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Re: OT- Skype phone question



On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 08:50:13 -0430,
  Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com> wrote:
> 
> Don't be too sure. My wife's aunt is 84, has no understanding of
> technology, but uses Skype on her laptop every day, including video :-)
> It would be simple to set up a cheap netbook (most of which already come
> with Skype and a built-in webcam), so she just has to press the right
> buttons.

If you go the computer route, then other alternatives than skype become
practical. Then you could use something like Ekiga to make calls using
the SIP protocol.


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