I don’t get paid anything if you use this. Another Boomer is buying one to test and if it works, I’ll be getting one too.
It’s Magic Jack and it plugs into your computer USB port, then you can plug a regular phone into it and make calls anyplace in the world free for the first year.
We messed around with Skype which is also Voice Over Internet Protocol, VOIP, but the phones didn’t work, and talking through the computer mic was iffy. I like the video portion of Skype, but even that was flaky.
To me this is perfect to use when I’m on hold with Bompa in Bangalore because my wireless is ginky. Or when Nancy is negotiating with Humana over the payment of her gut bomb.
I just thought you might want to check it out. They have a 30 day free trial.
Me? I’m letting somebody else do the work.