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05-24-2010 12:13 PM
WhatTheFoley I've traveled with my iPhone a lot (basically the same as an iTouch when you don't have cell coverage). It worked great as a way to communicate. When I was in China and Peru, I was able to send e-mail and more importantly... Skype (.02$ a min from China and Peru to a US land line). On top of that, it's compact, travels very well, and can go for a really long time on batteries.
05-23-2010 04:10 PM
edguy3 You can also get a microphone for your iPod touch and use a program like truphone to call home over WiFi.

(disclosure: I work for truphone.)
05-22-2010 11:24 PM
bljones "When I think about you, iTouch myself..."
Go ahead, get THAT image out of your heads now.
05-22-2010 11:16 PM
seabreeze_97 Yep. Posting this msg on my iTouch via my home wifi. To be fair, any wifi device can do it, but few will fit in your pocket. Also, public wifi tends to be lacking in security, so no sensitive data or access (banking, etc) should be handled on public wifi. Otherwise it's popping up everywhere and is a great tool.
05-22-2010 09:19 PM
alwheeler98 As long as you have access to wi-fi you'd have access to email.

My husband liked his ITouch so much we both got IPhones.
05-22-2010 06:54 PM
keeping in touch..Ipod-touch??

Yesturday a sailor thold me that he keeps in touch with family via an ipod-touch, he says its free internet for life. he was in mexico and emailed his family regularly without problem.

annyone knows about this handy tool?

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