iPod Touch users can now turn their devices into a Wi-Fi mobile phone with the use of MorphCase. No headset, Bluetooth or external wiring required – just clip on MorphCase (using your audio jack input) and use any VoIP (voice over IP) app and your iPod Touch transforms into a Wi-Fi mobile phone.
MorphCase “smartcase,” equipped with a built-in speaker (at the top) and a microphone (at the bottom), simply clips on to any second-, third- or fourth-generation iPod, and is available in White Lighting, Black Fury or Chromax (Ltd. Ed).
MorphCase will retail for $49.99, but customers can pre-order for $35.00 on Indiegogo as of September 4, 2012.
MorphCase is the brain child of Adrienne Harrington, founder of Dexterity, a small North Carolina startup company. Introduced in 2010, Dexterity’s mission is focused on design and innovation of the Wi-Fi industry to simply everyday life.
According to Harrington, “The MorphCase is a VoIP adapter that converts your iPod Touch into a budget friendly mobile phone alternative for anyone looking to save money and not have a monthly cell phone bill. Today, our ‘smartphones are becoming more ‘smart’ and less ‘phone’...but we still need to make a call sometimes,” she said. “Utilizing a VoIP App is now a viable option with the abundance of free Wi-Fi everywhere.”
MorphCase may or may not be the phone of the future, but it’s definitely one step closer.
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Edited by Braden Becker