Update 01/2013: It seems Whistle phone does not offer free calls to USA anymore. Their free calling plan is only limited for 20 minutes after which you need to pay. The rates are not exorbitant for calling to USA but with so many USA calling services such as Google Voice, you will have to think again before you spend money on such services.
For proud iPhone and iPod Touch owners we bring review of an application Whistle Phone, that lets you make Free Calls to anyone in USA. You can now opt for a cheaper (with lesser day time minutes) plan with your cell phone service provider and use this app instead.
How to make free calls using Whistle Phone
In order to make free calls to USA using Whistle Phone you need to install the application from app store and register an account with them right from the application. Once you have registered with them you will receive an email at your specified email address. Click on the link to verify your email. Now you can set up your application to use your account. Then you can open this application on your iPhone or iPod touch and dial as you would using your gadget’s type pad. Simple, isn’t it? Not an Apple fan? Not a problem. This application is also available for Windows PC. Just visit Whistle Phone and get your copy. They have also launched an app for Android now, so check it out if you are an Android person.
Do I get totally free phone calls?
Good question, there. Well, it is our firm belief that Whistle Phone is not provided by a charitable organization. Therefore, they need to pay for your phone calls and they need to earn that much money from this application. There business model is much similar to that of Ringplus, if you remember that post of ours. Ringplus, however lets you make free international calls while using this app you can only call anyone in USA from anywhere in the world. The only catch is that you have to listen a 15 seconds long ad in order to make a call. However, the call quality is awesome and the ads do not disturb you during calls.
If you are looking for apps that let you make free phone calls or let you send free text messages, check out our top apps for free texting. For free international calling also check out Kakao Talk as it has been creating a lot of ripples in the VoIP news world these days.