The Real (and Virtual) Adventures of Nathan the IT Guy

Oct 15 2008   2:38AM GMT

Google SMS?

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

Well here is an interesting one for you all… something called Google Txt

Go ahead… enter this contact into your phone (466453)

Now send it a text message… saaay “weather winnipeg” hit send…. about 5 seconds later you will receive a reply, as below

Winnipeg, MB
11C, Mostly Cloudy
Wind: S 13 km/h
Hum: 72%
Tue: 10C-13C, Clear
Wed: 6C-11C, Mostly Sunny
Thu: 4C-8C, Partly Sunny

Or maybe your looking for sushi close to work….. so you enter “sushi R3M 2K8” entering your local postal code will search for sushi places near that area.

(1/2)Local Listings:
Kenko Sushi
788 Corydon Avenue
Winnipeg, R3M 0Y1

Meiji Sushi & G Martini Bar
659 Corydon Avenue
Winnipeg, R3M 0W3

Blufish Japanese Sushi Restaurant
179 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0R7

You can pretty much type anything you want… So go ahead, give it a try… and have fun!

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