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.

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.

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.

Typical mobile phone users will send 2 mn words of SMS` in their lifetime

A new study has revealed that a typical mobile phone user will send 2million words of text messages in their lifetime.

Now, charge your phone simply by sending text message

People living off-grid can now power their phones simply by sending a text message.

Now, apps that read out and respond to texts while you`re driving

Smartphone apps that read out and respond to text messages while people are driving, are a dangerous distraction and should not be used, according to police.

Now, LCD embedded contact lenses that can display text messages

Researchers have developed new technology that will allow information, like text messages from a mobile phone, to be projected onto a contact lens worn in the human eye.

65% of communication among pals via Facebook and texts

Two-thirds of interactions among friends are carried out electronically, and time spent talking on the phone or meeting in person is dwarfed by the volume of texts, emails and social media interactions, a survey has revealed.

Aussie Muslims tipped off cops over volatile text messages

Muslim community in Australia tipped off police that radical Islamists were sending "inflammatory text messages".

Now, a `smart watch` to display your texts

Scientists have developed a smart watch that can pair with the user’s phones to receive and display text messages.

Do you sleep text? You could be badly stressed

Day-to-day stress has triggered an unusual habit of sleep texting- where people text messages even while sleeping.

Text messages can improve malaria care

Researchers have indicated that sending text messages to health workers about malaria treatments could be a cost effective way of improving care for African children with malaria.

Text messages can improve malaria care

Researchers have indicated that sending text messages to health workers about malaria treatments could be a cost effective way of improving care for African children with malaria.

Motivating texts help smokers quit

Motivational text messages sent to smokers can double their chances of giving up the habit, scientists say.

Motivating texts help smokers quit

Motivational text messages sent to smokers can double their chances of giving up the habit, scientists say.