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Mac OS X Widget Sends Free Text Messages

One of the cooler things about owning an Apple computer is that there is never a shortage of nifty widgets to download and play with. If you’re tired of racking up that cell phone bill with a whole whack of SMS messages, fret not, because here is a widget for Mac OS X that’ll let you send text messages absolutely free.

Available through TxtDrop.com, the widget fits right into your Dashboard, allowing you to stay in QWERTY contact with your mobile friends as you remain tethered to a computer. You can also receive their replies “directly via email, a first for TxtDrop.com.” This widget and service is only for North American cell phone numbers at this time.

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