From Ting Interactive:
FREE TEXTING, FREE PICTURE MESSAGING, FREE CALLING, AND FREE VOICEMAILDEDICATED PHONE NUMBERGive your friends your very own phone number!UNLIMITED TEXT AND PICTURE MESSAGINGYou can send as many texts and picture messages as you want - FREE!TURN YOUR IPOD OR IPAD INTO A PHONEWorks on your iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhoneIS IT REALLY FREE?There is no catch. No yearly or monthly fees! It is completely free!HOW CAN ALL OF THIS BE FREE?The app comes with a few ads. If you don't like ads, you can purchase a subscription to remove them.OTHER AWESOME STUFF- Customize the look and feel of the app- Tons of wallpaper, color schemes, and ringtones to choose from- Use your own pics as wallpaper- Customize your own voicemail greeting- Make your own signature- Super fast- Bluetooth support for iPhone usersPEOPLE WHO LOVE TEXTNOW"If you want an unlimited texting without the high priced carrier based texting plans, then Textnow is the app for you." 4/5 rating --AppAdvice"anyone needing an unlimited number of texts, wed recommend TextNow as our app of choice" --AppAddict"Just as fast sending/receiving as regular texts for me (including people who don't have the app)." -tbm248, MacRumorsI CAN'T FIND MY AREA CODE. WHAT SHOULD I DO?Functionally, it makes no difference which area code you pick. As long as your friends are in the USA, they will not be charged any long distance.
What's new in this version:
-Bug fixes for iOS 8-Other optimizations for iOS 8 included-For the best experience, we recommend upgrading to TextNow 5