Re: GGoogle chat vs Skype
- From: Aaron Konstam <akonstam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 15:03:02 -0500
That is true since I received the message in my inbox. I an including
the contents below
On Sat, 2011-09-24 at 13:28 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
You appear to have sent this only to me and not to the list.
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 9:02 AM, Aaron Konstam
On Fri, 2011-09-23 at 16:55 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-09-23 at 16:10 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-09-23 at 15:15 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan
> > > On Fri, 2011-09-23 at 09:43 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > > I have long been intrigued wit having Skype-like
capabilities for my
> > > > computer. I recently looked at Google Chat which seems
to be similar and
> > > > is really easy to install and use (at least on my F14
> > > >
> > > > What am I missing by not using Skype?
> > >
> > > Multi-part conferencing (with the paid Skype option),
but see Google+
> > > which also supports this. It's not clear if Google Chat
is going to
> > > survive.
> > >
> > > poc
> > >
> > Google has another product called Google Voice that does
> The focus of Google Voice is among other things allow you to
> your POTS-style services such as call forwarding, screening
> oversimplify somewhat). However AFAIK Google Voice was until
> only available in the US (Wikipedia says it was extended to
> countries in August 2011 but it's not available where I am).
> And I'm not aware that it has any free multi-party
> but by all means correct me if I'm wrong.
I am not an expert on Google Voice, but from what I can gather
book, "Google Voice for Dummies" Google Voice can do
conferencing. My impression is these services are not free.
The book implies it can be used in countries other than the US
phones at least) but the quality of service is worse than in
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