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

 Are you a nomophobe? Researchers can tell!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Snapchat adds text messages, video calls in new update

Photo sharing app Snapchat has reportedly added new features which allows users to chat and make video calls.

Steenkamp was happy with Pistorius `only 90 percent of the time`

Murdered South African model Reeva Steenkamp had said that she was happy with her Paralympic boyfriend Oscar Pistorius `90 percent of the time` in one of the almost 1,000 text messages exchanged between them that were read out in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

NSA scoops up millions of text messages a day: Report

The US National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million mobile phone text messages a day from around the world, a report has said, in the latest revelations from the Edward Snowden files.

New app transforms text message into short video with funky soundtrack!

A new app reportedly transforms the boring old text messages into a short video with a funky soundtrack to match the text.

Flu vaccine reminders via text messages help pregnant women get jabs

A new study has found that text messages sent to expecting mothers belonging to low-income obstetric populace, to remind them of influenza vaccine actually boost vaccination coverage, especially for those who received the messages early in their 3rd trimester.

Twitter goes for more eye-catching look

Twitter was born in 2006 as a stream of SMS text messages. Before going public in 2013, it`s now reveling in images.

Now, you can 'smell' your texts

Move over, ring tone alerts! A new smartphone accessory that releases smells like mint and apple when you get a notification or text has been developed.

Illegal immigrants asked to leave Britain via text messages

Britain sent messages to nearly 60,000 illegal immigrants warning them to leave the country, but the campaign sparked a controversy after some legal migrants, including an Indian-origin rights activist, received the alert.