mic_888 · Jun 27, 2011 at 09:00 pm

TexTab SMS For Android Tablets

If you want to be able to send SMSs from your Android tablet, and you also own an Android phone, check out XDA forum member howettl‘s TexTab app.

TexTab is an SMS app for Android tablets that allows you to connect your Android 2.1+ tablet to your Android 2.1+ phone over Bluetooth and send/receive SMS messages on your tablet as if you were sending them from your phone.

TexTab is currently in public beta and the XDA dev is looking for feedback.

Current features include:

  • Honeycomb optimised (although not required)
  • Push menu button to connect devices via Bluetooth
  • Conversation thread use your Google contact information to display contact info
  • Widget with button to enable/disable service, and displays connection information

For more information and to download the apk, head on over to the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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