Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Skype Releases VOIP Software for Mac, Linux (Article)

Skype released the final versions of its software for the Macintosh and Linux platforms. I use SkypeOut for calling Europe, and it is great.

You can call PC-to-PC for free, but PC-to-Phone costs money. I spend about 5 U.S. cents per minute. Its much better then using a cell phone and calling cards that is for sure. I think calling cards were costing me about 10-15 U.S. cents per minute.

All you need is:
- Credit Card
- Broadband connection
- Computer with sound card.
- Good pair of headphone w/microphone

Be forewarned that calling a mobile phone in Europe is about 10x more expensive then calling a regular phone line.
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