Category Archives: sms

Google Chat and AIM, together at last + free SMS

Google has integrated AIM into its chat in Gmail, delivering what Google and AOL announced nearly two years ago when they renewed their search deal and Google invested $1 billion in AOL. The integration is not true interoperability, like what … Continue reading

Posted in aol, google, im, instant messaging, sms, wireless | 6 Comments

Hngry. Snd pzza now.

In a first for the U.S. pizza market, Papa John’s is now letting you order your carbs by text message. This won’t work for last-minute cravings. You have to create an online account at papajohns.com and pre-configure the pies that … Continue reading

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Text to car: go to the grocery store

I said yesterday that it would be great if I could send destination information to my car from my PC via my phone. Apparently, Google has gone and done it. The catch is you have to have a BMW and … Continue reading

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Text to self: buy milk

I finally broke down and signed up for an SMS plan. Since then, I’ve been texting myself key nuggets of information: Airline and hotel confirmation numbers Addresses and phone numbers of new restaurants I’m trying Shopping lists The easiest way … Continue reading

Posted in aol, gps, im, local search, mobile, sms, wireless, yahoo, yellow pages | 3 Comments