Send free SMS messages to mobile phones with Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Free SMSThe Messenger application from Yahoo! has now a new feature for mobile phones that allows you to send free SMS to your contacts directly from your Messenger list.

The SMS feature lets you send text messages to your friends right from Yahoo! Messenger. Just type in a friend’s mobile phone number, compose your message just like a regular instant message, then hit Send. Your friend will receive your text message on his phone, and his reply will come back to you in Yahoo! Messenger.

It’s free to send SMS messages from Yahoo! Messenger to your friends (and to receive their replies). However, your friends may incur data charges from their mobile carrier for receiving and replying to your messages.

Yahoo! Messenger supports SMS messaging for the following countries and carriers:

– United States: AT&T, Alltel, Nextel (including Sprint), Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile
– Canada: Rogers, Fido, Telus
– India: Vodaphone Essar, Airtel, Aircel, Spice, Escotel, Reliance, BPL, BSNL, IDEA, MTNL
– Indonesia: XL, Indosat, Hutch 3, Telkomsel
– Malaysia: Celcom, DiGi, Maxis
– Philippines: Globe, Smart
– Thailand: AIS, DTAC
– Vietnam: Mobifone, Viettel, Vinaphone, S-Fone, HT, EVN
– Kuwait: Wataniya
– Pakistan: Mobilink

You can use this feature accessing the next address:

Android 2.1 update for HTC Hero it’s like buying a new phone

Htc Hero software updateCellular South announced today the release of Android 2.1 for HTC Hero. This is one of the most expected events, maybe because HTC Hero has become company’s most popular phone.

So, besides Android 2.1 features let’s see what this software update brings:

  • Download books and save them into your device with  Kindle for Android application
  • Pinch to zoom gesture support for the Gallery and Google™ Maps
  • New graphical Android Market with access to over 66,000 applications
  • Dictionary management
  • Real-time weather animation
  • Google™ Maps with Navigation and a turn-by-turn navigation application
  • Simultaneous log on to multiple Google e-mail accounts
  • Bluetooth contact transfer support
  • Integrated Yahoo! Mail™ account support
  • Improved battery life
  • Improved search across entire phone contents
  • Voice dialing and voice commands
  • Leap thumbnail views with pinch gesture support
  • New preloaded Android and HTC widgets
  • Active call screen with speakerphone and mute buttons
  • Intelligent desk clock screen dimmer and current time display while charging device
  • Digital camera enhancements and ability to touch area for auto white balance and auto focus
  • Enhanced secure connectivity options for Wi-Fi and VPN
  • Updated graphical icons throughout the phone
  • Improved YouTube™ video playback

So, if you have an HTC Hero on Cellular South i’m sure all of this convinced you to upgrade. And it’s not just a simple update, it’s like buying a new phone. Cellular South are sending e-mails with download instructions for HTC Hero update to all of its customers, but if somehow you don’t receive this mail you can go to Android 2.1 software update.


How to set up email addres on your BlackBerry (video)

How to set up email addres on your BlackBerry (video)

Make your live easier, communicate with your friends in near real-time, reply and forward, filter message by sender or subject, and do much more, all of this things if you add the email address on your BlackBerry.

To integrate the email address you have to follow the next steps:

1. Locate and click on the Setup folder.
2. Within the Setup folder, click on Email Settings and if prompted, review the Terms of Agreement.
3. A listing of various email providers will now be displayed:

  • If you are integrating a Yahoo!, Gmail, AOL or Windows Live email address, highlight the appropriate icon and click Next.
  • If you are integrating an email address from another provider, select Other.

4. Provide the email address and password and in most cases, you’re done!