Think that SMS is bad? Wait until you are faced with an onslaught of audicons. A company called 2PM Technologies has come up with audible SMS messages which can be attached to any standard txt message.
The good news is that this stuff won’t come about until the network operators (e.g. Vodafone et al) install the 2PM MiG gateway, which thankfully may hamper things a bit in the short term, eh?
Here are some examples of the kind of noises the company wants to pump down your handset (and home phone too!).