Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Summary: Whether to keep up with your friends or to support a long-distance relationship, there are plenty of apps across all platforms to help you stay in touch.


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  • IM+ Instant Messenger

    Name: IM+ Instant Messenger

    Developer: SHAPE GmbH

    Platform: Android | iOS | Windows Phone |

    Price: $Free / Premium

    Available in free and premium versions, IM+ is a simple and clean way to connect all of your messenger accounts -- whether Facebook, Skype, Yahoo or Gmail -- in to one list, and can send both text and voice messages to those online. 

  • Between - app for couples

    Name: Between - app for couples

    Developer: VCNC

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free

    Between is an app designed purely for couples. Especially useful for those in a long-distance relationship, the app allows you to create a personal 'space' with your better half -- including a timeline dotted with photos and memos. You can also share status updates, leave voice mails and post images, and receive instant notifications when your partner updates something within the space. 


  • TextMe International

    Name: TextMe International

    Developer: TextMe 

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free

    Sometimes, we don't want a lengthy conversation or video-based call, and instead, just want to be able to send a quick note to a friend, wherever they are in the world. Via the app, you can send free international texts to the U.S., Canada and in total over 40 countries, link your contacts to Dropbox content, and make calls via voice or video. 

Topics: Mobility, Android, iOS, iPhone, iPad, Networking

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  • poorly researched article

    I have a windows phone and there is no google+. Clearly you do not talk to friends are all platforms. the best ones that everyone has(IOS,Android, Windows phone and Blackberry) so far are Whatsapp, viber, skype, facebook messenger.
  • Missing !

    Author dropped Whatsapp !!,silly its one of the best crossplatform and clocking billions of text dialy: WindowsPhone,Android,iOS,Nokia Symbian,blackberry,......
  • Missing Viber and Voxer

    Almost everyone I know uses Viber to keep in touch. Some use Voxer but not as many.