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Old Apr 17, 2011, 04:42 PM   #1
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send text message from iMac

I'm in Korea, and maybe that makes no difference.

Can I send text messages from my 27 iMac?
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Old Apr 17, 2011, 05:03 PM   #2
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Quick search of the app store came back with Jelly SMS lite. Don't know much about it, but it's free so it couldn't hurt.
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Old Apr 17, 2011, 05:09 PM   #3
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I use TxtDrop. Works great as a Dashboard widget.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 05:39 AM   #4
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I use TxtDrop. Works great as a Dashboard widget.
Txtdrop does not work outside US/Canada, according to the website.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 05:46 AM   #5
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I use http://www.intellisms.co.uk/ (and there are many other services like this).

You buy a fixed number of SMS messages. You can then send these by logging into their web site or by sending a specially formatted email message. A return SMS can either be emailed to you, or you can send a text as if it came from your regular phone (so replies come to your phone directly).

It works well. I've used it a few times when I've wanted to create small apps that notified me of stuff by SMS. Also used it to write longer texts to friends (rather than typing on a tiny screen).
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You can send TEXT messages from AOL, but you cannot receive replies.
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Address Book used to have this built in, but it was removed in 10.4 or 10.5...
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