How to Save a Photo From Text Message on Galaxy S5

Here's how to save a photo on the Galaxy S5 that you get as a text message.

Saving a photo from a text message on the Galaxy S5 is an easy way to make sure you don’t lose a great photo from a friend, family member or co-worker. This guide will show you how to save a photo that you get as a text message on the Galaxy S5. The Samsung Galaxy […]

Snapchat Takes on FaceTime with Video Chatting and Messaging

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The popular and unique photo-sharing app Snapchat has launched its biggest update yet on iPhone and Android devices, with the ability to video chat and message other users, on top of the ability to send self-distructing selfies. The new features will hopefully move Snapchat into the same arena as Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage services, and […]

Facebook Taking on Skype with WhatsApp Voice Calling

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The Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp is said to be gaining voice calling support within the next few months in order to take on Skype, according to The Guardian. The popular messaging app, which now has 465 million users monthly active users (330 million daily active users), was recently purchased by Facebook for a ton […]

How to Use Voice Dictation in iOS 7

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Typing long blocks of text on a mobile device can get pretty tiresome after awhile, and it’s really just kind of annoying. We already showed you how to set up text expansion so that you’re typing can be dialed down just a little bit, but that can only do so much. If you’re just not […]

Twitter Reportedly Launching Separate Direct Messaging App

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It’s being reported that Twitter is revamping its Direct Messaging feature, and will be releasing a standalone app that will focus only on Direct Messaging, according to AllThingsD. While this is merely just a rumor for now, a move like this makes a lot of sense, especially since Facebook is has its own messaging app […]

How to Show Full Names in Messages and Mail on iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and you’ve no doubt updated already and are probably confused by all of the little changes. The big changes are very welcomed, but it’s the small changes that are kind of annoying you right now. This includes the default use of only first names showing […]

Google Talk Users Reporting Messages Being Sent to Wrong Recipients

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Google Talk seems to be having some issues this morning, according to some users reporting that their messages are being delivered to the wrong recipients. Some users have reported that messages are being sent to other contacts in their contact list, while others say that messages are being sent to recipients outside of their contact […]

Google Needs Better Play Store Management as Fake BBM Apps Confuse Customers

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Ahead of when the BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, app is slated to debut for Android customers tomorrow, September 21, Google’s Play Store already lists at least a handful of BBM apps. While there are always third-party knock-offs or similarly named apps listed in the Play Store many times, the situation with the BBM app highlights […]

Sending a Text to a Driver Could Also Put You at Risk

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Texting might have already made it to most parent’s list of things to instruct their teens not to do when operating a car, but what about texting others while they are driving? According to a decision handed down in New Jersey, with the right evidence those texting drivers could also be liable in a lawsuit […]

BlackBerry to Pre-Load BBM on Select Android Phones

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After having announced that it would be freeing the BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM for short, service that’s been historically tied to BlackBerry phone hardware, smartphone-maker BlackBerry is now announcing that the messaging service will come pre-loaded on select phones running the rival Android operating system. Previously, BlackBerry had announced that BBM would be available as […]

Skype Debuting First on BlackBerry Q10 Before Z10

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Skype is making good on its promise to be a cross-platform video chatting service and will debut its application to the new BlackBerry 10 platform next month in it arrives on the BlackBerry Q10 first before making it to the Z10 at a later date. The Skype app will be available on all four major […]

Google Babble Unified Messaging May Launch as ‘Babel’

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We had previously reported that Google is working on a unified messaging and notification service called Babble, but the name may actually be spelled ‘Babel’ at launch. Babel, or Babble as it was previously rumored, would be a cross-platform unified messaging solution that will merge Google Talk, Google Voice, Google+ Messenger, and other messaging services […]

American Law Enforcement Wants Carriers to Save Your Incriminating Text Messages

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Various law enforcement offices in the U.S. are proposing legislation that would require American carriers–such as AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless–to store and archive private text messages that are sent and received. The legislation proposed may get bundled together with a proposed update to the 1986 Electronics Communications Privacy Act, a […]

Google’s Babble Hopes to Keep Your Chats Organized

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In addition to the recently rumored Google Keep service, Google is also speculated to be working on a unified messaging service called Babble. Babble, however, won’t be something entirely new to add to Google’s expanding portfolio of communications products, but will be a product that will aggregate existing Google communications product into one unified messaging […]

Google Working On Unified Messaging Solution?

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Google is rumored to be working on a unified messaging client that would be used in Chrome OS and could potentially make its way to other platforms, including Android. The client, which is a pop-up from the notification tray inside Chrome OS, would unify notifications for Gmail, Google Voice, Google Talk, and Google Plus in […]

The iMessage Benefit: Up to $400 Million in SMS Cost Savings Daily

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In its earnings call, Apple had announced that its popular iMessage messaging service has been quite the success, transferring over 2 billion messages daily to over 500 million iOS devices. iMessage can be sent between iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac devices. The service, which replaces traditional text (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS) for many […]

RIM to Add BBM Video Calling Feature to BlackBerry 10 Smartphones, Tablets

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In a bid to host its own multi-channel communications platform for the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system release alongside some new smartphones, Research in Motion is working on delivering video calling within its BBM messaging app called BBM Video. Video chat has been a feature of the BlackBerry PlayBook, which runs on the BlackBerry Tablet […]

Consumers Texting Less Thanks to Messaging Apps Like iMessage

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In the U.S., consumers are beginning to send less text messages, or SMS, thanks to new apps such as iMessage, BlackBerry Messages (BBM), and WhatsApp. According to research date collected by Chetan Sharma Consulting, the number of texts sent and received on networks operated in the U.S. have declined for the first time in the […]

RIM: No Plans to License BBM for Inter-Platform Chat

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After much speculation that Research in Motion may open up and give iOS and Android access to its popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, RIM’s new chief Thorstein Heins had put the idea to rest by saying that BBM appearing on external platforms is not an option. BBM allows BlackBerry users to communicate freely with each […]

Google Ready to Close Meebo Deal

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It looks like after Google Plus, Google is looking to further entrench itself in the social media space with a rumored acquisition of Meebo. Meebo, a site that originated as a browser-based chat services that integrates services such as AOL’s AIM, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, and MSN, has emerged to include social sharing and interest-driven […]