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Curt

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #100 on: September 22, 2019, 02:45 AM »
it seems to be OpenSource{?}, so presumably it's been under some continuing development.

https://github.com/adampash/texter

Released on 6 Nov 2007, 368kb exe ("Download 32-bit"): https://www.portable...om/index.php?id=1212

Thank you for the answers.
« Last Edit: September 22, 2019, 02:55 AM by Curt »

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #101 on: September 22, 2019, 04:37 PM »
Yeah... the one that I posted had all sorts of links about the current status of texter.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #102 on: September 22, 2019, 08:52 PM »
@Curt:
Released on 6 Nov 2007, 368kb exe ("Download 32-bit"): https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1212
Oh, that's right, I thought this looked familiar. It's (v0.6) in my archives - I didn't think to look there.
I've been down this road before. In 2008 I downloaded and trialled it, but Texter hadn't been developed beyond v0.6 (and it still hasn't) and has basically been left behind as technology develops. I'd forgotten about it. I suggest you do too!   ;D

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #103 on: September 29, 2019, 12:38 AM »
NVDA allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications:
https://www.nvaccess.org/about-nvda/

Technitium DNS Server is an open source tool that can be used for self hosting a local DNS server for privacy & security or used for experimentation/testing by software developers on their computer. It works out-of-the-box with no or minimal configuration and provides a user friendly web console accessible using any web browser:
https://technitium.com/dns/

https://technitium.com/dns/help.html

https://blog.technit...ng-dns-sinkhole.html

https://blog.technit...ver-for-privacy.html

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #104 on: October 18, 2019, 02:29 AM »
Moving info quickly from PC to iPad

QPush
http://qpush.me/en/

And I used to use Evernote, it works, two devices free, but for this one simple need, QPush is great.
Nimbus Notes tries to be a real-time text synch, but it had problems when I tried it tonight.
Similarly, problems with CallSend.net
Kopy is in the same ball-park, Android, not yet IOS.

Just learned of QPush tonight, and it was very smooth setting up as a web page in the taskbar on Windows, and an easy-app on the iPad. It actually uses its own codes, so you do not set up a user account.
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #105 on: October 18, 2019, 03:28 PM »
I use Pushbullet (https://www.pushbullet.com/)

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #106 on: October 18, 2019, 09:45 PM »
            Pushbullet
Text from your computer
If you enabled SMS sync in our Android app, you can text from your computer via Pushbullet.
Texting from your computer is easy, here's how:
    Click SMS in the left bar.

And there was no "SMS" in the left bar.

Maybe it works better with Android.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #107 on: October 19, 2019, 01:04 PM »
            Pushbullet
Text from your computer
If you enabled SMS sync in our Android app, you can text from your computer via Pushbullet.
Texting from your computer is easy, here's how:
    Click SMS in the left bar.

And there was no "SMS" in the left bar.

Maybe it works better with Android.


Pushbullet does more than that.  I have an extension, and I can do exactly what you're doing.


pushbullet.png

This is what I see in Chrome (Brave) with the extension.  The People tab is all of my pushbullet native contacts (you can communicate just using it), the Devices tab (the current tab) shows what device I have linked, and you can see a couple of the links that I've sent to my phone.  The SMS is all of my SMS from my phone, and I can send SMS with it and receive it.  The notifications tab has all of the notifications that I see on my phone (I can't react with them, i.e. when it gives me choices in the notification, I can't select one- that's a paid feature).

One of the top reviews from the iOS store:

Been using Pushbullet for years. Essential for desktop to iOS
I love this app! Whether it's to save things for later,send it to the Pushbullet app so I can text it to some of my friends as sometimes I'm on my custom built PC and I can't airdrop like I would on my MacBook. The features are there and they're so many more functions besides what iOS can do alone like remote files, multiple device management, sending it to people within Pushbullet. It's great, It's wonderful, It's been working for years and I totally recommend it.


Something I want: Can we get an iMessage app so I don't have to tab to the Pushbullet app copy a link or hit the share button go back to the Messages app and vice versa. Being able to just grab right from Pushbullet in a small little iMessage feed and paste it right into a conversation that's already open would be amazing and super fast.

So apparently the same works with iOS.