Tag: kik

  • SnapChat Instagram | I Don’t Get Direct Picture Messaging Apps

    SnapChat Instagram | I Don’t Get Direct Picture Messaging Apps

    Instagram just announced the ability to directly send photos to certain friends or groups of friends through the app, but why? I may be in the minority here based on the amount of money people are throwing at companies like SnapChat, but what is the purpose of using an app to send a picture to…

  • Kik Messenger Updated With Pictures and Group Chat

    If you’ve been following the site you’re probably aware that I’ve been a big fan of Kik Messenger. It’s basically a Blackberry Messenger (BBM) clone in that it uses your data connection to send messages to your friends, but in this case it works on multiple platforms (iOS and Android) so your friends don’t have…

  • RIM Sues Kik Messenger

    I’ve never owned a Blackberry and never intend to, but this just solidifies my spot in the anti-blackberry community. Obviously if a company is infringing on another company’s patents, then that company has every right to protect what is rightfully theirs, but does RIM really own a patent on the “S/D/R”, sent/delivered/read, indicators within a…

  • RIM Really Dislikes Kik Messenger

    A couple weeks ago Kik released a new version of their Kik Messenger application which allowed for free text communication between iPhone, Android and Blackberry devices. The service is similar to Blackberry Messenger (aka BBM) in that it uses the data network to transmit text messages and also shows when a message has been sent,…

  • Kik Messenger vs. Ping Chat

    When it comes to cheap I’m pretty much the definition word, so when I heard that there were options out there that would allow me to lower my text messaging plan to either the lowest, or nothing, I had to see what it was all about. I currently have an iPhone 4 on AT&T and…