UPDATE: Twilio now offers Two-Factor Authentication. Great to see! Today I learned (TIL): When using Twilio to send SMS text messages, messages with urls shortened by goog.gl link shortener will get blocked. In Twilio, it appears that the SMS text message completed successfully; however, the mobile phone never gets the message. Since Twilio does not […]

Many people who live in my general area are forced to use Consolidated Communications for landline phone service. I believe it was also TXU Communications and Lufkin/Conroe Exchange for a period of time. While we did not have many service issues, the pricing is ridiculously non-competitive for business service. So why not cut the cord […]