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EndlessJabber Lets Android Users Send And Receive Texts Remotely

EndlessJabber is a new Android app, which enables users to send and receive SMS/MMS messages from any PC, tablet, web browser or XMPP client. The folks behind it are currently raising funds through KickStarter. Here’s why you might find the app useful: if you frequently use other devices such as a PC at work, laptop in class, tablet on the …

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Square Cash Adds Ability To Text Money To People

Square introduced Square Cash last fall, enabling people to send money to one another using a simple email. Now, you can also send money by texting. The company announced today that it has released an update to the mobile app versions (Android and iOS) that lets you make a payment with a text message. “The update adds the ability to …

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Facebook Is At Least Trying To Make The Android Experience Better

The Facebook experience on Android devices is notoriously bad. A little too often, things just don’t work like you’d want them to. Facebook realizes this. Last month, reports came out that Facebook began forcing employees to use the Android app, so they can work on making it better. Earlier this month, Facebook improved the Android SDK. Now, with a new …

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Fan Sues Pittsburg Penguins Over Texts

An NHL fan is suing the Pittsburg Penguins over what he thinks are excessive text messages sent by the club as part of a promotional campaign. Fred Weiss says that he signed up to recieve texts that included special offers on ticket prices, and important developments like trades and breaking news. He says that he began receiving texts in excess …

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Facebook Creating Decline In Text Usage?

Although texting seems to be the preferred mode of communication these days–especially with the teenage demographic–a new study shows that it might be taking a hit from messaging services, especially Facebook’s. A telecommunications consulting firm called Strand Consult is behind the study, which was released on Friday and shows a marked decline in text use in the last year. They …

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Using Cellphones to Lie and Cheat [Infographic]

This next infographic comes to us from Online-Education.Net and it reveals some pretty interesting facts about deception and cellphones. Since almost everybody, including young children, has a cellphone now, it is a more relevant topic than ever. What’s going on with cellphones that make us so prone to cheat using them? For one thing, there’s no face to face contact. …

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Free Texting Is Cutting Into Profits

For years text messaging has been a cash cow for mobile communication providers. Some people pay for an unlimited plan, others have a cap on their texts. If you go over or don’t have a plan, you pay by the text and that can cost anywhere from .5 to .25 cents per text. Either way, it has been a real …

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