SMS conversations more honest perhaps than an Actually conversation

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Although you might have thought that it would be easier to lie over a Text message or SMS, you would be wrong, actually people are more likely to be honest when they are texting, which might not sound right, after all you figure that a conversation in person would probably reveal more of the truth than an impersonal text message. Check out this study that supports this notion HERE.

Walk and Text without Crashing on your Android with Transparent Screen

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When your walking down the road and your getting your Text message on, you may end up hurting yourself or someone else because of the fact your vision is probably focused on your smartphone, but if your have an Android device and a camera on it (Rear facing camera is suspect), you can see whats in front of you while you text with the Android program Transparent Screen.

Beware of Fake Debit Card Warning SMS/Text message Scam

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There have been a new wave of attacks where people get an Text or SMS messages stating that there debit account has been locked, you should totally disregard this message, also it will or might appear as a FW: message which is another sign that this is some type of scam, for more check out this article HERE.

Group Messaging Bug with iOS5

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You might want to hold off on using the Group Messaging feature of your iOS5 device until an update fixes an issue with the feature where everyone in the group gets the replies you send to individuals in the message which might not be an issue for some, but can be for others, for more on this bug check out this article HERE.

SMS for Free with JaxtrSMS

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When you need to SMS someone in another country you might be a bit wary because you don’t want to get a international fee for a text, but now you can dodge all of this with the app JaxtrSMS for Android, Blackberry & iOS.


Need an SMS Alternative for your iPhone, Try Google Voice

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If you find that the default method of SMS on your iPhone is less than idea, then perhaps your ready to try an alternative way to SMS from your iPhone, and one such alternative worth trying is Google Voice for iOS.

SMS Delivery Confirmation on your Jailbroken iPhone

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If you want to know if a SMS was sent successfully or not, then you might consider using a program to provide this function for you, but of course the best iPhone apps are for Jailbroken useres, for more on how to get SMS Delivery Confirmation on your iPhone, check out this article HERE.

Text by Voice offers Hands Free Texts on Android Devices

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If you like the idea of sending and hearing text messages without lifting a finger then you might want to check out the program Text by Voice that will text people you want by voice as well as read your text messages back to you, for more check out Text by Voice for Android.


ChatOn is a SMS alternative from Samsung

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If you have heard of the iMessage service which allows you to send text messages without using your Carrier, then you’ll be pleased to know that a similiar service is now available for Android devices at the moment, with plans for iOS and Blackberry versions, check out ChatOn.

Backup your Android’s SMS messages with SMStoText

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If you have an Android device and your storage on it is limited but you might consider backing up those SMS messages to clear some space, so you might be interested in the program SMStoText that can do this for you, check out SMStoText.

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