Line2 adds a second line to your iPhone or Android phone and can turn your iPod Touch or iPad into a fully functional phone. Line2 can place and receive calls and carrier-grade text messages over the device’s data connections (WiFi or 3G). If the device does not have a data connection, calls can be automatically forwarded to up to six other phones so you never miss a call. The app’s calling features include caller ID support, the ability to juggle multiple calls, visual voicemail, voicemail by e-mail, call waiting, call transfer, and conferences for up to 20 people. Its WiFi capabilities allow international travelers to place and receive calls while overseas without incurring any additional charges.

Line2 for iPad turns the device into a mobile office by adding a phone line, then seamlessly organizing your various communication channels around the people with whom you communicate. Instead of trying to hunt down a message across multiple applications, you now have a snapshot view of your communications for each individual right in front of you.

Line2 offers a free seven-day trial. After the trial, service costs $9.95 per month for the basic plan with unlimited U.S./Canada calling and texting, or $99.50 for a one year pre-paid plan.     

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