A newly discovered bug seems to cause Messages on iOS to crash when a specific string of text is received—and if it happens while the phone is locked, it also seems to reboot the iPhone too.
Most people lie. Whether it's once and a while or daily, everyone has to do their thing and sometimes lying seems like the best way to make it all work. But liars have tells, which can be just as important in life as in poker. And a new study suggests that people take longer to respond to texts when they're cooking up…
We all increasingly rely on non-verbal forms of communication—email, IM, texting—to let people know what's going on in our lives. That's great for us, but it's causing headaches in Hollywood when it comes to creating drama.
Probably the worst part about all the great technology we use to communicate with one another is the ability it gives us not to communicate with one another. Rarely will a text message accomplish what a conversation can. Which is why you should never, ever, not ever break up with somebody via text message. (There are…
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the text message, legendary notebook company Moleskine has come out with a limited edition notebook that becomes a ballistic device for launching mini (printed) text messages.
There are a lot of sad sites at CES. But Robert Sanchez telling an empty room about his plans to sell a patent, that details delivery of URLs via text message, for $60m has to be one of the most desperate.
Next time your date cancels by SMS, be suspicious. Because a new study suggests that people lie more often when they communicate by text compared to face-to-face conversations or speaking on the phone.
We've all said things we don't really mean in text messages. But when a retired Thai truck driver sent an SMS that insulted his king, he got more than he bargained for. Twenty years more, in fact.
I'm happy admiring most do-it-yourself projects from the remove of the internet, but this, an electronic meat smoker than buzzes you with a text when your shanks are adequately smoked, is one I need to try in person.
It's not just Android that Swype, the company which pioneered an ultra-fast texting method, has its eyes on—they're apparently developing an iPhone version, which they're hoping Apple will have no objections to.
mGive, a non-profit organization working with Red Cross to collect donations via text message, has announced that they have collected over $4 million for Haitian relief. Jenifer Snyder, mGive's executive director, said that donations are coming in at the rate of $200,000 an hour, though they have capacity to take on…
A Canadian woman trapped under rubble after the recent earthquake in Haiti managed to send out a text message to the Foreign Affairs Department in Ottawa, a place nearly 3,000 miles away. And it saved her life.
Everyone's taking the piss out of Tiger Woods lately, but I feel sympathetic after seeing these text messages he exchanged with a lover. He sounds as ridiculous as anyone else would in lusty, loverly, silly, and random text messages.
kwiry, the web application which enables commands via text messaging, has now added support for TiVo Scheduling. The service is open to any phone capable of texting and no web connection is needed.
An SMS-savvy Finnish Foreign Minister has joined former New York governor Eliot Spitzer in the "thinks with the wrong head" club this week. The 60-year-old Ilkka Kanerva was discovered to have sent more than 200 text messages to an exotic dancer named Johanna Tukiainen, 29. And her sister! Despite the fact that…