Last year, Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced that AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile had struck an agreement with forty-five states to stop billing for these very same Premium SMS services (or as he put it “scam artists”). Premium SMS services have been around for years and have almost always been a source of fraud. Carriers did not do anything about the fraud for years because they received a cut of the profit, often as high as 40%.
In this app list, we’ll explore the best 9 top Android apps that make free calls on Android. Whether you’re on mobile or a tablet, make some phone calls!
The stock SMS app is okay if you’re not a frequent text message user, but for those who need something better here are the best SMS apps for Android.
The world is evolving very quickly. Soon, texting will be a thing of the past. Looking to evolve early? Check out the best SMS replacement apps for Android.
A new update to Hangouts for Android brings a number of fixes to how the app handles SMS and group messages. Some users reported trouble sending and receiving MMS messages through Hangouts. This version should fix those issues, making it a more reliable app for text messaging. Read on for more details!
Security researcher Bogdan Alecu discovered a vulnerability that exposes Nexus devices to denial-of-service attacks based on a special type of SMS.
Google has announced that Android 4.4 KitKat will bring some important SMS changes, advising developers of SMS apps to prepare updates for their apps accordingly.
SMS may be one of the oldest and most commonly used methods of mobile communication, but how does a message make it from handset A to handset B?
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Final Fantasy 6, AirPlay on Android, Hangouts getting SMS, HBO shows on the Play Store, and more!
For mobile, the switch from Google Talk to Hangouts was little more than a facelift. The deeper issues reside in back-end utility, and inside desktop applications. Google Talk inside of GMail will allow for SMS or calls. Hangouts will not, currently.