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Master Geek
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  Reply # 504403 10-Aug-2011 14:29
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Pretty much only using my vodafone minutes to call people, never really done the skype or voip stuff. Would definitely give it a go with one of these

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504404 10-Aug-2011 14:30
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I use skype or mobile the most, with landlines coming up a distant third.  I would certainly have a look at Time To Call, but not being an iTunes users it would mostly just be curiosity... that being said if I had an iPad that might just change.

I've attached a picture of my mobile... a Palm Pre.  Very much looking forward to HP bringing more webOS goodness to NZ, and would very much like to get my hands on an HP Pre3 with built in Skype functionality.

Palm Pre Screenshot


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 504405 10-Aug-2011 14:31
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skype+ipfx at work

voip+naked dsl at home

a treo 650 that refuses to give up on the move

might give timetocall a try, but not making many calls atm

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504406 10-Aug-2011 14:31
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Cellphone (Nokia), and VOIP (worldx).

I use Itunes alot some will have a go with timetocall.

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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 504408 10-Aug-2011 14:33

I use Skype on my iPhone to call overseas. Cool

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504410 10-Aug-2011 14:34
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So many ways.... Still landline for local stuff, but working between Skype and Google Talk for almost everything else, particularly those video calls overseas. Facetime will be the next to try, but not none that useful with an ipad 1. At work it is dedicated hardware VC equipment, but drifting to the desktop with Skopia on the KAREN goodness.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 504423 10-Aug-2011 14:45
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My state of the art famous sony erricsson, took off the battery cover to save a precious gram.

Also use msn messenger to contact the olds, and did have a skype UK number but let the subscription lapse

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 504430 10-Aug-2011 14:55
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Just my mobile... I hate house phones and I dont have an iAnything.

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Wannabe Geek

Reply # 504431 10-Aug-2011 14:56
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Another arrow to my bow of cheap calling options.  As long as I have time to decide which one to use

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 504432 10-Aug-2011 14:56
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I currently use the HTC Sensation on 2degrees. I make very few calls at all throughout the month, usually a reminder to the girlfriend to pick-up milk on the way home, or weekly call to the mother in Dunedin. I still have a land line but it's only use is harassing telemarketers when they make the mistake of calling my house. 

I have taken a look at Time to Call, the rates around the world are fair. If I was to win I would definitely be taking a real close look at this service.

Cheers for the chance.


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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504434 10-Aug-2011 14:59
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For Phone calls, I currently use;

Mobile for day-to-day
VoIP for work, home, and everything else.
Naked DSL at home, with VoIP
Skype also, for things like the kids talking to Grandparents overseas.

Basically, anything BUT a  traditional POTS/Landline

(Can't seem to insert the photo, it says I'm a newbie, not allowed to post links!)


[Moderator edit (MF): inserted picture. You can insert pictures, regardless of how long you've been on the site. Just look at the instructions in the first post]

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 504437 10-Aug-2011 15:07
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Call me old fashioned but I use a landline to make phone calls.  Fancy that!  We have terrible cell phone coverage in our house and if you do answer a call on your cellphone it pays to grab it fast and crouch down as for some reason the coverage seems stronger down low and whatever you do DON'T start wandering around your house or you'll lose the connection for sure!

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Reply # 504439 10-Aug-2011 15:08
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When people ring me, they seem to ring my home number(landline) when I am at work, dont they know I have a job?) 

Most calls I make are from my 3½ year old w531. The W531 went for a swim in the sea a week after I got it and its still working, although telecom tell me next year sometime it wont work anymore and i'll have to find a new way.  Time to call will certainly be looked at with my new ipad2 when you send it to me


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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 504440 10-Aug-2011 15:09
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I have italk voip, which i use rarely, instead i mostly use 2degrees pay monthly on my ideos x5

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 504443 10-Aug-2011 15:11
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Telecom cellphone if im out and about. Landline when im at home. Would prob give it a go.

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