Too Short to Report Wireless News for March 4, 2011
Twitter Updates iPhone App - Twitter has updated its iPhone/iPad app to 3.3 with a Quick Bar of trends and URL-shortening. Tweet composition has been streamlined, and direct messages appear in a threaded style. It also includes improved autocomplete, contact integration, preferences, and photo uploading.
Google Maps Twittered and Pinged - Google has updated Google Maps for Android to 5.2. It includes the ability to tweet Hotpot reviews from Hotpot and ping Latitude friends who are nearby. Check-in has been improved with using the Search more places button.
Windows Phone 7 Update Failure (Again) - Updates for Samsung Windows Phones are still not working and was reported in the Windows Phone Answers forum. Microsoft tweeted that it is looking into the problem.
Microsoft Bings Deals - Microsoft launched Bing Deals for desktop
and mobile. It aggregates leading offers form Groupon, Living Social, Restaurant.com and 100's deals in one place. With a click on deal at m.bing.com, you'll see the top daily deals featured in your metro
area. You can also browse by category or keyword - narrowing down the
deals to your exact interests.
Free In-Flight Notebook Texting from InFlight Messenger - For a limited time, InFlight Messenger is offering free service. The service enables airplane passengers to text
and/or IM chat between a computer and mobile phones that are on
the ground. The software uses the airplane Wi-Fi service and converts messages typed onto a PC into text
messages. InFlight Messenger offers a time-stamped Message History, and a "Text Message Calendar" that enables a subscribing passenger to enter a business associate, family member or friend's schedule, appointments or events.
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