Google Kills Off Free SMS Messaging in Third-Party Apps

Google’s hardly publicised method for sending free text messages has been revoked after traffic from a popular iPhone app became too much. Google has started to block Infinite SMS and all other third-party software that’s been piggybacking the text messaging feature available in Gmail. Enabled in December via the Labs, the possibility of sending free SMS messages right from the Gmail chat window was quickly targeted by the Inner Fence developers who last month released Infinite SMS, a paid ($0.99) app for the iPhone and iPod touch which used the function to let users send as many text messages they want for free (if you don’t count the one-time fee of course)

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