Here at the Fool, we've already spotted several ways that the Apple
With the launch of the App Store and the iPhone 3G's debut, blogs and news sites are buzzing about a free application from Truphone, which uses the iPhone's Wi-Fi connection to make cheap international calls. Fellow Fool Tim Beyers presciently saw this revolution coming; he rationalized the value of VoIP on the iPhone even before it released.
The Truphone application allows calls to landlines in most countries for $0.06 a minute, and it cuts out roaming rates completely. Once a flush profit center, European carriers such as Vodafone
Certainly, using an alternative mobile broadband connection to make cheap calls is not an Apple or Truphone invention. Vonage
The ability to make a cellular phone call from a home or office used to depend on whether AT&T
Again, Apple isn't doing anything here that Research In Motion
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