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No more long-distance phone calls!
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markbiz

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Msg#: 8014 posted 12:26 am on Nov 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

My brother in Europe bought a computer recently, and we used MSN Messenger a few times to talk (typing). He got a mic today, and we did voice-chat. It works just like a phone! I didn't think it would work too good since he's on dial-up, but it worked perfectly. This is gonna save me a lotta $, lol.

 

Teknorat

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Msg#: 8014 posted 1:31 am on Nov 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Use skype. Much better :)

chrisnrae

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Msg#: 8014 posted 4:14 pm on Nov 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Second Skype. I use MSN a lot and I think skype is way better audio wise. Also, for some reason, I can never get the audio to work at the same time as the webcam in MSN - it seems it makes me choose one or the other.

bakedjake

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Msg#: 8014 posted 9:17 pm on Nov 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Ya, Skype is good.

ThomasB

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Msg#: 8014 posted 1:46 am on Nov 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

Using the phone is cheaper or at least more comfortable if he's in Germany. I pay about $.02 per minute if I call somebody in the US (even on mobile) and I have the comfort of calling without using my machine.

asheldon

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Msg#: 8014 posted 5:23 pm on Nov 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

skype is defo a better choice over msn.

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werty

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Msg#: 8014 posted 3:01 am on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

I use skype all the time. It keeps me in touch with co-workers across the globe...good stuff.

Buddha

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Msg#: 8014 posted 10:56 pm on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Skype may take down the tel-coms. I use it and it works great.

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