MMS archive

  • Orange predicts a white and texty Christmas
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    Orange predicts a white and texty Christmas

    By 21 December 2010

    Vodafone recently told us how the snow at the end of November led to a massive boom in MMS sending, as people around the UK swapped pictures of their white covered streets and snowman efforts. And now Orange is predicting that with the snow set to continue...

  • Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow
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    Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow

    By 2 December 2010

    Figures released by Vodafone have revealed that we're just crazy for sending pictures of the snow to our buddies. Over 750,000 pictures were taken and sent by MMS from Vodafone UK customers on 1 December, as people woke up to Winter Wonderland scene in...

  • 'MMS Bomber' mobile virus infects millions in China
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    'MMS Bomber' mobile virus infects millions in China

    By 2 April 2010

    A mobile virus has run riot in China since February causing financial loss to owners of infected devices. The "MMS Bomber" has made its way into over a million smartphones running Symbian S60 3rd Edition and largely affects Samsung and Nokia handhelds....

  • Orange predicts bumper Christmas for texts
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    Orange predicts bumper Christmas for texts

    By 22 December 2009

    Orange is predicting a "bumper crop" of text and picture messages this Christmas and New Year as customers use the network to send season's greetings. While last year broke Orange records with more than 100 million text messages and more than one million...

  • Radio 1 listeners get free picture messaging day
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    Radio 1 listeners get free picture messaging day

    By 10 December 2009

    On Friday 11 December 2009, listeners in the United Kingdom can send free picture messages to the Radio 1 messaging number for a chance to see their images featured on the Radio 1 website. "Picture Messaging Day" is said to be designed to help young listeners...

  • Orange debuts MMS Twitter updates
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    Orange debuts MMS Twitter updates

    By 17 November 2009

    Orange has announced a new service for Twitter users that'll allow them to send images to the microblogging service by attaching them to MMS messages. It's called "Snapshot" and is apparently the first service in the world to offer that functionality....

  • AT and T reveals date for iPhone MMS in America
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    AT and T reveals date for iPhone MMS in America

    By 4 September 2009

    Following news of a lawsuit from a disgruntled consumer who thinks this announcement has been too long coming, AT&T has finally revealed when iPhone users in the US will be able to send multimedia messages. Due before "fall", AT&T has named 25 September...

  • Apple sued over iPhone's missing MMS
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    Apple sued over iPhone's missing MMS

    By 28 August 2009

    An American consumer is suing Apple and iPhone operator AT&T for the failure as yet to deliver the promised MMS messaging on the iPhone 3GS. Deborah Carr has filed a lawsuit in Ohio that charges Apple and AT&T for "violating laws against deceptive trade...

  • Proof-of-concept code found for MMS vulnerability
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    Proof-of-concept code found for MMS vulnerability

    By 3 January 2007

    It is now been proven possible to spread malware via MMS messages from device to device rather than via a PC. Colin Mulliner, after waiting for six months for a reply from Microsoft about his findings, published proof-of-concept exploits of MMS vulnerabilities...