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Here’s The Inside Scoop on SMS Messaging

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 9:15 am

SMS has taken the world by storm. According to SimpleTexting, over 15 million text messages are sent around the world every minute. Even with so many people using this technology, the truth is that very few people really know how the technology behind it really works….


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Talkshow Live Texting App Is Closing Their Doors

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Talkshow, the live texting show, announced via email and social media that they are shutting down their app and website. Launched six months ago, the goal of Talkshow was to give people a simple and easy way to have live conversations via text. With…


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Don’t Settle for Stock Emojis, Create Your Own

By | May 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last August imoji not only celebrated the launch of their uniquely upbeat messaging platform, they also reveled in successfully fundraising $2 million in VC. The whole genesis of the platform came from the fact that the founders were bored with the limitations surrounding stock keyboards,…



Don’t Sing…Please…Just Message the Song Instead

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

With the recent releases by companies like Pixit and Imgur, there’s no denying the fact that alternative messaging methods are on the rise. However, there’s long been an absence for music messaging, according to Rithm. Today Rithm announced that it would be changing that…



This App Will Help You Stop Sending Embarrassing Texts

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Whether you were drunk or sober, sometime in the past each and every one of us has sent a text that we wish could’ve taken back. One of the paradoxes about our rapid development of technology and our attempts to make machines become more human…



Every Cell Phone Becomes a Comment Card With TalkToTheManager

By | May 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Show of hands: Who has had a bad experience at a restaurant? Wow, everyone!  One of us – John Washam to be exact – decided to make it easier to get in touch with the manager to resolve issues immediately before they fester into…



Skype Acquires GroupMe: Looks To Tap Into Skype’s 175 Million Users

By | Aug 22, 2011 at 11:25 am

Group messaging was a hot topic this past March at the South by Southwest Interactive festival. Over the years the festival has become a place to find up-and-coming technology startups. And apparently, the buzz they got worked; late yesterday, GroupMe announced on their blog…


Despite Rumors, SMS is Not Dead

By | Jun 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Much has been made throughout time about the end of the world.  Last month’s Twitter-frenzied, anticlimactic rapture.  The fatal fallout from the Hale-Bopp comet in 1997.  The belief of some scientists that the Large Hadron Collider would create a black hole capable of swallowing…



Mailing List Sign Up Made Easy with Shotput

By | Apr 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Signing up for a mailing list while at an event is usually a clunky process.  It’s either super old school—you write your email address on a piece of paper—or just regular old school—enter your name and email address on an iPad or in an…


Have Mobile Donations Hit the Tipping Point?

By | Jan 19, 2010 at 10:00 am

I will admit that I only recently started using SMS on my phone as a habit for communication.  Even though I had smart phones, I tended to use email as opposed to SMS messages.  However, ever since Google Voice allowed SMS forwarding as well…


Technology Proves Useful in Haiti Relief Fund Drive

By | Jan 13, 2010 at 10:16 pm

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shashi Bellamkonda. He blogs and You can follow him on Twitter at:@shashib. The Washington Post live blog on Haiti is reporting that “Charitable giving for crisis reaching record totals. Organizations raising money for Haitian relief…