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Line2 for iOS now offers MMS support within its network, adds location sharing

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One of your favorite, dock-worthy iOS apps just got a tad bit better. We're talking 'bout Line2, who's just hit version 8.0.0 and is bringing with it a slew of long-awaited traits. Of these, the most notable is the inclusion of MMS, which now allows users to send out...
Line2 for iOS now offers MMS support within its network, adds location sharing

Apple Shows Off Panoramic Photos, Better Photo Sharing In New iPhone

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Apple is showing off the new iPhone 5 camera this morning, which is essentially the same as the iPhone 4S’s camera, but packed into thinner housing. The camera offers an 8-megapixel sensor, a 5-element lens and f/2.4 aperture, and it includes a dynamic low light mode and 40% faster image capture. But the...
Apple Shows Off Panoramic Photos, Better Photo Sharing In New iPhone
Apple brags: sells 365 million iOS devices, 140 million iMessage users

Cloud-based Telco Disruptor Twilio Adds 5 More Markets Plus Local Numbers In 4 As It Preps A Move Into Asia

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Twilio, the startup that lets developers incorporate cloud-based voice and messaging services directly into mobile and web apps via a series of APIs, continues to scale up its business — crucial to how the company will make money on its low-cost service in the longer term. Today, Twilio added five...
Cloud-based Telco Disruptor Twilio Adds 5 More Markets Plus Local Numbers In 4 As It Preps A Move Into Asia
NASA discovers portals (but don’t book your ticket yet)

Review: BrowserTexting works fine for SMS in a browser, but so do free options

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Texting from a desktop browser is a sight easier than from a phone. Android phone owners have several options, such as MobiTexter and MightyText. BrowserTexting ($10, 30-day free trial) is a two-part solution that includes an app that you install on your phone and a Web app that you...
Review: BrowserTexting works fine for SMS in a browser, but so do free options

Comcast sues Sprint over network patents

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Comcast has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Sprint in a Pennsylvania court, accusing the latter of violating several patents related to wireless network technology. The suit centers around four patents that were issued between 1999 and 2010, covering technology ranging from backhaul to USB modems and MMS/SMS messaging systems.......
Comcast sues Sprint over network patents

Nokia Lumia 610 hands-on (video)

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Nokia's stand at Mobile World Congress is more of a city than a dingy old booth -- it's absolutely massive, and full of Lumias and PureViews and Ashas (oh my!). As we continue to dissect the entire thing, our adventure has taken us to the Lumia 610. This particular...
Nokia Lumia 610 hands-on (video)

Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead

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As an iPhone or iPad user knows, it's all too easy to accidentally delete information from your device simply by touching the screen the wrong way. And once that data is gone, it's gone for good--unless you have Wondershare's Dr. Fone, a $100 program (free feature-limited demo) that proved...
Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead

Apple Invents Custom Vibration Notification System for iDevices

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Today a user is able to assign a custom ringtone to a list of various contacts found in their address book. In fact, custom ringtones can apply to SMS/MMS messages, email and calendar events to audibly inform the user of an underlying notification or alert. Today, a new patent application...
Apple Invents Custom Vibration Notification System for iDevices

Google's Hangouts service will rival iMessage with support for SMS, Google Play listing reveals

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Support for SMS was one of the notable omissions from Google Hangouts, the cross-platform messaging service that launched at the Google I/O event yesterday, but it appears the absence is only temporary according to details within the Google Play store. Included within the list of permissions for Hangouts for Android are requests to...
Google's Hangouts service will rival iMessage with support for SMS, Google Play listing reveals

MightyText adds photo and video sync, offers auto uploads from your Android device to computer

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Ever since its official introduction two years ago, MightyText has seemed to expand its laundry list of features on an annual basis. Today is no exception, as the company is now adding "iCloud-like" syncing to its web app. As a refresher, MightyText acts as a client that syncs information...
MightyText adds photo and video sync, offers auto uploads from your Android device to computer

Mogreet Nabs $4.1M For An Easy Way To Share Rich Media To Any Mobile Device

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Mogreet, a Los Angeles-based mobile video marketing startup, is today announcing that it has raised $4.1 million in strategic capital. The round was led by Black Diamond Ventures, with participation from existing investors, including DFJ Frontier, Ascend Ventures, Bryant Park Ventures, and Draper Associates. The new infusion of capital brings...
Mogreet Nabs $4.1M For An Easy Way To Share Rich Media To Any Mobile Device
LG's QuickMemo coming soon to all L7, L5, and L3 phones

