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use 3g tablet as cellphone

by avengine / November 9, 2012 10:54 PM PST

I am working on in this direction, right now I am testing a voip app in ipad2 3g with a data only plan, that is call Dellvoice, and I can get a local number from them. But I want to find a way to use this on android 4.0 phone and get the bluetooth headset to get the phone ring out of it and push the answer button to take or end the call. Is this something possible?
I prefer something around 7", I saw the note 10.1 3g, but is expensive, if all this idea work then it is a different story.
any suggestion to make this idea work?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 12:50 AM PST

All you need is the cellular in the tablet and the apps to do that. Not that challenging to those that write apps.

The idea is not new, been done before but will folk pay for this?

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voip app to use as real phone replacement
by avengine / November 10, 2012 10:58 PM PST
In reply to: Yes.

I know this idea is not new, but so far most of the voip app cannot easily be use as a phone yet, I am not sure is that the carrier put the pressure on it or license is a issue.
if you know of any voip can do what I want, please point me a solution.
I cannot write the app, I am just looking for the solution.
or the worst what is the link for me to start write app for this area to make this work.

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You may have to write such a thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 11:59 PM PST

I'm sure you see Virgin Mobile is really close as they release their app.

But what do you mean about the pressure? If you want an app, why don't you write it?

Your last post make think of folk new to computing that are only consumers. They'll moan about some app they want but little else. That's how apps get written. Folk want it, folk write it.

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