AT&T is getting rid of text plans with monthly blocks of 200 or 1,500 texts and going to an all-or-nothing approach: Buy an unlimited plan, or pay by the message. Our choice? Neither. Try these apps instead.
Communication is increasingly moving off the grid and into the cloud. For cellphone users -- especially ones with smartphones -- there are a host of online tools and apps that can help reduce usage on carrier plans and save money. Here are a half dozen easy options.