Good and free text message app for iPad?

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  1. ArchXyrho macrumors member

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    Anyone have an idea of any good and free text message app for iPad? If so drop and few lines and let me know :) thanks
     
  2. ArchXyrho thread starter macrumors member

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    Uhh...im in Canada and Google Voice don't work here.
     
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    Is that a free app?
     
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    I've been enjoying Textie lately, and the iPad version was recently released.

    http://textie.me/

    In general, I find it has a more... simple and polished UI compared to Text Plus and some of the others.
     
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    I try text 4 but I don't really like the interface.
     
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    I just got that app. I think it's pretty cool.
     
  9. Blakjack macrumors 68000

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    If I'm right, textie doesn't support t-mobile
     
  10. Dragoro macrumors 6502

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    With text plus it doesn't matter what carrier I text to right?
     
  11. lokerd, Dec 28, 2010
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    Better question is do I have to KNOW what carrier they are on? Seems awkward to ask..."What service do you have?". And then I have to test it to see if it works, sometimes it doesn't. I did install one already called iText Pro...but all it did was pull the email address and then send me tot eh email app. You can get a list of what all the providers allow for just by googling it. It si still awkward and prone to it not going through until you nail the exact persons email exchange, etc.

    Do any of them allow texting back?

    Thanks!
     

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