Open Garden And textPlus Join Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

Many members of the tech community have lent their skills to help Super Typhoon Haiyan rescue efforts in the Philippines. These include Viber, which rolled out a new feature called Viber Out, and peop

With $46M Now In The Bank, textPlus Looks To Go Big Abroad, Launches Cheap International Calling On Android

It's been a big year for the artist formerly known as GOGII. Back in October, the Southern California-based startup <a target="_blank" href="http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2012/10/16/textplus-rebrands-r

GOGII Adds Free Calls To textPlus, Celebrates 20 Billion Messages Sent

For all the work that GOGII has put into their free textPlus messaging app, they have spent much of the last two or so years letting users do essentially one thing: communicate via text. As of today,

Scaling, Scaling, Scaled: textPlus Turns Two, Hits 10 Billion Messages Sent Milestone

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/screen-shot-2011-06-03-at-1-44-30-pm.png" />GOGII's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/24/gogii/">well-funded</a>, free text

Fast Society Is Ready To Party At SXSW (Exclusive Demo Video)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/fast-society-screen.jpg"> If you are a group texting startup worth your salt, you've got to have a new app ready for the upcoming SXSW confer

OMG/JK: A Kiss For iPad 2, A Slap For Xoom

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/aa3.png" alt="" title="aa" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-281571" />It's war! This week, I went to the unveiling of the iPad 2 and got s

TextPlus Plays A Different Card In Group Messaging SXSW Battle: Your Heart Strings

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-281053" title="ggg" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/ggg.png" alt="" />We're a week away from the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas and it'

Yobongo Will Be In The Running For The Addictive App At This Year's SXSW

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-277151" title="y" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/y.png" alt="" />A month ago, we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/24/yobongo

Beluga: I May Have Finally Found My Group Messaging White Whale

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-257623" title="bel" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/bel.png" alt="" />Group messaging has been something that has been pretty hot for a w