Turn your Smartphone into a Genius Phone
Do you ever wish you had a secretary to take care of setting things up for you? Yeah, me too. Well, I found the closest thing to having your own secretary that you can get without opening your wallet. The free service Dial2Do.com will allows you to use your phone to do the following: check and update your calendar, send emails and text messages, create to-do’s and memos, check the weather, update your twitter account, and a bunch of other things.
Here’s how Dial2Do.com describes their service:
Dial2Do lets you do common tasks by just calling a number and speaking. Use it to send EMAIL or TEXT messages, record REMINDERS to help you remember things, post updates to your TWITTER or JAIKU stream and LISTEN to your favourite internet content. It’s easy and handsfree…
How Dial2Do Works
You get a call in number when you set up your account. When you dial the number a robotic voice ask you what you want to do. You say what you want and they recognize what you said and do it for you instantly.
They integrate with more services than you can shake a stick at. Calendars, Email, RememberTheMilk, Evernote, Twitter, FriendFeed, Wordpress, Blogger, and Typepad, Twitter, Ping.FM, and Tumblr. See the complete list of all of the services that you can use with Dial2Do.
Using Dial2Do to handle your business is extremely simple:
- Create a free account at Dial2Do
- Set up all of your services (email, calendar, to-do’s, etc.)
- Put your Dial2Do phone number in your phone
- Call Dial2Do and tell say what you want done
- Relax, knowing that it’s all taken care of.
See how to make your smartphone into a genius phone using Dial2Do.
Click here to download the Dial2Do tutorial podcast.
Other Options for Automated Secretaries
There are a few other options in this niche that you can try.
Jott.com is a very similar service, however it does not do very much for free.
IwantSandy used to do similar services, but she's floating face down in the deadpool at the moment.
Reqall.com works very similarly with free and paid versions. Video explaining how Reqall works.
Here's a nice article on some other alternatives for free personal organization using your phone and the web.
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