new cell phone, otherwise you’re in for a scary surprise come bill time.
Google has been placing a lot of emphasis on its virtual keyboard for Android, and a lot of the recent changes have been inspired by startup SwiftKey.
Samsung is getting ready to launch a new mobile messaging service called ChatON.
Google’s newest social network, Google+, features group chats for its mobile app (on Android and iOS) and in-browser video conferencing. They aren’t new ideas, but the execution for both is top-notch and they are useful for both businesses and typical consumers.
Voice and text messaging provider Bubble Motion today announced it has pulled in $10 million in a second round of funding, as the company attempts to work on new tools for 800 million available mobile users.
TextPlus, an application that lets groups send text messages to each other for free, just got an early present from Apple in the form of an approved and live version 4.4 application.
A much craved-for feature by mobile users, microblogging platform Twitter has finally taken notice and added push notifications for mentions to your username (dubbed @mentions) in its iPhone and iPad apps, as well as through SMS.
Facebook can’t remind us enough that its new messaging service, announced today, isn’t an email killer. Instead, it’s an all-encompassing messaging system that works across Facebook chat, email, and text messages.
The great thing about Google Voice is how easy it makes my phoning.