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Unhand that phone! Texting tools for the big screen

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At a Glance

MightyText boasts a slick interface and an impressive set of features...and it's free.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Slick design
  • Extra features

Cons

  • Requires extra steps in IE

mysms

3/5

At a Glance

MySMS offers free tools for messaging other mySMS users, but its functionality beyond that is a bit limited.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Attractive interface
  • Free texting with other mysms users

Cons

  • iPhone functionality limited
  • Settings can be difficult to access

DeskSMS

2.5/5

At a Glance

DeskSMS can handle the basics of desktop texting, but it doesn't work reliably enough.

Price when rated: $5 per year

Pros

  • Easy to set up

Cons

  • No instructions
  • Didn't work reliably

At a Glance

BrowserTexting has the basics covered, but it's expensive.

Price when rated: $10 (30-day free trial)

Pros

  • Works well
  • Quick setup
  • Group texting

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Sometimes slow

MobiTexter

3.5/5

At a Glance

MobiTexter offers a reliable way to send and receive SMS messages on your PC.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Free
  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Doesn't support MMS

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