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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 504221 10-Aug-2011 10:06
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Use a Telecom (Huawei 3100n) then use an Ipad for skype etc. Tried the vonage app on the ipad, but was disappointed to see it was iphone only so had to deal with the crappy 2x scaling

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  Reply # 504223 10-Aug-2011 10:12
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I use my 2degrees Android phone when I'm out and about, and an iTalk VOIP line at home.

We're renting so I can't rewire the place properly for VOIP but if I could the first phone I'd plug in would be this one:

just to make sure I fulfil the requirements here's a picture of my dead boring mobile phone



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Master Geek

  Reply # 504224 10-Aug-2011 10:13
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Currently using my trusty Nokia 6121C, so pretty much just make calls from this and landline. Much prefer to email or tweet though! I would probably try out Time To Call if I had an iPhone.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504226 10-Aug-2011 10:17
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my little Nokia for mobile calls
Telecom landline for international calls.
and once in a while the laptop for skype calls when im onging to see their faces.

Would love to try Time to Call on a sponsored toy  :)

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  Reply # 504240 10-Aug-2011 10:44
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I use my Galaxy Tab as the handset for home VOIP calls, mobile and Viber.  All in one ftw.
Probably wouldn't use TimeToCall.  The rate seems fairly high and there's the hassle of getting an iTunes account set up. 

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  Reply # 504244 10-Aug-2011 10:47
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Skype, mostly

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  Reply # 504254 10-Aug-2011 11:00
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Use a landline and the cellphone at home.
Use two VFX voip lines and the cellphone at work.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504256 10-Aug-2011 11:05
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I use standard landline to make calls cause im too cheap to use my new cellphone. And why should i pay when my mum could lol. And receive all calls on my cellphone.

Think vonage is an excellent idea. 

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  Reply # 504257 10-Aug-2011 11:09
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I don't really make calls from a mobile, just data here. Too expensive, i just use a landline. Used to use VOIP but not really much anymore

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  Reply # 504260 10-Aug-2011 11:23
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While I love the integration with Skype on the iphone - I have got a 2 talk VOIP line enabled via my VF router which works well too, I think timetocall is a nice app and means you only pay for calls when you need them unlike being locked into monthly call plans like the telcos do, being billed by itunes .

My daughter also likes to chat along on her phone similar to the one below.  I wonder if TimeToCall will come to her phone? although if she's anything like my wife 15 minutes may not be enough ...... might be in trouble now!

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Master Geek

  Reply # 504261 10-Aug-2011 11:25
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I use a [modded/ROM'd] SGSII with iAndroid (oops) for all mobile calls, gmail catchups and skype messaging. So voice and data yeah.  Landline is standard but I do have a VoIP option. On the PC I use Skype a lot with video.  I use telepathy [and inter-dimensional travel occasionally] for catching up with my ET mates.

I'd more than likely use/try TimeToCall if I owned an iSomething, but almost certainly will use/try when an Android option is released :)


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  Reply # 504264 10-Aug-2011 11:29
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I am using Skype, Fring, Viber and Tango on my HTC desire(CM RC1).  Would like to try the  TimeToCall  to call international mobiles and landline as well.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504276 10-Aug-2011 11:45
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landline and skype

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  Reply # 504278 10-Aug-2011 11:50
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Currently I use my landline at home to make calls.    I use Skype sometimes on my iPhone4 as well as using standard talk minutes provided with my plan.    Yes, I will try Time To Call on my iphone,  I hear it it a nice tasty application (a cross between a delicious lamington and a lemon meringue pie).

I'd so love an iPad2.  We are trying to start a family as well as do up our 1930s house to a good liveable state.  So the affordability of an iPad2 is out of my reach :(

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  Reply # 504282 10-Aug-2011 12:02
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Some say I'm a luddite but I don't understand why. I have all the mod cons - except an Ipad so that's why I'm entering.

I use Personal Chat (PC) with a Voice Over Inside Phone (VOIP) line. I've no need for twitter since I get enough of that in the ear from the missus.

You'll see from the photo I'm already a convert to Time To Call. My wee mod reminds me of the best time to make my calls. It already has a mobile connection - but its limited to the length of the cord.

My phone retains modern features like Tap and Wipe. I simply tap a number and at the same time wipe in a clockwise direction. My calls are connected in less time than it takes to get hold of a Telecom Call Centre rep.

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