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    Can iPad be used to make Internet calls using magic jack?
     
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    Hi there--I don't have an answer for you, but others may. Maybe use the Search function to see what you come up with.

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    No. Magic Jack requires a USB port. While you can connect USB devices to the iPad using the Camera Connection Kit, only a few standard devices are supported. Magic Jack is not.

    However; there are a number of apps for the iPad that can be used to make phone and video calls to others. Some are free, some cost a bit. Apps that work with Google Voice are probably worth looking into. Whistle Phone also looks interesting. I've heard good things about both.

    I haven't used/tried any of these, since I barely make a dent in my iPhone's plan.
     
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    I came across this thread last month and had a look at Magic Jack, only for US residents which is a shame but there is an app for Magic Jack now. Thought you might be interested Twerppoet as well as the OP

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/1305-ipad-magic-jack-2.html
     
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    Thanks. I did search for Magic Jack in the App Store before posting, but could not find anything. Turns out it is one word.

    Thanks for catching that for me, Leelai.
     
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    Don't you just hate it when that happens! :)
    I've done that many times, some have to be just so!
     
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    :D

    It's probably character building.
     

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