Note: The following article has very little genealogy-related information, other than information on how families and genealogy societies can save money. It is a description of a service that I recently started using. I decided to share my impressions with anyone who might be interested. Depending upon your requirements, this article could save you a lot of money in telephone calls.
I recently started using a little program for making free calls over the Internet to anyone else who also has the same software. It is free and easy to use. Best of all, it works with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and even some handheld PocketPC computers. If you make a lot of long-distance telephone calls, this free software can reduce your telephone expenses significantly. Even better, it will even (optionally) allow the two participants to see each other via the use of inexpensive web cams.
Want to talk with and see that grandchild? This software may be your answer. All you need is a computer, an Internet connection, and (optionally) an inexpensive webcam. Do you need to hold a "meeting" of a society's Board of Directors? This software can do that inexpensively, with or without video.
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