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Pinch Lets Users Save on SMS/MMS Charges, Earn Prizes

Looking to save on your monthly cell phone bill but aren't sure where to start?  Affle believes they have the answer with their Pinch...

Zlango, Because Text Messages are Just Too Boring

Want to try a more unique way of messaging than using old fashioned letters and numbers?  We've got just what you need in Zlango,...

PrivacyStar Users Hit 100,000 Reports to the FTC!

PrivacyStar, an Android app and service that allows subscribers to report and block telemarketers and debt collectors who violate consumer protection laws, hit a record milestone this week for reports filed with the FTC. Users of the service made their 100,000th report to the Federal Trade Commission, helping the FTC to crack down on the almost 20% of said callers who could care less about the "no-call list" or federal protection laws for consumers.

HeyWire Brings Social Networking and Unlimited Messaging to Android

iOS users have been loving HeyWire for their unlimited messaging and social network needs, and now, it is available for Android. HeyWire is different from others in the free texting or group messaging space because it combines a bunch of features that make it easy (and free!) for users to stay in touch with their friends and family around the world.

I Was Wrong: the “Android SMS Bug” is Real

Looks like I was wrong in my previous post: the Android SMS bug appears to be real, but dependent on a very specific condition that does not exist for most users. That's why most people cannot reproduce it.Specifically, there is something about certain email-to-SMS messages that corrupts Android's SQLite database, causing unpredictable results thereafter.

The “Android SMS Bug” Does Not Exist [Updated]

Over the past week, a supposed Android bug has gotten a lot of press, both on Android-related sites and mainstream tech sites. A bug report claims that SMS messages intended for one person are getting sent to a different, unintended recipient. Worrisome to be sure, but why has Google taken no action on it, leaving it at medium priority until all the bad press this week?My guess is that they have been unable to reproduce it.

Handcent SMS

Co-written by Kara MonroeHandcent SMS is a free sms application available on the Android market. It's ad supported and offers support for both SMS...

Rogers MyAccount for Android

Rogers has shown their devotion to Android and that they see it as a serious competitor in the mobile industry. How? Approximately a week...

TextPlus Brings Free Text Messaging to Android

TextPlus, an ad-supported application which allows for free text messaging, is now available for free on the Android Market. Initially an App Store offering...

App Review: DriveSafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly is an application that will read aloud the text messages you receive while driving or doing anything that stops you from looking at...

App Review: SMS Popup

SMS Popup is one of those quiet, under-rated apps that doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. We’ve yet to see it show up on those “must have” lists that other sites and magazines put together and we can’t figure out why. It’s loaded with features that enhance your messaging options and looks every bit as good as the Google stuff that comes loaded with Android.

No Signs of Voice-Based Search or Gmail SMS Apps

It has been two weeks since Google pulled up its SMS service for GMail, right before it was being shipped off to the GLabs...