sms messaging
  NotePager Pro
  PageGate
 

NotePage SMS, Texting and Messaging Blogs

01/30/2015 New Role of Cell Phone in Politics

With the expansion of cell phones into so many aspects of our lives, it's hardly surprising that cell phones are playing a growing role in the political sphere. A huge majority of 88% of American voters own cell phones, 27% of whom have used their devices for politics-related purposes. While it is clear that the relationship between cell phones and politics has grown to be significant, it is less immediately evident what, exactly, the new role of cell phones in politics is.

New Role of Cell Phone in Politics


01/28/2015 Text Messaging Can Boost Medical Research Clinical Trial Recruitment

A real-world case study measuring the impact of Short Messaging System (SMS) or Text Messaging on clinical trial patient recruitment using an interactive two-way patient engagement platform by Mosio, Inc., which provides clinical research services designed to increase patient recruitment, engagement and retention, found that use of text messaging alone can be an effective means of patient engagement that results in clinical trial patient enrollment.

complete article


01/27/2015 Text Messaging Glasses May be Coming to a Face Near You

The gadget: a pair of glasses that displays incoming text messages and allows you to answer them without touching your phone. They work by connecting to a mobile device via Bluetooth and allowing the user to use the glasses head and eye movement tracking to navigate through incoming or cached text messages which are displayed on the lens.

complete article


01/26/2015 Should Parents Monitor Text Messages?

According to Pew Research Center, 63% of young people trade text messages every day with people in their lives, so your child is likely doing it. And, if you are worried you are crossing some kind of parental line by checking your childs text messages, stop worrying.  Cleveland Clinic Childrens psychologist Dr. Kristen Eastman says parents have every right to read them, they just have to go about it the right way.

complete article


01/16/2015 When Crisis Strikes

We have all seen the tragedies that have struck a little too close to home. Be they humans doing or the acts of mother nature, they are jarring at best, in part because they so often feel as though they are beyond our control. While we certainly can't prevent all tragedies, or even predict them, the way we react to such events can be powerfully influential.

When Crisis Strikes


01/09/2015 9 Most Famous Text Messages

In honor of the anniversary of the first text message, here are nine of the most famous text messages ever sent:

complete article


01/07/2015 Bitcoin and Coinapult Transfers via SMS

Two days before the 2014 Bitcoin International Conference kicked off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Coinapult joined forces with 37 Coins to launch a new bitcoin transfer service using SMS cellphone messaging. The two companies seek to expand the use of bitcoin to populations without smartphones or access to contemporary banking methods.

Bitcoin users worldwide are now able to send and receive payments, as well as view their transaction history, with a basic cell phone.

complete article


01/06/2015 New Speakers From LG Can Be Controlled Through Text Messages

LG has unveiled its newest Music Flow products that includes three Wi-Fi speakers and three sound bars. The novel thing about these speakers is that it can be controlled via text message.

The new Wi-Fi Music Flow speakers can accept command from the messaging service Line. LG has also introduced its first battery-powered speakers.

complete article


01/05/2015 SMS Information System for Airline

Ethiopian Airlines announced on Thursday the commencement of a Mobile Short Message Service (SMS) information system for customers of the Airline, starting from November 21, 2014. The service will permit customers to check flight availability, departure and arrival times, flight status and cargo shipment information by sending a mobile short code SMS text to the Ethio Telecom 8611 messaging number, instead of a regular mobile or fixed line call to Ethiopian Central Call Center.

complete article


12/31/2014 Happy New Year SMS

Welcoming New Year with lovely SMSs is the current practice. Millions of people will send out New Year SMS wishes to their dear ones on December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 sharing the joy that comes at the fresh beginning of a year.

