Can the 3G iPad replace a phone?

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  1. Sonicrobby

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    I currently have a wifi only iPad, and honestly I think I carry it on me more often than my phone. I know there is that tweak/hack in Cydia which will allow the 3G iPad to work like a phone. Has anyone had an extensive exposure to this feature to give me their personal opinion on how it is? Whether or not i should turn over to the 3G model? Would it cause AT&T to force me to get a higher data plan, or could I use the exact plan that I have now? (700 min, unlim txt, 2gb data)
     
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    Don't know how you'd look walking around holding an iPad to your ear.... Might get some funny looks
     
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    Haha well I'm more of a texter, but I was thinking of a Bluetooth headset for the calls
     
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    This is not an good Idea but still it is always good to have have two numbers and the other No can be your Ipad 3G.
     
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    Yeh you could get away with that haha ... I'd be interested to know if there is a way this can be done
    I'm not keen on jail breaking/hacking my iPad tho
     
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    I used to be able to make calls from mine before google shut down the gizmo service.
     
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    I use an app called "Whistle" that I downloaded from the app store. It works pretty well for calls on 3G. I have not tried to use a Bluetooth head set yet but I can send and receive calls on my iPad 1 with no jail breaking or hacks.
     
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    Get Line2 for your iPad and your set. Permanent number for 10 bucks a month, texting and unlimited calls, super slick interface, voicemail etc. Pretty cool app.
     
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    Can my ipad2 with 3G work like a phone?
     

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