Skype for Web

Skype for Web Beta is a web-browser version of its very popular VOIP / chat service. I’ve been waiting for a Skype client that I can use with my Chromebook. Now I can use Skype on my Chromebook or any computer. The reason Microsoft has done this is, they needed a Skype app for their…

Make Free Calls with Google Voice

Yes you can make free unlimited free calls using your Google Voice number, an old cellphone, Google Hangouts app and the Hangouts Dialer app. While connected to wifi simply open the hangouts app on you phone, select a contact to call or press the keypad icon on the top-right side then dial a phone number….

Google Voice

Google Voice  is a VOIP service with many intriguing features like voicemail transcription, personalized greetings and call forwarding to any phone you wish.  You get a regular phone number and you can call anywhere in the US and Canada for free. Texting is also free. Calling is $0.01 per minute to call other countries from the…


Use Talkatone to make free calls and send free texts without using any cell minutes.  Stop paying for cell minutes and text messages. Call and text US and Canada numbers for free. Turn your iPad or iPod touch into a phone. Make insanely cheap international calls. Make calls over 3G, 4G and wifi. Google Talk does…

Other VOIP Providers

Your Internet Service Provider may also offer VOIP service but these are regulated as a utility and charge huge fees and taxes making them prohibitively expensive. The advantage of a utility is there is always someone to complain to when it does not work. Magic Jack is a VOIP service that uses a small device to…


Skype is a proprietary Voice over IP service and software application. First released in 2003 written by Estonian developers Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn, who had also originally developed Kazaa. Since 2003 it has become a very popular application with 600 million users world wide. It 2011 it was purchase be Microsoft for $8.5 billion….


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This month at the Cloud Computing SIG (soon the name may be called to Web 2.0 SIG) we took a look at Skype the very popular Internet video phone program. I pointed out some very affordable headsets a cameras at Skype.