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Google promises fix after Lollipop bug affects text messages

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Posted on November 21, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

Android users have reported widespread issues sending text messages after upgrading to the new 5.0 Lollipop operating software. Many customers have taken to Google’s forums to complain about the critical issues they have been facing since installing the update, which left some completely unable to send texts, reports uk.businessinsider.com. It would appear that Nexus 5…

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Moon lander offers brand SMS immortality

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Posted on November 19, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

Brands could soon ensure their name lives on forever by sending a text to the Moon that could survive in a ‘digital archive of human history’ for one billion years. Digital storage space for text messages, photographs and videos is currently up for sale on the Lunar Mission One, which aims to monitor the Moon’s…

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Campaign aims to tackle London ‘not-spots’

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Posted on November 17, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

A London MP is urging mobile users to highlight areas of the city where phone reception is typically poor, with an aim of lobbying for better signal across the capital. The No Bars campaign invites Londoners to contribute to an interactive map by showing the areas where they struggle to make calls and send text…

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App could enable businesses to get real-time view of what consumers are texting

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Posted on November 14, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

A new android app could give businesses the ability to view what consumers are texting to them in real time, without requiring the message to be sent. Beam Messenger, which is currently free to use, edges text messaging closer to the way people talk to each other in person. It allows texters to view what…

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Interactive map reveals UK mobile signal coverage

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Posted on November 14, 2014 by Charlotte Harrison

An interactive map which reveals mobile phone coverage across the UK has been created, enabling consumers to see which networks offer best coverage for their area. Displayed as a heatmap, the tool shows a true reflection of 2G, 3G and 4G signal available to users, and features average speeds for cities, towns and individual post…

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