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Text to speech to driver

Oct 18, 2011
Ford announced that all but one of its 2012 models will come with a text detecting feature that will sync with a driver's phone and read any...
Posted In: distracted driving, Tech Report, texting

From Apple, one more thing...

Oct 6, 2011
With the introduction of iOS 5 for iPhones, Apple will roll out an update to its iMessage feature. With this version, users will be able to send...
Posted In: apple, sms, Tech Report, texting

AT&T simplifies texting

Aug 19, 2011
The wireless carrier has decided not to hassle with different levels of texting plans anymore since most people seem to just want unlimited texting...
Posted In: text messages, texting

Text to 911 on the way

Aug 11, 2011
Speaking at a meeting of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials in Philadelphia yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski...
Posted In: 911, fcc, texting

Facebook destroys text messaging as we know it

Aug 10, 2011
That's the hyperbolic headline. The more tame one: Facebook rolls out an app people may or may not use. It's an app called Messenger that serves...
Posted In: android, Facebook, iPhone, sms, texting

Law enforcement thwarted by...toys?

Aug 10, 2011
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania discovered that Mattel's pre-teen texting toy, the IM-Me, can be altered to disrupt the digital...
Posted In: text messages, texting, toys

Don't text at the movies and CERTAINLY don't complain about getting kicked out

Jun 7, 2011
The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX reeeeeally doesn't want you to text during movies. They recently kicked a woman out for doing so. She called and...
Posted In: Austin, movies, texting

Teens prefer texts over calls to reach friends

Apr 21, 2010
A new survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project says texting has skyrocketed for teens. The survey says teens prefer texting to...
Posted In: teen, texting

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