Tag Archives: texting

Gigaset: The House Phone With a Heart Made of Mobile

There was a time in the not-so-distant past that the landline phone, or house phone, was our only method of long range communication. The landline had a pretty good run too. Decades upon decades of communication domination. But then came along the cell phone, all hot-to-trot, dressed to kill and completely capable of doing so as far as communication is ...

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Apple’s Anti-Sexting Patent Says No To Naughty

Apple is taking a stand. No longer will they sit back and let hot, extremely sexy teens send nude photos of each other through their device. Uh-uh, not on El Jobso’s watch. A patent filed in 2008, which only recently fell through the patent office’s crack of approval, describes a system of Text-based communication control for personal communication device. In ...

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We Send 4.1 Billion Text Messages a Day

According to the twice yearly CTIA survey about text messages and mobile usage, America sends an average of 4.1 billion, yes BILLION, text messages a day. Our grand total for the half-year so far is 740 BILLION text messages. What are we? A bunch of 12-year-old girls? How many of these conversations do you think took place with users right ...

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The North Face E-Tip Texting Glove

The North Face, fine maker of all things winter-esque, has released a set of gloves called the E-Tip. Aside from being extremely warm and skin-tight, the fingertips are made from some special material that’s woven with silicon, silver and some other crazy stuff that lets you use the iPhone or T-Mobile G1 without having to remove the gloves. Some might ...

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Google Adds SMS To Gmail Labs

An incredibly useful feature is coming to Gmail. Starting today (if all goes well), you’ll be able to send your friends and contacts text messages via the integrated Gmail chat. You’ll be able to save phone numbers to contacts and Google will give you the option of sending them a text should they go offline. It sounds very beta right ...

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Freehands Glove Lets You Text In The Winter

While the DOTS gloves looked to be the ultimate texting gloves, there’s now a new pair of mittens in town. The Freehands Glove features removable thumb and index fingertips, perfect for wintertime activities. No twirling your meat with these babies but texting should work out A-OK . Fleece goes for $20 with some other fabric going for $30 and leather ...

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T-Mobile G1 Data Plan Information

I spoke with my peeps at T-Mobile today and was informed about the pricing plans for the G1. You’ll be able to get 400 text messages and unlimited Internet + data for $25 a month. For $35 a month, you get the same with unlimited texting. Not too shabby but considering that you need a voice plan for the phone, ...

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DOTS Gloves Are A True Godsend

Come winter, I will not wear a standard set of gloves. I am a texting machine and I need my fingers ready to pound on that “S” key all day long. So I wear cut off gloves. It sucks but it will have to do. Women? They’re lucky. They can wear DOTS gloves. At $13 to $18 a pair, they’re ...

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New York Gets Enhanced 911 Service

Technology helps prevent crime. That’s a no-brainer. London’s use of CCTV has turned the city into a near police state and GPS has led to more arrests for car theft. As of yesterday, New Yorkers will be able to send text messages, picture messages and video to 911 and 311. This will enable citizens to report crimes of all types, ...

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Nokia handheld concept has removable keyboard

A newly released patent reveals a new handheld device from Nokia which comes with a removable QWERTY keypad. The patent describes a UMPC device with dual touchscreens and a keyboard that sits on top of one of the screens until it is needed. They keyboard will slide out when needed for texting or web surfing. When the keyboard is removed, ...

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