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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by bladerunn3r, Jan 16, 2012.

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    Got my bionic, and I'm giving dad my droidx. However, he is not activating as a cell, but just using it as a PDA/mp3 player around the house over wifi.

    What would be a good text messaging app for my dad to use? Skype? Groupme? Something else?

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    Well, Skype wouldn't text. You could set up a Google voice account or you could also get Text+ which is actually pretty good! :)

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    I love google voice for free texting! And you can also read and reply to messages using your computer.

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    Yeah, Google Talk/ Google Voice ties into your Gmail so you can text from the Talk app or straight from your Gmail account, too. Both with video calls, as well!
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    +1 for Google Talk. I use it exclusively.
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    Google Talk does the job. I use it on my Nook Color because it is wifi only.
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    Thanks all for the recommendations! Will Google voice texting work with an iphone (my brother has one) - so that my dad can text him?

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    Yes it will work. Also realize that if you set him up with Google Voice he can also use the GrooveIP app to make phone calls using strictly wifi.
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