AppleInsider has a complete dissection of the iPod’s latest firmware update. In it, Apple has added several firmware calls that indicate that they are planning to add some form of telephony support to the iPod firmware.
It is not clear, based on the posted information, what form the phone support would make. It is possible that the plans range from a built-in phone module, to offering the ability to leverage a Bluetooth-enabled iPod as a wireless assistant to cell phones, for dialing and address book services through the serial profile.Apple Insider – iPhone, iPod messenger clues in latest iPod software
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