Twitter Acquires Cloudhopper, Looks To Become Highest Volume SMS Program Worldwide

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Twitter announced this morning its acquisition of Cloudhopper, a startup it hopes will help it "become one of the highest volume SMS programs in the world." As Twitter notes in its blog post, the service was originally born on the back of SMS and the move looks to further emphasize...
Twitter Acquires Cloudhopper, Looks To Become Highest Volume SMS Program Worldwide

Six3 wants to shake up cross-platform video messaging

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iPhone app looking to provide a friendlier alternative to MMSApps including Skype, Tango and Apple's FaceTime have brought the buzz back to live video-chatting, with the availability of fast Wi-Fi networks making the idea much more appealing than the early days of 3G-powered video calls. But how about mobile video...
Six3 wants to shake up cross-platform video messaging
Windows Phone 'Tango' screenshots leak, reveal MMS improvements and memory limitations
NYPD And Apple Team Up To Stop iThing Theft In NYC
Leaked Windows Phone ‘Tango’ images reveal new details

Instant messenger app IM+ raises $10M

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Shape, the company behind online instant messenger service IM+, announced Monday it has raised $10 million from Russian brokerage firm Finam. IM+ is an online instant messenger and mobile app that connects with many instant messaging services including AOL instant messenger, Jabber, Skype, Google Chat, and Facebook Chat. You can send instant messenges...
Instant messenger app IM+ raises $10M

CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

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The CTIA wants you to know that Americans used 123 percent more wireless data in 2011 than 2010, but the wireless industry’s lobby apparently doesn’t want you to know exactly how that translates in any way a normal person understands. Instead the folks decided to use an overly complicated real...
CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

Comcast sues Sprint with patent infringement, says two can play that game

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Pro tip: when suing the pants off another company for patent infringement, it's a good idea to make sure you're not violating any of that same company's intellectual property. That's the lesson we imagine Sprint is learning at this very moment. Just two months after it filed a lawsuit...
Comcast sues Sprint with patent infringement, says two can play that game

Google in talks to integrate Voice with carriers other than Sprint

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Up until now only Android users on Sprint have had the luxury of integrating Google Voice into their main cell service. Due to a partnership with Google last year, users can enable Google Voice on their existing Sprint number providing them with access to better rates on international calling, visual...
Google in talks to integrate Voice with carriers other than Sprint

Internet tethering update rolling out to Nokia Lumia 710 and 800C devices

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Nokia promised last month that it was planning to issue an update for its Lumia 710 and 800 devices to enable the Internet Sharing feature of Windows Phone "soon." It appears that a firmware update is now available for some Lumia 710 and 800C (Chinese variant) users. Nokiapoweruser claims...
Internet tethering update rolling out to Nokia Lumia 710 and 800C devices
Passbook passes via MMS on the way for Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon customers
Windows Phone Tango update rolling out to Verizon HTC Trophy handsets

When Words Fail, Text an Animated GIF

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Think emojis are fun? Now you can send messages that move. A new iPhone app called MyFaceWhen makes it fast and easy to record and send video in the form of animated GIFs attached to text messages.  We've had multimedia messages (MMS) for years, and we're used to static images showing up...
When Words Fail, Text an Animated GIF

We Still Have Unlimited SMS

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AT&T recently announced changes to their data plans, eliminating the unlimited data plans and replacing them with tiered plans offering up to 2GB of data per month. Yet AT&T still offers unlimited messaging, including SMS and MMS. Thus, there is a mechanism to game the system. IP via SMS SMS...
We Still Have Unlimited SMS
Viber 2.3 For BlackBerry Launches With Emoticons, Revamped UI, And Promises Of VoIP Calling By April

New service delivers passes for Apple's Passbook via text message

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Users of Apple's Passbook feature for iOS have a new option for getting tickets, coupons, and more delivered to their devices, as Skycore has launched support for cross-carrier delivery of Passbook passes by MMS.    ...
New service delivers passes for Apple's Passbook via text message
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