The flow of sending New Year SMS on December 31st is huge. It is one of the most used non-voice service that allows senders to stay connected and exchange ideas and send wishes to their loved ones.

complete article


01/02/2015 Security Concerns with Android and New Virus

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android-based smart phone users against an infectious Trojan virus which steals vital information from the personal device and can even illegally send SMSes to those on the mobile contact list.

complete article


01/01/2015 Monitoring Kids Text Messages

According to Pew Research Center, 63% of young people trade text messages every day with people in their lives, so your child is likely doing it. And, if you are worried you are crossing some kind of parental line by checking your childs text messages, stop worrying.

complete article


12/30/2014 Ethiopia Uses Text Messaging to Combat Ebola

Ethiopia launched on Saturday a phone text messaging campaign to raise funds as part of a continental drive for fighting the deadly Ebola virus.

The campaign seeks to encourage ordinary Africans to be part of the fight against the virus by sending text messages with their cell phones with the slogan StopEbola 7979 written in them.

complete article


12/29/2014 Text Messaging Helps People Take Medications

Regular text message can help people on long-term prescriptions for chronic illness in remembering to take their medicines, study finds.

complete article


11/19/2014 Can Data Make You Better at Text Messaging

A survey conducted by Spark Networks, the company that owns JDate and ChristianMingle, last year found that 50% of 20-somethings text a potential partner a few times a day before meeting them in person.

complete article


11/18/2014 Remotely control your Android via internet or SMS with Android Lost

Simple -- you install an app like Android Lost. With this and others like it, you can remotely control your Android either via a website or SMS. Here are several things you can do with the Android Lost tool:

complete article


11/17/2014 The Red Cross Is Using Text Messaging To Take Down Ebola

Since the Ebola outbreak began last April, the Trilogy Emergency Relief Application (TERA) system has sent out about 2 million text messages a month in Sierra Leone, reminding people to seek treatment early, avoid physical contact with others and not resist the efforts of community health care workers.

complete article


11/14/2014 Text Messages Are a Surprisingly Effective Anti-Malaria Measure

One of the more long-standing, tricky findings of social science is that it is really, really hard to get people to stick to plans. Sometimes this means they keep on 20 pounds they had hoped to lose with a few months of exercise. Sometimes, as in the case of taking anti-malarial medication, the results can be a matter of life and death. A new study in PLOS ONE explores how text messaging can help short-circuit this aspect of human nature, and it garnered some positive results.

complete article


11/12/2014 9 Worst Types of Group Text Messages

Everyone struggles with techiquette on social media and email, but texting might be the area in which we lag most. Unfortunately, we can not hit hide or unsubscribe on a group text chain. Regardless, someone needs to lay down the law. Because those group messages are not stopping anytime soon.

complete article


11/10/2014 How An Intelligent Text Message Service Aims To Tackle Ebola In Western Africa

A computer-controlled text message service could direct Ebola cases to appropriate medical facilities and track the spread of the disease in the process–provided it can raise the necessary funding.

complete article


11/07/2014 New SMS Service to Provide Deaf with Roadside Assistance

A new service launched this week by Nati Roadway Services aims to allow hard of hearing people the possibility of calling for help via SMS.

complete article


11/05/2014 Sunrise Tracking Lets you Stop Car Thieves with a Simple Text Message

The technology is beautifully simple. Cars are equipped with cellular technology and an electronic immobiliser. When a text is sent to the car's unique number, the immobiliser kicks in to stop the car dead in its tracks. A second text message can make the car driveable again.

complete article


11/04/2014 Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married

When you’re in a new relationship, you waste endless words telling your partner how much you looove him or her. After you’re married, the conversations shift to the things that really matter. Things like dinner.

That is what one data scientist discovered about her own relationship, anyway. For a recent anniversary, Alice Zhao analyzed all the texts she and her husband had ever sent each other, from the first flirty days of dating to their current status as newlyweds. Here’s her interpretation of how her relationship changed, judging strictly from the ever-so-romantic world of text-message logs:

complete article


11/03/2014 Text Message Evidence

It is hardly news that electronic communications—emails, text messages, instant messages and the like—have overtaken traditional writings as the prevalent means of conveying information. But while these messages move at the speed of light, courts have been somewhat slower in adapting the rules of evidence governing old-fashioned documents to these newer forms of communication. One issue that has given many courts pause is the applicability to text messages of the so-called best-evidence rule. But a review of the rule itself makes clear that it does not present any significant bar to the admission of text messages into evidence.

complete article


10/10/2014 When Government Sends Texts - Take Note

House lawmakers last week decided after some debate to include text messages among the electronic communications federal employees could be fired for improperly destroying.

