Happy 20th birthday, Text Messages! 20 years ago today on 3 December 1992, the first ever text message was sent, kickstarting a communication revolution that gave way to its own condensed form of "TXT Speak" language and a few years…
Twitter has bought the start-up company Cloudhopper, bagging their SMS infrastructure and specialists. The move will be a boon for Twitter's text messaging service. Twitter has always worn it's SMS roots on its sleeve, with the 140 character limit a…
Twitter will now join Facebook, Myspace and Bebo as part of Orange's Social Life service, an internet portal allowing users to access all four social networking sites from one place.
To ease the onslaught of winter, Vodafone UK will be offering its customers an hours worth of free texts, just before the clocks go back.
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The modernist regime of Estonia is EMBRACING the inexorable decline of future society and the eventual eradication of all vowels by allowing its citizens to vote via TXT MSG in the country’s 2011 general election.
It’s not quite as easy as simply texting in your choice of leader and an emoticon, though – all would-be text voters will need a special security-enabled SIM card to validate their identity and ensure there’s no funny business…
SK Technology, who you haven’t heard of because they make things like this, has neared completion of its latest project – a robotic vacuum cleaner controlled by mobile phone.
The system transmits video to a phone, allowing amazingly lazy people to sit on the sofa eating doughnuts while a robot picks up the…
SpinVox has announced that its Voice-to-Screen messaging service is to be available on BlackBerry devices.
BlackBerry users will now be able to receive their voicemail messages as email direct to their phone. They’ll be able to see who called and what the message was, and be given the option to send a quick reply.
Fancy reading a book that's all about a Finnish IT executive who resigns to travel the world? Okay, so it doesn't sound that appealing (and anyway, we're still ploughing through the Jodie Marsh autobiography). Nevertheless, 'The Last Messages' by Hannu…
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