Technology/Phones & Mobile Devices/Texting & Mobile Applications

  • You can now send money to your friends via Facebook Messenger

      

    Facebook announced this week that its payment feature is now available to anyone in the U.S. The service was first rolled out to a limited group of users, but as of...

  • Free Smartphone Plan From Scratch Wireless!

      

    Here's another new option for FREE text, talk, and unlimited data on your smartphone from a startup out of Boston. Scratch Wireless makes use of free wifi connections I told you recently...

  • New app gives a free and easy way to store your photos

      

    If you don't have enough memory on your smartphone for all the pictures you take, google has a fix.

  • These Apps Are a Real Drain on Your Phone

      

    By Zach Dennis of the Palm Beach Post There are a host of apps on your phone that could be draining battery faster than you initially thought. CBS News reports that online security company...

  • University Introduces 'Texting Lane' on Staircase

      

    With reporting by Rick Couri of KRMG OREM, Utah — We’ve all seen pictures or video of mishaps happening when people text as they walk. A Utah Valley University thinks it has...

  • Do Real Estate Agents Really Matter Anymore?

      

    With all the technology out there for home buyers and sellers, do real estate agents really matter anymore? For buyers, the research you can do online and with your phone is amazing. Apps like...

  • Time To Ditch Debt? There's an App for That!

      

    By Kristin Wong of WisePiggy.com So you want to be debt-free, but it's taking a while to get there. Yep, the road to financial freedom can be a long and overwhelming one. We spend quite a...

  • Google Photos Lets You Store Your Photos and Videos Forever

      

    iPhones have 40% of the smartphone market in the US. But there's one big handicap: They do not take removable memory cards. Getting around limited memory on the iPhone Users will max out...

  • Digit Helps Automate Saving Money

      

    If you can't seem to get any savings done, there's a new app that could help you. Digit is a new free service that basically promises to use artificial intelligence to pluck extra money...

  • Like Verizon network, but want a cheaper plan?

      

    Verizon is offering cheaper cell phone packages than ever before, just not under the Verizon name. If you love Verizon but want a cheaper rate, this plan might be for you.

  • One Loyalty Program To Rule Them All?

      

    Wouldn't it be nice to have just one reward card or membership number for multiple retailers? That will soon be a reality thanks to a new partnership.  Plenti offers co-op to make your life...

  • How to avoid unexpected phone bills while overseas

      

    When planning a trip abroad, you plan ahead for flights, hotels and more. But one big detail people overlook is costing them thousands.

  • Free Apps to Help You Find the Best Price

      

    Next time you're out shopping, you have to take time to make smart decisions when you see those screaming "SALE, SALE, SALE!" signs. Let these free apps help you find the best price...

  • Get Microsoft Office for Free!

      

    Microsoft is having a tough time figuring out where it fits in the modern era. Don't get me wrong; the company still generates massive revenue. But they're not a "hot" company...

  • Smartphone and Cell Plan Guide for 2015

      

    The cost of monthly cell phone service is dropping. The change for your wallet is the best since the last big wave of discounting began 15 years ago. Plans and services are morphing in many...