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Old Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, 09:48 PM
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Default Re: Cell Phone Questions

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Originally Posted by sherry View Post
exactly, john. skype works both computer to computer and computer to cell or landline in the states. it costs next to nothing. obviously, you aren't taking your computer to the beach so if you need to 'be one with' your cell phone it won't be what you need but if you want to keep in touch with home it is a great way to do it. if you are calling computer to computer it is free. i talk to my daughter in india all the time. with our built in webcams we get to chat and see each other. sunday we spent nearly an hour chatting. no way i could afford that with long distance rates.
Looks like I forgot to mention that I couldn't just take my cell to the beach and call hone for $.023/min I had to be in the room and my I-phone had to be connected to the wireless router then sign into Skype through the APP.
I sure hope I didn't make it sound like there was an easier way. If you need to have instant contact with home and for them to call you anytime, then renting the cell phone is the way to go.
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