Free Text Messages!
Technically speaking, it's supposed to only be for sending snippets from the web to your own phone, but Google has made it so strikingly easy to get around that, that you know they just say that for legal reasons. First download and install the extension and restart. You should see a little phone icon in your toolbar. If you click on it, it'll tell you to select some text. So just select some text on whatever web page you're at and click the cell phone. A window will pop up. Type in the number you want to send the message to, either yours or anybody else's you know, select their carrier from the list, and then delete the text in the text box and type whatever you want. Like "call me", or "want 2 do dinner?" or whatever else you need and then hit send message. Voila, easy as pie.
Be aware when I say free text messages, I mean Google won't charge you for sending them. You'll still get charged by your carrier if you send them to your phone, and your friends get charged by their carrier for receiving them as well, so don't go text happy and start sending 500 text messages a day. That being said, this really is a useful extension, so go ahead and download Google Send to Phone.
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