Apr 29, 2013 Chat apps -- like WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage -- are now more popular than SMS, a service that has been around for decades.
Apr 18, 2013 Unauthorized charges for things like dating advice and horoscopes are making their way to more cell phone bills. And now the FTC is cracking down.
Mar 20, 2013 When you send a text message or an email, should your Internet or phone company hang onto them in case the police ever want to take a look?
Janell Burley Hofmann
Feb 22, 2013 Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Dec 5, 2012 Facebook would like to become that set of shoeboxes in the attic: A place to store all your photographs, even ones you have no intention of sharing with any of your friends. It's called Photo Sync, and Google-Plus already has something like this.
Dec 4, 2012 Celebrating the text message as the technology turns twenty, and waiting on results from a UN summit on controlling the Internet.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 3, 2012 From a simple Christmas greeting in 1992, texting has become a cultural and financial phenomenon. But has this communication form peaked?
Sep 13, 2012 AT&T, Verizon and Sprint offer huge subsidies on new smartphones that hit bottom line.
Jul 19, 2012 AT&T offers customers a simple and flexible world where they don’t get to use as much data as they might like.
Jul 9, 2012 About a month back, the Federal Election Commission approved a proposal to allow campaign contributions via text message. Both Obama and Romney camps have showed their support for the plan. But now Reuters is reporting that wireless carriers in the country might not be so easy to convince.