Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Google a pizza from your cell phone.

You are out of town. You get a hankering for a pepperoni pizza. But you don't know the location or phone number of a local pizza joint. What will you do? What WILL you do? Find a phone book? That is so 1967.

What I would do is flip open my cell phone and send a text message to Mr. Google. If I was in Beverly Hills, I would text "pizza.90210" to "GOOGL" on my SMS enabled phone. And I would know the street address and phone number of a local pizza joint. In theory. It is a beta program.

You can also get driving directions and weather, stock quotes and more.

Here is what Google says about it.

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