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New iPhone App Allows User to Call People, Talk to Them

12/09/2009 02:12 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

CUPERTINO (The Borowitz Report) - In what is widely expected to be a game-changer in the mobile phone industry, Apple Inc. today unveiled a new "killer app" that will enable users to call people on their iPhones and talk to them.

The new app, called the iCall, will "expand the horizons of what people expect their iPhones to do," said Apple founder Steve Jobs.

But Mr. Jobs acknowledged that convincing customers that an iPhone can be used to talk to people may require a major marketing effort on the company's part.

"Right now, most iPhone owners use their iPhone to take pictures, watch videos, get restaurant reservations and make their voice sound like a robot," he said. "We need to get the word out that, hey, you can use it to call people, too." More here.