18 March, 2007
Free Web-based SMS - Old Skool!
Vintage stuff: the mighty Gizmo project is revisiting some dusty, long forgotten functionality: the ability to send text messages to mobile phones from a web page for free.
Remember when telco operators used to let any third party do this back 5+ years ago? They permitted this so that the recipient would hit reply thus generating usage. Sadly, only mobile operators themselves permit this through their own sites - and cap usage to a fairly meager daily limit.
It will be interesting to see if this takes off again - perhaps it will shove SMS into the mainstream in the US market.
In the meantime, you can send a SMS to my mobile / cell phone, by clicking on the Gizmo Logo above.