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FireChat for Android Launch

Immensely popular iOS app FireChat brings Internet-less chat to Android

April 3rd, 2014

The recently launched FireChat instant messaging iOS app that doesn’t require an Internet or cellular connection to allow users to send and receive messages – it’s taking advantage of new wireless technology supported by Apple in iOS 7 – quickly became a hit app in many markets. The company on Thursday announced that it’s making the app …

iOS 7 Mesh Network Feature

This new iOS 7 feature could change how we connect to the Internet

March 24th, 2014

Last week, we told you about a new messaging app from Open Garden called FireChat whose key feature is that it doesn’t need an Internet connection to work. It creates a mesh network between users and the Internet with a new protocol in iOS 7 called Multipeer Connectivity Framework. As Cult of Mac points out, as this …