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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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iOS 8 SMS Continuity Feature Will Be Available Next Month

iOS 8 SMS Continuity Feature Will Be Available Next Month SMS Continuity brings an iMessage-like infrastructure to messages that are not processed through iMessage

Sep 13 2014, 2:12pm CDT

Fleksy brings a messaging app to the Gear 2 smartwatch

Fleksy brings a messaging app to the Gear 2 smartwatch The app delivers a diminutive yet fully-featured predictive keyboard capable of accessing your SMS conversations and contacts

Jun 18 2014, 3:12pm CDT

Alibaba invests in Tango

Alibaba invests in Tango SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tango is joining the conga line of mobile messaging services that have turned into hot commodities as more people use them to communicate and share photos, music and other content. China's Alibaba...

Mar 20 2014, 8:33am CDT

Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems

Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems The mobile revolution in the emerging world saw a spike of SMS-based applications to “solve” development problems: lack of sanitation, access to financial services, education, and more.  Yes, there are more cell...

Feb 20 2014, 8:36am CST

How Publishers Can Push For Reader Attention

How Publishers Can Push For Reader Attention I am obsessed with the disruption of media delivery. When Hitched was first conceived we were going to produce a print and online product—this was in the early 2000s when print was already beginning its downward slide—I...

Feb 11 2014, 6:43am CST

BlackBerry BB10 Update Brings New Hub Features and more

BlackBerry BB10 Update Brings New Hub Features and more The Canadian tech. giant and Smartphone maker BlackBerry Inc. on Tuesday had introduced an update for their BB10 operating system, bringing with it about “hundreds” of enhancements for the owners of their Z10, Z30, Q5 and the Q10 handsets.

Feb 9 2014, 3:29am CST

Are Messaging Apps Killing Twitter?

Are Messaging Apps Killing Twitter? Despite strong revenue and better than expected earnings, Twitter delivered a jaw-dropping decline in timeline views between 3Q and 4Q of 2013. The most fascinating aspect of the sequential plunge was that it cut across...

Feb 5 2014, 7:23pm CST

Security Alert: The Alarming Lifecycle Of American SMS Spam

Security Alert: The Alarming Lifecycle Of American SMS Spam Detailed graphics, blowing wide open the alarming way text message (SMS) spam spreads across the U.S., have prompted chief information officers at telecoms firms to start taking aggressive preventative action. The...

Jan 27 2014, 10:05am CST

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Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies? The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that...

Jan 14 2014, 7:36pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Fortress Security Store (TM) GSM-A Wireless Cellular GSM Home Security Alarm System Auto Dial System (DIY Kit) at $199.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Fortress Security Store (TM) GSM-A Wireless Cellular GSM Home Security Alarm System Auto Dial System (DIY Kit) at $199.99 Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.

Dec 22 2013, 1:00am CST

Three UK Offers Free Roaming in the USA

Three UK Offers Free Roaming in the USA The mobile provider Three has introduced free roaming in the United States for its UK consumer base. In other words, data storage, text messaging and calls will be free of charge in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. Three extends its Feel At Home proposition to 11 destinations around the world including the USA, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Macau.

Dec 4 2013, 5:38am CST

Google Nexus Phones Liable to Malfunction Due to SMS Attacks

Google Nexus Phones Liable to Malfunction Due to SMS Attacks Google Nexus phones are vulnerable to malfunction due to repeated SMS attacks. This flaw in the devices has become an issue that Google is looking to fix for the sake of its valued clientele.

Nov 30 2013, 10:05am CST

US Carriers to Put an End to Cramming Charges

US Carriers to Put an End to Cramming Charges Top three US mobile carriers, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, have decided to combine forces and put an end to cramming charges. All spam that costs customers will be eliminated in an effort to clean up the text messaging environment.

