New iPhone app lettrs lets users send 'snail mail'

Published: Tuesday, April 23 2013 6:30 p.m. MDT

Lettrs, a new iPhone app that launched Tuesday, allows users to compose, craft and customize hard-copy letters that are then printed out and funneled to the U.S. Postal Service for delivery.

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The brand-new iPhone app lettrs empowers smartphone users to send hard-copy correspondence through the U.S. Postal Service.

“Tech startup lettrs … launched its first mobile app for the iPhone on Tuesday, with Android and iPad versions already in development,” Matt Petronzio wrote Tuesday for tech website Mashable. “The app extends the function of the lettrs platform by converting mobile voice, data and pictures to digital and paper post letters. With the goal of increasing meaningful communications from the palm of your hand, the app allows you to dictate, modify and deliver a letter through either the cloud or via lettrs' real-life postal operations in Collinsville, Conn.”

The lettrs app sells for $2.99 on iTunes. Prior to launching its new smartphone app, the lettrs service existed on the Internet at lettrs.com and populated the Twitter feed @lettrs.

Jamshid Ghazi Askar is a graduate of BYU's J. Reuben Clark Law School and member of the Utah State Bar. Contact him at jaskar@desnews.com or 801-236-6051.

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