sms’s app for your phone reads your text message out aloud

It has been proven repeatedly that using a cell phone to talk or text is just as bad as having had a few drinks. With that in mind, not to mention that many states have either outlawed the practice or are about to, new handsfree technology is needed to help drivers to respond without taking their eyes off the road. is one such company providing an application to read text messages out aloud and send an automatic response saying that you will respond later. You can get the application for your Blackberry or Android phone with versions for iPhone and Windows Mobile on the way. You can get either a free ad-supported version or a premium version for a flat lifetime price or on a monthly subscription basis.

PS> If you’re a Federal employee, then you should also know that President Obama has banned federal employees from text messaging when they are behind the wheel of government vehicles and from texting in their own cars if they use government-issued phones or are on official business.

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Price: $13.95 1-time cost or $3.95/mo
(Please note prices are subject to change and the listed price is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of posting)

Fun and interesting uses of Google Latitude

google-latitudeThe bloggers of Google’s mobile division has put together a quick entry on some interesting uses of Google Latitude (that they probably didn’t envision).

Perhaps the best one is of a poor guy tracking down his phone after he forget it in a cab. Phone made it to Boston less than half a day later.

Oh yeah, in case you don’t know what Google Latitude is, it essentially lets your friend see where you are (well your phone) from either your phone or PC, and lets you quickly contact them via SMS, phone, or IM.

kwiry adds new features: Facebook app, e-mail, photos, more

Remember kwiry, the text-to-webpage service that we blogged about late last year? Well, they’ve been hard at work building and rolling out new extensions to their basic service.

For starters, the kwiry Facebook application lets you change the privacy of your kwirys and manage your kwirys without leaving FB.

Now you can send photos to your kwiry account from your camera phone by e-mailing [email protected], and then you can use your mobile phone to view those photos and the rest of your kwirys at

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