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Line2 turns your iPad into a full-fledged phone

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Line2 turns your iPad into a full-fledged phone
Have you ever wondered if you could use an iPad to make phone calls? Thanks to the magic of VoIP telephony, doing so is possible, and there actually exist more than a few apps built specifically for that purpose.

Line2 is a VoIP app that has been available for the iPhone and for Android smartphones for quite a while now, and a dedicated iPad version is about to be released pretty soon. For $10 per month, Line2 provides its subscribers with unlimited calling and texting nationwide, and in case if you are wondering, signing up for a free one week trial is offered as well. The service boasts the ability to work over both Wi-Fi and 3G, which is very convenient, and international calls are also available at pretty affordable rates.

Those of you interested in giving Line2 for iPad a shot, however, will need to be patient as the app is scheduled for launch later this month – on July 28, to be exact. In the meantime, feel free to check out a demo of Line2 for iPad in the video that we have embedded below.

source: Line2 via Engadget


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posted on 15 Jul 2011, 13:03

1. Gowireless Employee (unregistered)


Is this for the Ipad 1 or 2? And I would assume you would use bluetooth or a wired headset. I have the Ipad 1

posted on 15 Jul 2011, 13:54

2. protozeloz (Posts: 5370; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


it seems you can you can test here
http://www.line2.com/download_apple.html

for those who are curious the beta is also viable for android too on phones and other devices here is the info

http://www.line2.com/android_devices.html

posted on 16 Jul 2011, 09:37

3. Vit (unregistered)


Skype offers the same for amuch less money. Works well on iPad, Nexus S, and Windows PC

posted on 17 Jul 2011, 17:44

4. SMART GOWIRELESS EMPLOYEE (unregistered)


Wow I'm so sad I even work in the same company as the stupid up top! You should know the answer to your question?

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