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Android Apps

Facebook launching a mobile messaging app called Messenger

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Update 2: I realized that I didn’t talk about availability. This is currently only out in the US and Canada. Facebook says that it will be rolling out to the rest of the world in the near future. A while back…

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Commmunication

GroupMe update shows G+ Huddles aren’t the only game in town

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Since the Google+ Android app introduced Huddles, many Android early adopters abandoned their previous group messaging app. However, an update from GroupMe reminds everyone that Google hasn’t won y…

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Android Apps

Google working on its own BBM clone for Android [Rumor]

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Following Apple’s promise to deliver an iOS 5 messaging platform that mirrors the functionality of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been hard at work doing t…

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Android App Reviews

The Best Messaging App for Android is…[Droid vs. Droid]

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Group messaging apps are all the rage right now. Smartphone users want to send group text messages, chat in real-time with friends, share photos or locations, and do much more than the pre-installed apps on the…

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Commmunication

Kik Messenger adds group chat and photos for Android & iOS users

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Kik Messenger, the cross-platform instant messaging app similar to BBM, has updated to include groups and photo sharing. Though Kik suffered a major blow when RIM BlackBerry support was blocked, today̵…

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Android News

Facebook acquires Beluga messaging app

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In an odd turn, Facebook has acquired the popular messaging app Beluga. As we’ve seen, Beluga is another app in the line of “BBM for non-Blackberry device” apps that has been swirling start…

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Commmunication

Kik: the cross-platform IM app exploding in popularity

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Kik Messenger had 30,000 members on October 21. Fast forward to November 3 and that number ballooned to 450,000 members. So how did one instant messaging app get so popular that it increased in size 1,400 percen…

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Android Tricks

How to Vary Your Notifications: Set a Unique Sound for Each Type of Message

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The same notification sound is usually played for all incoming messages on Android by default. When you receive a message, this prevents you from hearing where it came from. When you know whether you just got an…

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Android Apps

Trillian IM app for Android officially announced & coming soon

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Cerulean Studios have recently taken to their blog and offered up some good news — a version of Trillian is coming to Android. And for those who may not be familiar with the Trillian name, its an all-in-one…

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SEVEN mobile messaging solution coming soon for Android

Android Apps

SEVEN mobile messaging solution coming soon for Android

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Another announcement coming from Mobile World Congress is courtesy of mobile messaging solution provider SEVEN. The app is a mobile messaging solution and is noted as being the “first Android solutio…

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