If you hate typing text messages using the small keyboard of your mobile phone, you’ll love the Mighty Text extension for Google Chrome.

MightyText lets you send and receive SMS text messages directly from Gmail or Facebook on your computer. All you need to do is install the Mighty Text app on your Android phone.

Mighty Text offers a chat style widget inside Gmail and here you can read through your existing text messages or write new ones. Your phone has to be on as MightyText routes SMS messages via your phone.

If you have a dual-SIM mobile phone, MightyText will send and receive text message using the default SIM card on your Android Phone.

The extension also offers desktop notifications for missed calls and SMS messages. And it available for Android tablets as well.

The Android app is free of any ads. Additional features such as SMS scheduling, themes and blocked number set up are available in the pro version of MightyText which is US$ 29.99 per year.

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Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. He loves building web apps that improve productivity. Amit has also written for the Wall Street Journal and Lifehacker.

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