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Apple finally offers tool for fixing lost messages issue for Android switchers

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 10, 2014
Apple is finally fixing a problem that caused text messages to stop reaching users who switched from iOS to Android or other mobile platforms.
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Apple partially fixed the issue that was making life hard for Android switchers

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 22, 2014
The issue, which surfaced as early as 2011, prevents text messages sent to some former iOS users from reaching their intended recipients. Apple has moved to fix the issue that prevented its support staff from manually fixing the issue for affected users.
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Samsung user sues Apple over lost messages after switching to Android

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 17, 2014
The problem happens when Apple fails to de-register phone numbers from its iMessage database, and attempts to forward texts to iMessage, even if the user no longer has access to the service. In some cases, this leads to loss of messages.
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The best SMS apps for Android

by: Joe HindyMarch 18, 2014
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.
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Popular chat service Viber acquired by Japan’s Rakuten for $900 million

by: Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 14, 2014
Japanese ecommerce and Internet giant Rakuten will acquire Viber, the cross-platform messaging service, for $900 million.
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What is SMS and how does it work?

by: Rob TriggsOctober 13, 2013
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?
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Google Glass may no longer need to pair up to your Android phone for some features to work

by: Brad WardMay 3, 2013
Google Glass may no longer need to pair up to your Android phone in order for turn-by-turn navigation and text messaging to work in the future. Read on to find out more!
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Voice-to-text might be just as distracting as traditional texting

by: Nate SwannerApril 23, 2013
A new study suggests that even voice input while driving is just as distracting as texting. When it comes to reaction time, those drivers using voice-to-text still took about twice as long to react versus drivers who weren’t distracted, which was the same slow reaction time as traditional texting.
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Text messaging turns 20 today, makes us all look old

by: AdrianDecember 3, 2012
The world’s first ever text was sent in 1992, on December 3, by then 22-year old UK engineer Neil Papworth. The message was a short and customary “Merry Christmas” sent from a home computer to an Orbitel 901 mobile phone of one Richard Jarvis from Vodafone.
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TabletSMS: Text messaging on your tablet via your Android phone

by: Dan EvansSeptember 19, 2012

When you hear the name ClockworkMod, you instantly associate it with the custom recovery that almost all Android phones are using. Though ClockworkMod Recovery is certainly very handy, that isn’t the only thing Koushik Dutta, also known as ClockworkMod, has contributed to the Android community. ROM Manager, Bionic Recovery Bootstrap, ClockworkMod Tether (no root), and DeskSMS are just some of the apps he’s offering on the Google Play Store.

Some of you may already be familiar with his other apps, but DeskSMS, in particular, is an app worth noting because it allows users to send texts from their device’s phone number via Google Talk, Gmail, or their [...]

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