Do you have iPod touch ( any generation ) and fancy that it could make voice calls using your network carrier and send text messages, well, your wish can become true now, thanks to Peel 520 device. The Yosion Apple Peel 520 is a new wireless device that adds mobile voice and text messaging capabilities to the iPod Touch. The gadget acts as a protective skin that slips over the iPod Touch and includes a battery, dock connector and SIM card holder. All you need to do is to install the associated app and the Apple Peel 520 adds the ability to make voice calls and send and receive text messages on your iPod Touch. Fantastic isn’t it and that for only 89$ including international shipping charges.
The Apple Peel 520 requires a Jailbroken iPod Touch 1st, 2nd or 3rd generation to make the SMS and Call app work. iOS Firmware 3.1.2/3.1.3/4.0/4.1 are currently supported. also not that 4th generation iPod are not supported. It has its own battery and can be charged using apple USB charger.
All GSM and GSM compatible SIM cards. CDMA SIM cards are not supported. SIM cards with an enabled PUK2 or PIN2 code are also not supported.
Data support is also not available yet. Yosion is working on support of GPRS data. There is no ETA yet. The current hardware version of the Apple Peel 520 will never support 3G/UMTS data.