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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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Commmunication

Vonage Mobile enables free calls/texts to users, low-cost international calls to any number

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Vonage kept home phone service providers on their toes when it launched an alternate calling serve, and now the company is trying to do the same for the mobile industry. The new Vonage Mobile app enables free …

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Android App Reviews

Google Voice now supports Honeycomb tablets

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Google Voice has been updated several times this year, each one more disappointing than the last for the people who have been waiting for the ability to use it on their Honeycomb devices. Google has finally made…

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Commmunication

DeskSMS Android app sends and receives text messages through your desktop [App Reviews]

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One of the greatest virtues of Google Voice is the ability to manage SMS messages from the desktop. Being notified on a computer when my phone receives a new text message, and being able to respond directly from t…

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Android News

Philadelphia to give tickets to careless cell phone users on city streets. Excellent. [OPINION]

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Texting while walking in Philadelphia? That’ll be $120, please. Beginning in August, the City of Brotherly Love will crack down on people who violate safety regulations when powering a motor vehicle o…

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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 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 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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Android Apps

Vlingo controls Android with voice commands. We’ve got 20 free copies! [CONTESTS]

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Voice command and voice input for Android are great features, but they aren’t always available everywhere. Vlingo is an Android 2.0+ app that adds deeper voice control options for the phone, and frees you from…

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Textecution aiming to prevent texting while driving

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Textecution aiming to prevent texting while driving

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A newly released app for the G1 is trying to prevent users from texting while driving, simply put Textecution “completely disables texting while the car is in motion.” The app uses the built-in GP…

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