Sprint Launches StarStar Me To Replace Your Phone Number With Your Name


Cue Safaricom….

TechCrunch

Capitalizing on our increasing loss of memorization skills, Sprint is today launching a new product that will let users replace their usual phone number with their name. And the product has perhaps the best brand name ever: StarStar Me.

StarStar Me essentially lets you give out your name, nickname, or any word you’d like, instead of giving our your phone number. So, instead of giving you my cell number, I’d tell you to call **Jordan and you’d instantly be connected.

According to the release, the StarStar Me service will also provide an automatic custom text response to phone calls you don’t answer, a bit like the new Phone app in iOS 6, but with less flexibility. Users will also have “unique ways to share links to their blog, website, or social media accounts.” Sprint was unclear about this part, but I’d assume it means you can connect your blog…

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