And some agencies, such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, are expanding their use of Short Message Service, or SMS, technology to provide better services.

complete article


10/09/2014 Text messages telling welfare recipients to brush teeth leave sour taste

Benefits recipients are being told to brush up on their oral hygiene as part of a New Zealand government text message campaign slammed as degrading by advocacy groups.

The country’s health ministry is sending regular text reminders to young welfare clients urging them to brush their teeth, and asking whether they have brushed today.

complete article


10/07/2014 SMS Alerts on Power Outages

According to the new proposal, consumers will receive an SMS in advance about the planned power shutdown to enable them to organise their day better and finish important work. In case of unplanned and sudden outages, the consumers will be alerted about the reason for the power cut in the first SMS, and subsequently, a second SMS will inform consumers on the estimated time of restoration.

complete article


10/03/2014 Research Reveals Danger Of Texting While Driving With Google Glass

Head-up displays like Google Glass were supposed to make it safer for drivers to multitask. Instead of reaching for a phone to send or receive a text, a driver would be able to read projected messages and dictate replies without taking their hands off the wheel.

But groups like Consumers Union and the National Safety Council have cautioned that hands-free, voice-based interfaces can still be dangerously distracting. New research is confirming their fears.

A peer-reviewed study conducted at the University of Central Florida in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory compared how 40 twenty-something-year-old drivers in a car simulator reacted to a vehicle ahead of them that slammed on the breaks. Researchers found subjects who were exchanging messages using Google Glass or a smartphone were equally slow to respond.

complete article


10/01/2014 National Security Concerns Heat Up Smartphone Wars

A trio of headlines are shining a spotlight on a new twist in the brutally competitive smartphone market, where national security is suddenly becoming a major new headache for manufacturers. In one headline, Chinese smartphone sensation Xiaomi is being investigated in Taiwan for national security risks related to the storage of local user data on some offshore mainland Chinese-based computers. In a similar news bit, Beijing is reportedly considering forbidding government workers from using foreign-made smartphones.

complete article


09/30/2014 Text Messaging Rules

Texting can be a wonderful and convenient thing Ȓ but thereȗs nothing worse than receiving a message with such garbled grammar that you canȗt figure out what itȗs trying to say, or multiple messages all in a row, or the dreaded We need to talk text.

complete article


09/29/2014 Text Messaging Radar

Police radar guns are used to detect speeding, but what if they could also sniff out texters?

According to Pilotonline.com, a Virginia company is developing a radar gun that would do exactly that.

The company claims radio frequencies emitted from a cellphone could be used to tell if someone inside a car is using a phone, surfing the internet or texting.

complete article


09/22/2014 Connecting Volunteers Through SMS Messages

Software Connects Volunteers through Text Messages

A Grand Rapids company that develops software to help organizations manage their volunteers has added a new feature to its online platform to improve effective communication.

Volgistics Inc., a volunteer management organization located at 400 76th St. SW, Byron Center, has introduced a SMS text messaging feature incorporated in its existing volunteer logistics software for its customers at no additional cost.

The volunteer software solutions companys addition of text messaging to its customizable online platform enables organizations to communicate directly with volunteers who choose to participate by submitting their mobile phone number. Tim Long, customer experience specialist at Volgistics, said the text messaging feature allows customers to relay information to volunteers with the same technology they are comfortable using.

complete article


09/19/2014 Cancer Study Via SMS

Text message-based cancer screening education may help at-risk minority groups

In a recent JMIR study, a team of researchers in Minnesota explored the potential of mobile health to reach people who sometimes fall through the cracks of the healthcare system. They found that a text message intervention could help Korean American women, a group that has one of the highest cervical cancer mortality rates in the United States, seek preventative screenings - Pap tests.

complete article


09/18/2014 Merck Increases Diabetes Awareness in Africa with SMS and E-learning

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 382 million people around the world suffer from diabetes, which represents a prevalence of 8.3 percent. If the condition is caught early, diabetes can be managed with the right diet, exercise and medication.

