Online Dating Is Now Mobile And Social

If you still picture online dating as an activity undertaken by a solo person behind a desk, you’re wrong. That picture is now out of date. The new online dates are sorted via app and conducted in a social setting. The image of the single individual browsing profiles on a laptop or desktop computer is not yet obsolete, but it is rapidly being replaced by the person who inputs a prospective date idea into an app, receives match information, confirms identities via Twitter or Facebook, and …

SMS at 21: Can It Still Do Battle with OTT Apps?

There seems to be an endless discussion in tech circles over the continued viability of SMS. It’s a legitimate topic; after all, SMS has now been around for 21 years, which in tech years is way beyond the average lifespan. Furthermore, the booming rise of Over-the-Top or OTT-based messaging services such as WhatsApp only adds fuel to the discussion. But some experts suggest that the whole doomsday scenario regarding SMS might be a bit overplayed.
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Twitter Experiments with Favorites on Android

Twitter Experiments with Favorites on Android

The Twitter experiment with a Favorite button may have served its purpose properly. Now the micro-blogging site wants to explore other options for

Snapchat Downplays Exploit But Adds Countermeasures

Snapchat Downplays Exploit But Adds Countermeasures

Security researchers found and published a way to exploit Snapchat by matching usernames with phone numbers. But Snapchat responded with a statement that briefly dismissed a weakness in its security system reported by the

Apple’s Products Comes to China Mobile on January

Apple’s Products Comes to China Mobile on January

What has been rumored for months finally came true as Apple’s products such as iPhones will be available soon on China Mobile this January.  It was reported that Apple and China Mobile have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring the iPhone to the world’s largest mobile network. China Mobile is known to be the largest wireless carrier in the world with more than 760 million

New Facebook Home for Android Still Not Up To Expectations

New Facebook Home for Android Still Not Up To Expectations

Facebook users are not too keen to install Facebook Home on their smartphones and tablets. Though designed to replace the default lock screen of Google’s mobile operating system, the mobile app has yet to gain traction amid the hundreds of millions of Android devices. Consequently, the social network redesigned Facebook

Blackberry Announces Five-Year Partnership with Foxconn After $4.4 Billion Loss

Blackberry Announces Five-Year Partnership with Foxconn After $4.4 Billion Loss

BlackBerry announces a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new chairman and chief executive John

Mobile Shopping Trend During Thanksgiving And Black Friday Rises

Mobile Shopping Trend During Thanksgiving And Black Friday Rises

The findings of a new study by mobile analytics provider Mobidia have confirmed a rise in shopping trends during the Black Friday

Social Media and Mobile Devices Are Indispensable For Travelers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media and Mobile Devices Are Indispensable For Travelers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Travelers now consider social media and mobile devices as essential tools to bring along during long

Social Media And Mobile Devices Help Set Record for Black Friday Online Shopping

Social Media And Mobile Devices Help Set Record for Black Friday Online Shopping

This year’s Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday passed by with online shoppers setting a new record in sales headed by sales of mobile