Tatango to add 20K new clients, open NYC office with Broadtexter acquisition

Tatango, the Seattle-based group SMS service, today announced the acquisition of Broadtexter, a New York-based entertainment text-messaging marketing platform. The move brings on an additional 20,000 clients to the Tatango platform, including big names like Reel Big Fish, Los Lonely Boys, Sister Hazel, Candlestick, Big Head Todd and The Monsters. Tatango will also be opening up a… Read More


Ask Andru: Apple iMessage Follow-Up

The first ever Ask Andru column featured a question about Apple’s iMessage, a proprietary method the company uses to allow owners of iOS devices to send text messages, pictures, and videos to each other through Apple’s servers, bypassing the traditional wireless carrier. This allows users to send as many messages as they want without having… Read More


Introducing Ask Andru: Apple’s iMessage, explained

I’m a big fan of GeekWire, so when one of my Twitter followers suggested that I start a regular Q&A column for the site, focusing on consumer electronics and gadgets, I figured “Why not?” I talked with the crew, and the result is Ask Andru. In case you’re curious about what qualifies me to answer… Read More