This, however, is not always possible in developing countries with limited resources and healthcare infrastructures. The International Diabetes Federation said the number of people with diabetes in Africa will double by 2035, and nearly half or 46 percent of people living with diabetes in the continent are still undiagnosed. The oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company, Merck, has announced the launch of its second year of a five-year project to provide European Accredited Clinical Diabetes Management courses for medical and pharmacy students in African Universities by introducing E-Learning.

complete article


09/16/2014 Weekly Text Message Could Encourage Healthier Food Choices

Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that simple weekly text message reminders can greatly improve that awareness.

complete article


09/15/2014 In a Study, Text Messages Add Up to a Balance Sheet of Everyday Morality

Committing a small act of kindness, like holding the door for a harried stranger, often prompts the recipient to extend a hand to others, but it comes at a cost, psychologists have long argued. People who have done the good deed are primed to commit a rude one later on, as if drawing on moral credit from their previous act.

Now, in a novel survey of everyday moral behavior, researchers have tested whether that theory holds up in real life. It does, though the effects appear small.

The findings come from a survey of everyday morality in which researchers tracked people’s moral judgments and attitudes at regular intervals throughout a typical day, using text messages.

complete article


08/13/2014 PageGate Version 7 is Released

NotePage, Inc. releases a new version of their SMS and text messaging server software.

NotePage, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of PageGate version 7. PageGate is a complete wireless messaging and SMS solution that incorporates a wide variety of messaging protocols for sending messages to mobile phones, wireless devices, fax machines, and pagers.

PageGate allows alerts to be sent instantly to wireless devices in any location. PageGate supports both group messaging and preprogrammed alerts, so that the press of a button can send a notification to or schedule a notification for a defined group of individuals. The new version of PageGate is more powerful and efficient than ever.

PageGate version 7 offers a new, intelligent load-balancing module. This feature enables round robin support and failover support, and supports up to four PageGate servers.

The update also features a brand new, powerful message templating system. This upgrade affords administrators total control over the manner in which outgoing messages are formatted. Templates can also be set at multiple levels, minimizing the number of templates needed. When upgrading from a previous version of PageGate, templates are automatically created.

The new version of PageGate also offers priority settings for recipients and carriers. The administrator may not move messages to certain recipients or carriers to the front of the delivery queue.

Additionally, PageGate now supports STMP SSL TLS and STARTTLS for SMTP connections, making it better able to support secure and encrypted connections for message delivery. PageGate also now features a carrier level default domain for the SMTP protocol, an addition that saves administrators time when setting up new recipients, and even more time when switching recipients to a new carrier. SMTP relay servers may also be set on a by-carrier basis, allowing multiple outgoing maths for different SMTP carriers.

PageGate Version 7 Release


08/07/2014 How Smart Phones Have Changed the World

With the ongoing move of smart phones towards near-ubiquity, much of society has come to take these do-all devices for granted. In overcoming the novelty of smart phones, many of us have lost our one-time sense of awe at this technology, and have ceased marveling at the effect it has had on the world around us. However, it is undeniable that smart phones have exerted a huge and multi-faceted impact on society, and continue to do so to this day.

How Smart Phones Have Changed the World


08/06/2014 Text Message Program Shows Positive Results For Medicaid Users

A randomized trial program has shown that text messaging improves adherence to both appointments and medications for participating Medicaid patients.

