Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the phone) may turn into his grave, because regular phones look like it's on their way out. Skype is the newest and best way to communicate with anyone in the world for free online.
To get started, you need the necessary hardware. The most common method is to use a computer, but some smartphones have a Skype facility. With a computer, you can either use a headset or handset. The headset looks like a pair of headsets with an increased microphone that comes in front of the user of the mouth. However, the handset looks like a mobile phone and is held in the ear in a conventional manner.
If you're using Skype for a long time at a time, your arm may work if you have to keep your handset in your ear. Also, you only have one hand free, so entering could be a bit inhibited. The solution is to get a headset that allows hands-free to enter, write, cook or whatever. Despite having to keep them. handsets really really some pretty neat option. The buttons on the device allow you to accept or complete calls, or to dial numbers, just like regular phones. I like this feature because it is very intuitive to use, which makes it ideal for beginners. Using the keys on the handset is generally easier than using a keyboard and mouse, and it allows you to turn the display off – saving electricity. I have seen the handset used to be an excellent effect in stores, where you can manage many short calls easily.
As I mentioned before, smartphones have more and more Skype enabled. The only drawback is that you need a Wi-Fi connection for it to work, but if you have one available you could save a fortune. Given the high cost of mobile phone calls, many have been able to justify buying your expensive smartphone simply because free Skype calls are available.
Source by Zach Hope