Steve Jobs might still be hard headed and not say explicitly that they will allow VoIP calls on the upcoming 3G iPhone, the following news bit almost eliminates all doubts.
iCall, which was created for the sole purpose of making calls over Wi-Fi, is going to be launched on the iTunes App Store with the rest of the iPhone apps very soon. This still isn’t official word about VoIP on the iPhone but I think it’s close enough.
And since the iPod Touch also runs on the OS as the first-gen iPhone, I think it’s safe to say that there will be an iCall for iPod Touch as well.
iCall for iPhone and iPod Touch should let users:
1. Make and receive calls over WiFi
2. Transfer inbound calls from a regular cell call to WiFi instantly and seamlessly – save your expensive minutes
3. Access your same address book
4. Customize your voicemail options
Cheapskates and budget nuts are very happy to learn about this, I’m sure.
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