Nov 22 2013, 6:09am CST

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Google Announced SMS for Hangouts A web event was held by Google to discuss some new features being brought to their social networking platform. One of the biggest things that they had glossed over early on was SMS support finally coming to Hangouts.

Nov 7 2013, 4:30am CST

TextNow Mobile Phone Service is Launched for as Low as $18.99 per Month

TextNow Mobile Phone Service is Launched for as Low as $18.99 per Month Enflick's TextNow has launched new mobile phone service with three different monthly plans. 500MB Tall, 1GB Grande and 2Gb Venti monthly plans are offered for $18.99, $26.99 and $39.99 respectively with unlimited texting & incoming calls.

Aug 6 2013, 4:14pm CDT

ZACT: First-Ever Smart Mobile Service with Parental Control

ZACT: First-Ever Smart Mobile Service with Parental Control ZACT launches today its brand new first ever smart wireless service. Based on its own Mobile Virtual Network Operator, ZACT has no-contract plans for its wireless service. Zact gives a new way to bill mobile consumers with parental control facility.

May 13 2013, 10:11am CDT

Google Discontinued SMS Search Quitely

Google Discontinued SMS Search Quietly Google has shut sown its SMS search service for mobile users who do not have data plans. It means that the search facility that Google offers for those who do not owes a smartphone, is now discontinued.

May 13 2013, 4:02am CDT

SMS now outpaced by chat apps

SMS now outpaced by chat apps Step back! The chat apps are taking over! According to a study, popular chat apps like WhatsApp and Viber are beginning to overtake SMS by the billions.

Apr 30 2013, 12:44am CDT

BlueAnt Lets Hands-Free Users Talk, Check SMS, Browse Internet

BlueAnt Lets Hands-Free Users Talk, Check SMS, Browse Internet There's a new Bluetooth hands-free device for your car that goes beyond traditional hands-free solutions by literally removing any requirement to look at the handset or hardly push any buttons. The S4, by Bluetooth...

May 17 2010, 11:43am CDT

Pantech and AT&T Unveil Link Mobile

Pantech and AT&T Unveil Link Mobile Pantech and AT...

Apr 13 2010, 5:41am CDT

Apple iPhone got hacked, SMS Database extracted on a Web page in Pwn2Own 2010 Contest Apple's operating systems have the aura of security and safety against viruses and hacker attacks. The reality is a bit different and the Apple OS X and the iPhone OS are also vulnerable to attacks. An impressive...

Mar 25 2010, 2:25am CDT

ASiQ Debuts Bluetooth Access Point for Aircraft

ASiQ Debuts Bluetooth Access Point for Aircraft We have been talking about the new WiFi access gear for commercial and private aircraft for a while now. WiFi on commercial flights is very common today after debuting a few years back. A company called ASIQ has now...

Mar 8 2010, 9:00am CST

Nuance Voice Control Automotive Platform Unveiled

Nuance Voice Control Automotive Platform Unveiled Nuance has been in the voice control and recognition business for a long time. The company is most familiar to many with its line of Dragon Naturally Speaking software that lets users skip the keyboard and speak what...

Feb 2 2010, 7:00am CST

Globaltel Media Wants To Change Your SMS At CES 2010

Globaltel Media Wants To Change Your SMS At CES 2010 SMS messages are what I use to talk to people who don't have smartphones. Everyone else has a mobile messenger client. Outside of chatting with my luddite friends, I've never had any real use for SMS messages over email...

Dec 22 2009, 9:53am CST

China Mobile first to Sell Dell Mini 3i Smartphone

China Mobile first to Sell Dell Mini 3i Smartphone Dell has announced that China Mobile has become the first wireless provider in the world to offer its Mini 3i smartphone. The Mini 3i is built on the OPhone platform and the Mobile Market platform. It will come in...

Nov 23 2009, 2:00pm CST

T-Mobile Project Dark Is $50 Everything Unlimited Plan?

