In June, Google released 'Messages for Web' which are similar to the Apple iPhone iMessage for Mac. The App allows you to create and respond to text directly from your computer.
Maybe you are wondering why this is so exciting? Over the years I have had a few clients who used texting as their primary mode of communication and these clients were slow to respond to emails. Many of these clients had even asked me if they could have their invoices texted to them instead of being emailed. Using the new 'Messages for Web' this is now an easy task.
Check out the step-by-step instructions here.