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Tag: sms

  • Send SMS messages from the command line

    This is, pretty much, my favorite discovery of 2016 so far: a freely-available API to send SMS text messages. Called TextBelt (http://textbelt.com/), it uses the *nix curl command to send a line of text and a specified phone number. I’ve started to use this with some of my server scripts set up to notify me…

  • The quagmire of messaging

    I read an article from Wired this morning, Screw Texting. It’s Time to Pick a Universal Messaging App, that really struck a chord with me. The state of texting/messaging is one of those quagmires I think we’ve all simply gotten used to the low-level buzz of aggravation. As an iPhone user, I mostly use the built-in…