IP3 2021-Collaboration & App Management (LOT 11342)
This lot is generally related to instant messaging or text-based messaging. Disclosed are techniques to provide SMS messages at no extra cost using a mobile phone and cloud services in global communication networks. Techniques are disclosed to send and receive text-based messages consisting of a mobile device connected to a wireless network and a server via the network. The server is configured to send an outgoing text message to the mobile device through a communication network, and the mobile device is configured to receive and send a response to the received text message. Also disclosed is a cloud- based network service to provide a server-based file or tasks to various network-connected devices. The technology may be implemented in an instant messaging service, mobile devices, mobile apps, cloud computing, etc.