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Tuesday Apr 15 | GoMo News

Guest Post: Text messaging - it's so last century

What's the hot new messaging app that all the kids are using? Can WhatsApp keep its credibility after its multi-billion dollar acquisition by Facebook? Has Snapchat reached its popularity peak? What's the buzz on Telegram? If you're over the age of twenty-five, you can be forgiven for feeling lost and adrift on a sea of instant messaging platforms.

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Related Topix: Social Software, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Fri Apr 11, 2014

InformationWeek

Facebook Unfriends In-App Mobile Messaging

Facebook is phasing out the in-app chat feature in its iOS and Android apps and wants users to download a separate app to chat with friends.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Apr 10, 2014

SlashGear.com

Samsung Gear Fit: 5 things we love

Samsung's Gear Fit and Galaxy S5 are here, promising a brace of new features and a reboot to the South Korean company's wearables strategy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Watches

Lifehacker

What's the Deal with All These Messaging Apps?

Dear Lifehacker, I've been hearing a ton about different messaging apps these days, but I don't understand why I should care.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Viber, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

USA Today

Tech Five: eBay settles Icahn spat, Facebook messenging

The feud between activist investor Carl Icahn and online marketplace eBay has finally ended.

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Related Topix: eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, PayPal

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Facebook is making what could be its dumbest decision ever: It's pulling chat out of the core Facebook app and forcing mobile users who want to chat to install its Facebook Messenger app.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Social Software, Twitter, Instagram

Forbes.com

Confirmed: Facebook Is Killing Your iPhone Battery. These Are The Easy Steps To Fix It

Paranoia strikes most smartphone owners when their battery runs low. What caused that? Of course it can be a myriad of factors, but for iPhone owners a major culprit has emerged which will affect almost everyone: Facebook .

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lifehacker

iOS vs. Android: Which Platform Has Better Tablet Support?

Android and iOS have both reached a point where their respective app stores are mature enough when it comes to phones.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Instagram, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ComputerWorld

Jonny Evans: Why is Facebook killing iPhone battery life?

Facebook is one of the world's most popular smartphone apps so why, just why, is the Facebook app devouring iPhone battery life? You see, if you use the Facebook app on your iPhone then you may be experiencing low battery life -- and if you disable Location Services and Background App Refresh on your device for the Facebook app you may see ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Skype, Viber

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Phone Scoop

Facebook for Android Updated with Group Chats

Facebook recently updated Messenger for Android devices and carried over features recently given to the iPhone.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Sramana Mitra on Strategy

Mobile Messaging Apps: A Market Review

Tango's Offerings Mountain View-based Tango is another player in the market which is aspiring to become an all-in-one social networking app for consumers.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Kindle, iPhone

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Boy Genius

If you use Facebook a lot, this terrific iPhone tweak is a must-have

Social media obsessives rejoice! If you can't stand leaving your Facebook chat unchecked for even a moment, this jailbreak app will bring the ubiquitous "chat heads" to any screen on your iOS 7 device.

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Related Topix: Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Facebook, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Facebook Messenger iOS App Brings New Essential Features To New Update

Facebook Messenger, the iOS messaging app for the ubiquitous social network, has just updated with a couple of new cool features that will help cement the app's place on your iPhone home screen.

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