text messages

AT&T's text messages cost $1,310 per megabyte

Check out the prices for a text message plan on AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone 3G in the United States. AT&T wants twenty cents ($0.20) per text message if you don’t sign up f

Cellphone spam got you down? Try these steps

The New York Times’ David Pogue is mad as hell and not going to take it anymore without publicly complaining it. It seems Mr. Pogue and his better half have been getting cellphone spam as of lat

Hooray: SMS advertising on the up and up

Have you subjected yourself to the latest advertising fad, SMS messages containing marketing slogans? (“Blah blah blah, brought to you by Tide fabric softener.”) Apparently it’s all

National emergency text message alert system approved: You'll soon be getting txts from the president

You could soon be getting text messages from the president about terrible things! Regulators yesterday approved a measure to create an emergency alert system using text messages. Cellphone users would

Bill Clinton sends first text message

Apparently a couple of days ago at CTIA, former president Bill Clinton sent his first text message to his wife Hillary. ZDNet’s Russell Shaw says, "Another example of how most politicians a

Verizon Wireless Admits Mistake, Will Allow Pro-Choice Text Messages

It emerged recently that Verizon Wireless intended to prevent an abortion rights group from using its network to send text messages to its members. (You know the deal—sign up with the group and