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04-15-2008, 01:23 PM #1
Turn Your iPod Touch into an iPhone
The iPod Touch is a snazzy device, which is nearly the exact same as an iPhone - except it can't make calls.
Now, using SIP-VoIP and a Touchmod Mic, you can rectify that issue. For under $50, you get the mic, and you can also get a mic/headset for around $60.
This makes it easy if you already have a cell phone, and/or are always around WiFi!
You may remember, Touchmod launched SIP VoIP back in January, but they've now apparently found a commercial vendor of the mic they were working on.
Nice job, guys!
Full article and how to by lifehacker: http://lifehacker.com/378511/turn-yo...into-an-iphone
Video of it in use:
Last edited by Broomhead; 04-15-2008 at 05:12 PM. Reason: typo
04-15-2008, 01:31 PM #2
Sweet action...now I'm going to mess with my cousins iTouch and get it to do this
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04-15-2008, 01:31 PM #3
not gonna lie that is pretty sweetThe Future of Mobile
04-15-2008, 01:31 PM #4
looks interesting...esp now that fring is out...
04-15-2008, 01:31 PM #5
04-15-2008, 02:03 PM #6
Didn't work with my ifone (SIP-VoiP) it is mean!!!iPhone 4, Yellow Custom Glass, 32GB, 4.3.3, non-working home button. And a prototype iPhone 4 White.
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04-15-2008, 02:13 PM #7
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04-15-2008, 03:15 PM #9
do you guys realize how old this application is?? i had it on my touch over 3 months ago. i now have an iphone though.. sooo old you guys
04-15-2008, 03:16 PM #10
Works great! But there's a few seconds delay when making calls.
04-15-2008, 03:41 PM #11
Its just like Skype, Samething as Skype to be exact.. Been out on the PsP for a long time this is old news.. Next.EDM
04-15-2008, 04:53 PM #12
I'm sorry I can't get over the fact that the guy is like 12 years old
04-15-2008, 05:33 PM #13
Hahaha yeah, I got a little thrown off at a 12-13 year old kid doing a better tech demo video than most adults I see on YouTube.
Good going, kid. This is going to add a lot of value to the touch once its stabilized as a VoIP phone.
04-15-2008, 08:27 PM #14
My question is that lets say if you make a call, on the other phone what does it say under the caller id, and do you have to pay monthly?
04-15-2008, 08:38 PM #15
04-15-2008, 09:10 PM #16
yes the program is old but the point of the post was to show the microphone____wait for it ..... nevermind
04-15-2008, 10:27 PM #17
that is sweet but you will need to be near a router to get this to work, or just buy a cantenna =) a jumbo cantenna, naa then everyone will start attacking your network
04-16-2008, 11:23 AM #18
It's nice and all but the mic is still $50.
However, without the mic you can call people but not talk, only listen.I am Olim. We are Olim. And we just did this- together!
04-16-2008, 12:25 PM #19
04-16-2008, 02:33 PM #20
What's the point when you can only use this with Wi-fi, it's $50 for a mic, it has lag, and it's got an ugly dongle on the bottom of it? Just get an iPhone and you won't have to deal with all this. :P