Next time your date cancels by SMS, be suspicious. Because a new study suggests that people lie more often when they communicate by text compared to face-to-face conversations or speaking on the phone. More »
This seems to be the week for great new text editors. First, we had Desk , a new minimalist Mac writing environment that works great with many blogging platforms including WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Facebook,and more. I liked its totally distraction-free UI, the ability to use Markdown and some built-in text ornamentation tools interchangeably, and one-click quick publishing to WordPress.
Facebook’s WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, is getting a security upgrade. WhatsApp messages on Android phones are now encrypted all the way through the transmission process and on their own servers using respected, open-source encryption techniques developed by Open Whisper Systems.iOS and other platforms are soon to follow.
More good news from Verizon : the 4G LTE versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is now available. The Android tablet that boasts of a super high-resolution screen can now be enjoyed with fast mobile Internet from the Bid Red, of course, for a price. The Galaxy Tab S 10.
More people are ditching cable and turning to video streaming services, according to Nielsen, and following the trend is an increase in the number of shows -- including original content -- available through places like Netflix.
Well, we finally know the secret to Mark Zuckerberg’s success: He wears an identical gray T-shirt every day. “I want to clear my life so I have to make as few decisions as possible beyond serving this community,” Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive, said on Thursday.Mr.
People are always looking towards to the holiday season not just to receive gifts from loved ones but to also buy new gadgets for themselves (or in younger people's case, to ask their parents for new gadgets). Verizon has just announced two new products that will vie for your wallet's attention: the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE and its slightly bigger cousin, the LG G Pad 10.0 LTE.
Everybody hates spam and wants to fight it but spamming is on the rise. An article published in WIRED reports that spammers are taking over Apple’s iMessage platform. Unfortunately, the Cupertino based company is ‘moving slowly’ to help out the ‘beleaguered users’.
Being able to read incoming SMS messages on your Google Android Wear smartwatch comes inhandy when your phone is in your bag or pocket. But if you want to send a quick reply through the watch, your only option has been to have your dictated voice message converted into text.
There are numerous instant messaging apps on the Play Store today but old school MMS via Google Voice is still available. Google Voice MMS only works over mobile carriers with MMS support. Unfortunately, not a lot of carriers are getting MMS support that's why some messages are missed.
The Android L (Lollipop? Lemon Meringue? Lime Key Pie???) is still a month or so away but already several apps have been adapting the the basic look of it. Textra SMS, an alternative messaging app for your Android device, is the first one among the apps of the same ilk to have adapted Android L’s Material Design and from the looks of it, it is indeed a beauty.
We all probably have a friend or two with an iPhone who chooses to leave their "read receipts" on so you can tell when they've read a text. A lot of people think read receipts are the worst , which is why it's great that Apple allows you to turn them off. Facebook, however, does not.
Pushbullet has pushed yet another update for its Windows app version. This was after Quick Action support subscribing to Channels , and Play Store beta program were added to the program and a week after the Windows app was also updated with a better user interface.Still in beta mode, the Windows app now includes full SMS support.
Google's recently launched Inbox mail app for iOS is still in its public beta phase, but after using it for a few weeks it's obvious the app is on its way to becoming something special. That is, if you're in the app's target demographic.
Garmin International is launching new fitness products and a hands-free navigation device at the CES in Las Vegas: the Vivoactive smartwatch, Vivofit 2, Style Collection, and the Epix. The first three models are ideal for those health buffs and fitness enthusiasts and the last one is a first-of-its-kind hands-free navigation device.
There are probably thousands of productivity apps available on Google Play Store. We can't feature all of them because only a few are worth our attention and can be considered really useful. The C Notice app for Android is one program that allows the user to keep track of everything important.
Finally, T-Mobile will disclose more accurate mobile speed test for the benefit of the subscribers. The mobile carrier recently agreed with FCC to make sure results of speed tests done are real and true. Accuracy is what people who can’t live without Internet connection want and a recent development will hopefully bring the correct information to subscribers who simply want the truth.