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Old 11-15-2010, 02:48 PM
GroundedSpirit GroundedSpirit is offline
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Originally Posted by Ariakas View Post
Hey GS,

support.skype.com/faq/FA331/What-is-an-Online-Number

You can buy a number through skype that is callable now
Yep, true Ari.
But same issue in general - at least as I last understood it. The incoming 'ring' comes to your computer - so still tethered/dependent.
Unless................
I know there are also 'Skype' IP phones and last I looked the prices weren't astronomical but still beyond maybe what a lot of people are willing to cough up.

The whole VOIP thing is still evolving and is likely where we'll all end up before long. Good bye to landlines - which I have a lot of mixed feeling about. If you look back, the good old phone system has probably been the most trusted & reliable piece of technology invented since the wheel

GS
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