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Texting turns 25! Meet the man who sent world's first SMS

Texting turns 25! Meet the man who sent world's first SMS

World's first text message was sent on this day 25 years ago by a Vodafone engineer in a pioneering work that went on to become one of the most popular forms of modern communication today.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Diwali 2016: Brighten the festival of lights by sending these WhatsApp messages, SMS to friends, family

Diwali 2016: Brighten the festival of lights by sending these WhatsApp messages, SMS to friends, family

Check out Top 10 WhatsApp text messages to send to your loved ones this Diwali!

Oct 29, 2016, 14:14 PM IST
Navratri Special: Send Goddess Durga's blessings to your loved ones with these TOP 10 WhatsApp messages!

Navratri Special: Send Goddess Durga's blessings to your loved ones with these TOP 10 WhatsApp messages!

Send Goddess Durga's blessings to your loved ones with these TOP 10 WhatsApp messages!

Sep 29, 2016, 11:31 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi special! Send Bappa's blessings with these Whatsapp text messages

Ganesh Chaturthi special! Send Bappa's blessings with these Whatsapp text messages

Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi by sending these beautiful text messages!

Sep 04, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Mobile health technology can help prevent diabetes

The study conducted on one million people in India showed that nearly 40 per cent people improved their health behaviours as a result of the texting (299 showing improvement in the experimental group versus 185 in the control group).

Aug 09, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Eid al-Adha 2017: Best WhatsApp/Facebook messages to send your friends, family

Eid al-Adha 2017: Best WhatsApp/Facebook messages to send your friends, family

Check out these top 10 Eid WhatsApp text messages to send to your friends and family this Eid!

Jul 05, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
Mother's Day special: Top 10 Whatsapp & text messages for your mommy dearest!

Mother's Day special: Top 10 Whatsapp & text messages for your mommy dearest!

The world will celebrate Mother's Day on May 14, Sunday this year.

May 07, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these blissful text messages to wish on this 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal'.

Jan 14, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Can't put your phone down? You may be a nomophobe

 Are you a nomophobe? Researchers can tell!

Aug 27, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

New Braille smartwatch lets blind read texts, e-books

 A South Korean startup has developed an affordable Braille smartwatch which allows the visually impaired to receive and read text messages in real time and even read e-books.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:29 PM IST
Obama says doesn't text, tweet, or have a smart phone that records

Obama says doesn't text, tweet, or have a smart phone that records

President Barack Obama doesn't send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn`t allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday.

Mar 13, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

How text messages could save you from `skin cancer`

 If you love phone, there's good news for you, as a new research has claimed that text messages to improve skin cancer prevention and promote sun protection could actually save your life.

Feb 06, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Your cellphone can help you lose weight

Using smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may encourage you to think about dieting and eating well, helping you lose more weight, a new study has found.

Jan 15, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Text message reminders push influenza vaccination in kids

Sending text message reminders with educational information on the importance of the second dose of influenza vaccine boosts timely administration of the vaccine required for many young children, shows new research.

Dec 29, 2014, 17:33 PM IST
App stops texting while driving

App stops texting while driving

A new app aims to stop your mobile phone from distracting you while you drive, at least by text messages.

Nov 07, 2014, 17:19 PM IST
Taylor Swift pens letters

Taylor Swift pens letters

Country star Taylor Swift enjoys writing letters to people because she believes they are more meaningful than an email.

Oct 27, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Malky Mackay sorry for `unacceptable` texts

Malky Mackay apologised Friday for "unacceptable" text messages sent while he was Cardiff boss after his former club called on the chief executive of England`s League Managers` Association, Richard Bevan, to resign over his handling of the affair.

Aug 22, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Malky Mackay apologises for sending "disrespectful" messages

Former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay sent text messages that were "disrespectful of other cultures", the League Managers Association (LMA) said in a statement on Thursday after he was ruled out of the running to take charge of Crystal Palace.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:12 AM IST

Now, you can send `scented` text messages to your loved ones

Harvard engineering professor David Edwards has invented a new device along with his former student, Rachel Field, that can send `aromas` through mobile messages.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

No text messages allowed in Central Africa: Official

Text messages in the Central African Republic are now considered a security threat and their use has been suspended, the telecommunications ministry said Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2014, 00:00 AM IST