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10. Email and Messaging > Search Google Via SMS

Search Google Via SMS

Use Google and the Internet as the ultimate SMS information services, for free.

As suggested recently in a New York Times article (see “All Thumbs, Without the Stigma”; visit http://tech2.nytimes.com/mem/technology/techreview.html?res=9E00E6DE-163FF931A2575BC0A9629C8B63), the thumb is the power digit. While the thumb-board of choice for executives tends to be the BlackBerry mobile email device (http://www.blackberry.com/), for the rest of the world (and many of the kids in your neighborhood) it’s the cell phone and Short Message Service (SMS).

SMS messages are quick-and-dirty text messages (think mobile instant messaging) tapped into a cell phone and sent over the airwaves to another cell phone for around 5 to 10 cents apiece.


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