Web & communication software

Downloads for Unhand that phone! Texting tools for the big screen

Don't cramp your style texting on that teeny-tiny smartphone. There's no need, especially when you consider how many apps and services make it easy for you to text from the roomy comfort of your computer's monitor and keyboard. We tested five services to see how well they worked, and whether they were able to reliably bring the convenience of texting on your smartphone to your PC. All of the solutions we tested work with Android phones, as its open nature allows apps more access to your phone's messages. Most were impressive, many are free, and all were easy to use. For the full story, read the Unhand that phone! Texting tools for the big screen feature.

MobiTexter

3.5/5

BrowserTexting

2.5/5

DeskSMS

2.5/5

mysms

3/5

MightyText

4/5