Archive for October, 2005

SMS widget 2.0 Released!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

Download it!

What’s new in version 2.0:

  • Long messages are automatically split into multiple parts.
  • Displays character count.
  • Displays number of message parts.
  • Added option to post messages to

The SMS widget allows you to send text messages to mobile phones for free.  You don’t even need to have a phone at all!  The widget works with most major carriers in the USA and Canada as well as O2 and T-Mobile in Germany.

  • Integrates with the Mac OS X Address Book, so you can quickly select friends to contact.
  • After you send a message, the widget remembers your friend’s carrier so that you don’t need to enter it in the future!
  • Long messages are automatically split up into multiple pieces.
  • You can include your mobile number or email as the reply address of your messages. This lets recipients reply to your SMS messages.

A free website for sending text messages is also available at:

The widget currently supports:

  • Alltel, AT&T, Cingular, Nextel, Sprint, SunCom, T-Mobile, Verizon, Verizon Pager, Virgin Mobile, and Qwest in the USA.
  • Bell Mobility, Fido, Rogers, and TELUS in Canada.
  • O2 and T-Mobile in Germany