T-Mobile Project Dark Is $50 Everything Unlimited Plan? Yesterday we reported about a rumor that T-Mobile USA has something big coming up on October 25th called Project Black. Apparently it is really called Project Dark inside T-Mobile. BoyGenius got some info from a...

Oct 10 2009, 4:59am CDT

Sprint Offers

Sprint Offers If you roll with Sprint, they've just started offering a deal that you might want to look into. According to Boy Genius the "Any Mobile, Anytime" plan will offer unlimited minutes to any US mobile for just $69.99/month...

Sep 10 2009, 9:50am CDT

SMS Vulnerability for iPhone To Be Revealed.

SMS Vulnerability for iPhone To Be Revealed. Today, at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, cybersecurity researchers will reveal a crucial vulnerability in the iPhone. This SMS-related weakness could apparently allow hackers to gain control of any iPhone in the...

Jul 30 2009, 12:20pm CDT

Text Messages can Hijack your iPhone and Windows Phone Today at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas researchers Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner will demonstrate how to hijack an iPhone via text messages. Apparently they found a big security hole in the...

Jul 30 2009, 2:01am CDT

O2 Users get Text Twitter Updates for Free O2 and Twitter have just agreed to a deal that will allow O2 users to get free message alerts from the Twitter sire when they receive direct messages or @ replies to Tweets. The messages are displayed in SMs form and...

Jul 14 2009, 6:36am CDT

Husqvarna Automower 260 ACX mows Lawn and sends SMS

Husqvarna Automower 260 ACX mows Lawn and sends SMS Husqvarna unveiled a new robotic lawnmower that has a GSM phone integrated to send SMSes to you when it wants to talk. I am sure you can hook it up to a Twitter account with some DIY hacking: "Just started to mow the...

Apr 23 2009, 7:50am CDT

T-Mobile suffered major Network Outage in Germany Carrier T-Mobile suffered a major network outage in Germany yesterday afternoon. Millions of customers could not use their cell phones for about 3 hours. T-Mobile is the exclusive Apple partner for the iPhone in Germany...

Apr 22 2009, 2:42am CDT

Cherple Offers Free PC to Cell SMS Text Messaging

Cherple Offers Free PC to Cell SMS Text Messaging Cherple is a new free two-way text messaging application that is in use in 126 countries and has almost 10 million users since its launch in January. The application is used online at the Cherple website and allows any...

Apr 21 2009, 8:00am CDT

Vodafone to offer its Customers Twitter SMS Updates Personally I’ve never been one to understand all the hype surrounding the social networking craze, Facebook and Myspace have all passed me by but now if you are really into your “tweets”, @replies and you’re a Vodafone...

Mar 29 2009, 10:15am CDT

AT&T Offers Pantech Breeze in Black

AT&T Offers Pantech Breeze in Black Pantech makes lots of lower cost handsets for AT...

Feb 26 2009, 10:00am CST

Bug Labs announces new BUGmodules at CES 2009

Bug Labs announces new BUGmodules at CES 2009 Bug Labs announces five new BUGmodules that will be exhibited at the CES 2009. The five new BUGmodules are comprised of the BUGprojector (yes, yet another Pico Projector), BUGsound, BUG3g GSM, BUGwifi, and BUGbee....

Jan 7 2009, 3:00pm CST

Boss cited as Reason Commuters Read Email and Drive Says Study

Boss cited as Reason Commuters Read Email and Drive Says Study A study commissioned by IMS Inc, the makers of the hands free iLane device, has found that 32% of Americans and 23% of Canadians surveyed claim that it is important to their balance between work and home life to be able...

Nov 24 2008, 6:16am CST

OneSimCard Launches GPRS International SIM Card

OneSimCard Launches GPRS International SIM Card OneSimCard has launched a new international sim card that features GPRS service. Using the sim card, GPRS data service will be available to users without having to subscribe to additional data plans. OneSimCard says...

Aug 26 2008, 1:00pm CDT