A Children's Treasury of Texting Slang

Today is texting's 20th birthday, and as part of the celebration, we've rounded up a little museum of texting slang. You may know some of it very well, you may not recognize some of it at all. You may even find the existence of some of it to be quite dubious. » 12/03/12 1:20pm 12/03/12 1:20pm

Of Course AT&T's New International Messaging Plans Would Be Ass Expensive

AT&T just announced their new international SMS plans and they're ridonkulous: 200 messages for $30 and 500 messages for $50. Hah! 50 bucks! Just for sending texts! Who in the half brain hell would sign up for that? » 9/21/11 3:27pm 9/21/11 3:27pm

Two Men Attempting to Set a Text Messaging Record Get $26K Phone Bill…

Move over teenage girls: two friends from Philadelphia—both men—just received a bill for $26,000 after sending 217,000 texts to each other in the month of March alone. » 4/22/09 9:00pm 4/22/09 9:00pm

Peek Email Device+Lifetime Subscription for $300, Today Only

The proudly specific Peek email/texting device is on sale today for an all-inclusive $300, which covers lifetime service (normally $20 a month) and the handset (normally $100). Not bad for Time's Gadget of the Year. » 1/16/09 7:24am 1/16/09 7:24am