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A way to simply have someone phone my computer so they're on a cell and I'm on my mic?


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#1 andrewset

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 08:46 PM

I don't know if this is a newbish question or not, but does anyone know of a way to simply have someone phone my computer such that they're on a cell and I'm on my mic? It seems like such a simple thing for this day and age, but my attempt at a Google search is resulting in things that aren't exactly what I mean, such as where I can phone them first, but would have to incur charges, as if I'm using a cell myself instead of a mic. Does anyone know of a way, a site, or a software, to make such a setup work? To be clear, someone using a cell phone--not a mic and not a computer--would somehow "phone" my computer/a software I have, and I would hear them through the speakers as usual and communicate by my PC mic--not a phone and not a cell. It doesn't make a difference to me who phones who first, so long as I don't incur charges by phoning them first--otherwise I'm only interested in having them -phone- my -computer- first.

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 11:12 PM

Sounds like what you want is skype. http://www.skype.com/intl/en/home?intcmp=alogo

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 11:17 PM

Google has a nice app for making calls to cells or land lines from your PC. Do a Google search for "Google Voice".




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