This is not your dad’s walkie-talkie. OnBeep wants to produce beautiful wearable devices that will let consumers communicate with select colleagues without staring down at their phones
Prip lets you makes push-to-talk calls with other Prip members and Nextel subscribers in Latin America with your iPhone.
Missing the old PTT services from Nextel now that Sprint has shut down the IDEN network? Prip might fill the gap. The Android app will be on iPhone soon and turns your handset into a two-way walkie talkie.
Sprint’s Nextel has always been the king of push-to-talk services, but the king is on its deathbed. AT&T hopes to capitalize on its demise with a new PTT app for its most popular smartphone.
It’s no secret that Sprint plans to shut down its iDEN network in 2013, but until recently the details of how it would sunset it were a secret. Over the weekend, new maps appeared on the Sprint website that identify the individual cell sites being decommissioned.
Remember the old Push To Talk phones — or do you still use them? They offer a handy service, but are limited by type of handset and network. WAVE Connections uses software and the web to cross those barriers and the voice quality is quite good.