iPad to iPad messaging?

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  1. dankduke

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    So me and my girl both have wifi only iPads

    Is there a way either through jailbreak or regular app that we can message eachother like a text msg? Or send an alert etc? This would b great
     
  2. Babyt

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    Well why not get an IM service?
     
  3. KrakaJap

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    KiK Messenger ;)
     
  4. Tattooed Alex

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    You can also dowload the text plus free app. My daughter has it on her iPod Touch and we text all the time when she is on wifi.
     
  5. acosmichippo

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    I use text now, and i love it. You can use it to text anyone on any network.
     
  6. KrakaJap

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    One thing I never liked about that one is that they send random advertisement txts.
     
  7. acosmichippo

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    Oh, i use the paid version with no ads. Hadn't dealt with that.
     
  8. Tattooed Alex

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    Are the the text ads new? I used the free version on my old iPod touch and never received one. I am curious to see if my daughter gets the text ads so I can upgrade her app to avoid the ads.
     
  9. KrakaJap

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    It's been a while since I've used that app but I would get at least 2 or 3 a day. :/ but for SMS I just use google voice now. :) free, no adds, my own number, etc. On the iPad I use both GV and KiK. There are plenty of options available though.
     
  10. Test-Pilot

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    PingChat works across platforms (iPads, iPhones, iTouches, BlackBerries, Droid, etc.) and over 3G and WiFi.
    It does have a small advertisement strip at the bottom, but it's pretty out of the way and doesn't interfere with normal use.
     
  11. acosmichippo

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    But you can't text phone numbers from Ping Chat. With Text Now and Text Free you can.
     
  12. dankduke

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    Thanks ! gonna try these out
     
  13. bilallucky

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    I think You can also download the text and text anyone on any network plus free app.
     
  14. LGgeek

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    Text+ (textPlus) available in the app store free version has ads


    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textplus-classic-free-text/id314487667?mt=8

    #1 FREE TEXTING APP FOR 1:1, 3-WAY OR GROUPS, NOW WITH PHONE NUMBERS FOR IPOD TOUCH, iPhone & IPAD.

    TEXTPLUS brings free and unlimited texting to iPod touch, iPhone and iPad users. Text as much as you want without ever paying a monthly bill, thanks to our ad supported network. textPlus provides you with your own, free personal phone number so your friends can text you directly, from any device or carrier. Text to ANY US or Canada number, or app to app for free anywhere in the world.
     
  15. KrakaJap

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    I'm actually preferring GV now over everything. Free number, free sms, no ads, etc. The only thing I wish it had was MMS support and an Email to SMS proxy. But I read they're working on those features. :)
     
  16. surfer

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    I've been using Text plus. This one actually gives me a local number. Not that it matters, but for some folks who aren't using a smartphone.
     
  17. acosmichippo

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    And it doesn't have an iPad version. Deal breaker .
     
  18. KrakaJap

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    Yeah kind of a bummer but at least it still runs on an iPad :)
     
  19. Leo

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    I'm sure WhatsApp would work as long as you have the 3G version, as your iPad technically has a phone number.
     
  20. KrakaJap

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    You mean IMEI number :)
     

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