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Hello Board!  This is my first post, so be gentle.

I want to have a box that does cool stuff  for a science party based on text messages sent to a phone number.  I've done some preliminary research and there appear to be GSM boards and some phone/arduino serial solutions.  

Can anybody that has been through this recommend a really simple / elegant solution?   I will be buying an Android soon so could use that but am open.  (If anybody has any killer andoid recommendations I am all ears as well - am a bit underwater with all the choices)

Thanks in advance.  Woot blinky blinky!

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The kind of phone sending the text message is completely irrelevant. It can be an Android or an iPhone or a $2 piece of junk. As long as it can send text messages...

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There do. One would have to presume that they work, or people wouldn't buy them. (Except bluetooth stuff, that is.)

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If anybody has any killer andoid recommendations
I'm pretty sure that the application of a sledge hammer to an Anroid would kill it.
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Ha very witty response.  The phone matters if it is the thing that is connected to the arduino that passes on the text message.  Again - this is where i am looking for guidance.  What works and what is a pain the is *ss?
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