Messaging Apps

SMS, iMessage, BBM, Skype, Line, Twitter, Facebook: Which messaging systems do you use? [Poll]

SMS, iMessage, BBM, Skype, Line, Twitter, Facebook: Which messaging systems do you use? [Poll]

Rene Ritchie 43

Which messaging systems do you use? My life is a series of dissonant beeps and buzzes. My friends and family contact me via Apple's iMessage or old-school SMS, which are at least both built into the same Messages app on iOS, and the former of which at least has a desktop app on OS X. We use Microsoft's Skype as our office phone system at Mobile Nations, so I that's firing away pretty...

Whisper for App.net features wicked fast messaging complete with push, photo sharing, location info, and more

Whisper for App.net features wicked fast messaging complete with push, photo sharing, location info, and more

Allyson Kazmucha 6

Whisper for iPhone is a new messaging service that takes advantage of the App.net API in order to bring super fast messages over any network complete with push notifications. For times when services like iMessage and regular SMS messaging fail, it's always good to have a backup, and Whisper is a super exceptional one that's packed with useful features. Free - Download Now

App for That: How to have free, password-protected messaging with Android and Blackberry

App for That: How to have free, password-protected messaging with Android and Blackberry

Leanna Lofte 11

There are hundreds of thousands of iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps for just about everything -- so how come the one you need, the one you know just has to be there, is so hard to find? Enter TiPb's new weekly feature where staff and readers alike sort through the App Store and help you find just the right App for That. This week, Jo asks: I'm searching for a cross-platform Instant...