The Google Hangouts app for Android has been pretty awesome ever since it was updated to serve as an SMS app, but it wasn’t true integration of Hangouts and SMS. It just put them into one app, separating them between different pages. However, with this latest update, true integration has come. SMS and Hangout conversations ... Read More »
Having friends and family abroad used to make communication difficult. But with the rise of services like Skype, Hangouts, and WhatsApp, it’s easier than ever and absolutely free. A simple call or message can be done over WiFi or mobile data to the other side of the world, and neither of you have to pay ... Read More »
During Google’s ‘A Morning with Google+’ livestream this morning some fantastic announcements were made regarding the Google Hangouts app. Here are the new features:
Finally. I think we’ve been waiting for this for a LONG TIME. Finally, we’ll be able to just have one app where we can write to phones and computers ... Read More »
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I mentioned in my thoughts at the bottom of the post a beef I had with Emu and not being able to copy text from the SMS. Well, Dave Feldman, the Co-Founder of Emu responded in the comments section and said you can copy text. In Android you typically need to long press text ... Read More »
Google may have just launched their new messaging app Hangouts yesterday, but we’re already hearing what’s next for the service. According to Google Plus’ community manager of Hangouts and Chat, Dori Storbeck, SMS integration will be making its way to Hangouts soon.
While Hangouts did solve some of the problems surrounding Google’s various messaging services, ... Read More »
Two ex-Googlers have announced today the release of an application that will allow Android users to view and send SMS or MMS messages without needing to be near their Android smartphone. Previously in beta testing as a Chrome extension, MightyText has now added a web application that allows you to connect virtually any browser up ... Read More »
Facebook has just announced the release of Facebook Messenger, a new application for Android devices that aims to simplify and quicken the exchange of messages between you and Facebook friends or individuals in your phone’s contact list.
Facebook Messenger is essentially an alternative SMS application that attempts to differentiate itself by adding integration with the ... Read More »
Many Sprint users are experiencing a text-messaging outage this afternoon, with users reporting receiving an error 2128 code when attempting to send a text message. Several users are apparently still able to receive messages, but the issue prevents users from sending messages to recipients. This outage appears to be widespread, as several users on Read More »
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Handcent SMS is a great messaging replacement application and can be made as useful as the user wishes.