A text message trial program at Montefiore Medical Center has proven to improve adherence to both appointments and medications. According to MobiHealth News, Sense Health and Montefiore Medical Center recently teamed up to test Sense Health’s customizable text messaging intended for providers with a large number of Medicaid patients to manage.

complete article


08/05/2014 Imagine Delivering Your Baby with the Help of Text Message

Imagine you are pregnant and live hours away from the nearest hospital. Suddenly, you start having painful early contractions. You don’t have hours. The baby must be delivered now. What do you do?

complete article


08/04/2014 Scent Based Messaging

A startup that lets users attach scents — such as coffee aromas — to text messages failed to meet its $150,000 crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo Friday.

Vapor Communications, whose technology was invented in part by a Harvard University professor, raised about $47,000 from 176 backers, hitting about 30 percent of its goal.

complete article


07/25/2014 How to Dispose of a Cell Phone

Most of us know when to discard, recycle, or compost the items we're parting with, but it seems that many of us are at a loss as to how to dispose properly of our cell phones when we no longer need them. If you are unsure of how to get rid of an old phone, this article will guide you through the process.

Before actually disposing of your phone, it is important to remove your information from it, as phones tend to allow access to sensitive, personal information. The easiest way to rid your phone of this information is to perform a factory reset. If you wish to transfer information from the old device to your new phone, simply do so before clearing the old one.

How to Dispose of an Old Cell Phone


07/24/2014 How to Recover Deleted Texts on Android Phone

If  you have accidentally deleted some or all of your text messages by mistake, fret not! You can get them back with a 99% chance of success, but there' is one ingredient that is most important: time! If you have deleted your SMS inbox you have to act quick, because while the messages are recoverable until the portion of memory on which they are saved is rewritten, the longer you wait the higher the likelihood of getting new text messages, app updates or who-knows-what saved to the same location, obliterating them forever.

complete article


07/23/2014 Could Texting Improve Parenting?

If you received a text message reminding you to read to your baby or suggesting a game to play with your toddler, might it help to better prepare your child for school? That is the premise of Parent University, a six-week program being studied by researchers at Northwestern University. The goal of the program is to help parents to create a literacy-rich environment at home

complete article


07/22/2014 Text Messaging Becoming Part of War

On the same morning that the Israeli military dropped thousands of leaflets on residents in the northern Gaza Strip warning them of an impending military strike and urging them to leave their homes, thousands of Israelis in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and elsewhere received on their smartphones what initially appeared to be official text messages. First, they warned residents to stay close to bomb shelters, indicating an impending rocket attack from Gaza, and then they warned of suicide bombers who may have infiltrated the public shelters.

complete article


Archive of Blogs:
Current Blog | Blog Feed -

2014
November / December Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
January & February Blog

2013
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
February Blog
January Blog

2012
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
February Blog
January Blog

2011
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
February Blog
January Blog

2010
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
February Blog
January Blog

2009
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
June Blog
May Blog
April Blog
March Blog
February Blog
January Blog

2008
December Blog
November Blog
October Blog
September Blog
August Blog
July Blog
May-June Blog

March Blog
February Blog
January Blog


2007
December Blog
November Blog
October 2007 Blog
September 2007 Blog
August 2007 Blog
July 2007 Blog
June 2007 Blog
May 2007 Blog
April 2007 Blog
March 2007 Blog
February 2007 Blog
January 2007 Blog

2006
December 2006 Blog
November 2006 Blog
October 2006 Blog
September 2006 Blog
August 2006 Blog
July 2006 Blog
June 2006 Blog
May 2006 Blog
April 2006 Blog
March 2006 Blog
February 2006 Blog
January 2006 Blog

2005
December 2005 Blog
November 2005 Blog
October 2005 Blog
September 2005 Blog
August 2005 Blog
July 2005 Blog
June 2005 Blog
May 2005 Blog
April 2005 Blog
March 2005 Blog
February 2005 Blog
January 2005 Blog

2004
December 2004 Blog
November 2004 Blog
October 2004 Blog
September 2004 Blog
August 2004 Blog
June 2004 Blog
May 2004 Blog
April 2004 Blog
March 2004 Blog
February 2004
January 2004

2003
December 2003


send sms
Copyright 1996-2012 NotePage, Inc. Privacy Policy
sales@notepage.net