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Using I-PAd 3G as a phone

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    Has anyone figured out how to use the I-PAD 3G as a phone?
    I have had a few cases where my i-phone is dead or in use and if I could dial a number on the Pad it would have been quite useful.
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    Ipad1 - jailbreak and install Phone-It for iPad from iPhoneIslam. Works great.

    No options for iPad2 other than standard IP telephony apps such as Skype etc. available from the app store.
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    I've used Talkatone (in conjunction with Gmail) before. It's not the best when compared to a regular cell phone, but you can use it to call regular phones (or cell phones).

    I know this because I had to call my brother-in-law once when I got a flat tire. But, that's another story... :D

    It is/was a handy, "just in case" app. Free, too. I'm not sure about service if you are outside the USA, but it works a treat IN the US.

    Marilyn

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