Truphone Trumpets VOIP for iPad
Truphone joins Citrix Systems and Cisco Systems in moving quickly to make voice applications for the iPad that allow users to take a virtual office with them anywhere they go by providing secure access to their corporate applications and documents.Global mobile operator Truphone is adding voice over IP to the iPad applications that give users to the ability to make voice calls. Truphone's application turns Apple's tablet PC into "a mobile phone that offers free or low-cost international calls, as well as advanced instant messaging features that integrate a user's contacts from across multiple IM networks," the company said April 5. The statement continued, "Truphone was the first to officially launch a mobile VOIP calling application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch platforms, and the company continues to lead the way with the launch of Truphone for iPad."
Meanwhile, Citrix Systems on April 2 announced that "two new iPad apps, Citrix Receiver and Citrix GoToMeeting, are now available on the App Store. The Citrix Receiver App for iPad makes it possible for iPad owners to take a virtual office with them anywhere they go by providing secure access to all of their corporate applications and documents. The Citrix GoToMeeting App for iPad brings the same level of simplicity to the world of business meetings, making it easy for iPad owners to collaborate from anywhere via online meetings that are both effortless and visually stunning."