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Best alternative messaging apps: BBM, LINE, Kik, Viber and more

Unfortunately, the messaging ecosystem is a mess across all of today‚Äôs smartphones. Instant messaging does not have a universal protocol that all apps can tap into (like email, for example) so our conversations are tied to the messaging services that we use. That makes switching between messaging apps difficult as our friend lists, conversations, account…

BBM becomes most popular messaging app for iOS

Blackberry has been riding a rollercoaster over the past few years. Well, actually its been pretty much a straight drop down. Even with the struggles to keep users in the times where iOS and Android are dominating, and with the fairly unsuccessful launch of Blackberry OS 10 (which was supposed to be the platform’s savior), the company has still managed…

Pods, Groups And Teams, Oh My!

Conference season is upon us! It’s time to bust out your Mophie Juice Packs and messenger bags – as if you haven’t already. If you’re like most techies out there, you’ve already been to handful of conventions and it’s only April. We’re just getting started. On a typical day, we stay in touch with friends or co-workers via Twitter, Yammer or email. But when…