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Commmunication

Comcast Xfinity Voice subscribers get free texting to Canada, China, Brazil – Mexico & more coming

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Comcast has announced that subscribers to its Xfinity Voice home phone service can now send free text messages to select international markets. The company often parodied as “Kabletown” on 30 R…

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Android App Reviews

Smozzy lets T-Mobile users surf the web without a data plan (It’s inefficient but cool)

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A new beta app allows T-Mobile USA customers to browse the Internet without needing a data plan. Through a clever workaround compatible with Android 2.1 or higher, users can send out requests to the web and have…

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Android App Reviews

Go SMS Pro is a better Android app for texting [App Reviews]

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Despite all of the great things that Android phones can do – from power your desktop’s Internet connection to control your torrent downloads – sending text messages remains as one of the mo…

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Android

Google acknowledges text messaging glitch: a fix is on the way

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Remember that Android text messaging bug that got some users worried late last week? There were two separate issues with the Messaging app, and Google has now acknowledged both of them. The Android developers…

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Google Android

Updated: SMS bug in Android sends your text messages to unwanted contacts

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There has been an ongoing SMS (text messaging) bug in Android for around 6 months that has some users pretty upset, or maybe even fired from their jobs because of it. It appears that on some handsets (the latest be…

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Android Apps

Texdro lets you send text messages with your phone via your computer

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If you tend to send a lot of text messages, you might have contemplated that it often would be much easier to type and send these messages from your computer instead. Even with intuitive predications, hardware Q…

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Android Tricks

Tip: Use SMS Backup+ to auto-archive and read text messages in Gmail

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In the latest edition of Android Apps Alert, we highlighted an SMS Backup+, an app that can create backup of SMS messages to the user’s GMail account. In the event that someone accidentally deletes a mess…

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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 App Reviews

Pure Messenger is a super SMS and e-mail widget with Facebook/Twitter mixed-in [App Reviews]

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Pure Messenger Widget is one of the best widgets that I’ve seen on Android. Designed by the same developer who created Pure Calendar, Messenger has graduated from being another HTC Sense clone app to being cust…

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App Referrer allows others to be directed to Android apps

Free apps

App Referrer allows others to be directed to Android apps

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App referer is a free app that tries to solve this problem by allowing the user to pick any of the apps they have installed on their Android device, create a QR code for the app in the app store, and then allow the code to be scanned by another Android phone.

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Official change log for the Sprint HTC Hero software update

Android Phones

Official change log for the Sprint HTC Hero software update

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As many of us Sprint HTC Hero users have learned, there was a recent software update. And while many of us applied that update and began digging around, the official change log was nowhere to be found — unti…

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Sprint is rolling out the first over-the-air HTC Hero update

Android Phones

Sprint is rolling out the first over-the-air HTC Hero update

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The rumors are true, Sprint is indeed rolling out an OTA update for the HTC Hero, which I can say because my HTC Hero is being updated as I type up this post. I am not sure of the roll out process or how long this will tak…

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Sprint readying a Maintenance Release for the HTC Hero

Android Phones

Sprint readying a Maintenance Release for the HTC Hero

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HTC Hero users on Sprint now have something to look forward to — an update is coming. Unfortunately, it is not Android OS 1.6 or 2.0, but it may be something that is just as welcomed — a maintenance rel…

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Pop up text message alert comes to Android courtesy of SMS Popup

Android

Pop up text message alert comes to Android courtesy of SMS Popup

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An issue that many have complained about on Android is the lack of popup text message alerts, and a new app appears to have solved that. The app, which is appropriately named SMS Popup does pretty much what the nam…

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