Tag Archives: texting

  • Gboard: Use Google Without Leaving Texts Behind

    Gboard: Use Google Without Leaving Texts Behind

    If you’ll forgive me, a quick hypothetical scenario: You’re texting the girl (or whoever) of your dreams, and she drops a reference to film composer Lalo Schifrin, of whom she says she is “a big fan.” You panic, having no clue who Lalo Schifrin is or any movies or television shows he scored. Normally, you […]

  • Talkshow: Turn Your Own Communications Into Entertainment

    Talkshow: Turn Your Own Communications Into Entertainment

    Anyone who maintains a social media presence has been in this situation: You’re communicating with someone privately via text, Google Chat, Facebook Messenger, or the like, and you waste a killer one-liner on one person when it deserves to be appreciated by the entire planet. Talkshow is a new app that lets you publicly share […]

  • Quartz App: News Site Unveils Texting-Like News Interface

    Quartz App: News Site Unveils Texting-Like News Interface

    Digital news outlet Quartz has launched a new app, and it’s decidedly different from the usual news site mobile app. It’s billed as “news in a whole new way,” and its user interface is similar to an ongoing text message with someone who stays really up to date on current events. The Quartz app works like […]

  • Textcast: App Combines Texting and Blogging

    Textcast: App Combines Texting and Blogging

    It’s a common anxiety – you have an audience out there, but you aren’t reaching them as conveniently and with as little effort as might be possible. For you, there’s Textcast, an app that allows you to sign people up to receive transmissions you send via text. In some ways, Textcast hearkens back to the […]

  • Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Even if you don’t know how to paint, write music, or dunk a basketball, there’s now another way for you to achieve true immortality: By turning your face into a set of emojis. It’s called Memoji (get it?), an app which gives you the ability to convey complex emotions in text messages or tweets with your […]