Like many people, I'm trying to call my elected officials much more frequently and I'd like to have an app to help me, and to track my calls. I haven't found anything- the closest was Countable which helps you email your reps about active bills. [more inside]
I work in a call centre and sometimes have to schedule call backs. I'd say that 90% of the time I manage to call customers back when I say I will, but the other 10% of the time I call too late or early or forget completely until I have left the office. How can I work out a system that will make me more reliable? Details inside [more inside]
What cloud based phone system should I get for my office? [more inside]
I need a prepaid "burner" phone for work in the USA later this year. However, I will need one that works in Canada as well, which was not an option the last time I was traveled with one. [more inside]
I want to make and receive calls when I'm driving, but I want to do it as safely as possible. I've tried two different Bluetooth devices, and they were both terrible. [more inside]
Currently in Asia and want to call US cheap. What options besides Skype do I have? Not a big fan of sim cards as they are hard to find here. [more inside]
I'm thinking my best option for staying in phone contact with my one or two overseas friends (mainly UK) might be a calling card. Can anyone recommend a specific card? [more inside]
Recommendations for calling services for background (extra) work is Los Angeles? What services have worked best for you?
Is there a way to tell a friend that I don’t want arguments to end in insults or angry lashing out? [more inside]
Traveling to Europe. Any advice for making phone calls within Europe and US? [more inside]
I need to start calling my mom more often. We are not close. We are both bad at small talk. What the heck do we talk about? [more inside]
Anyone here using Vonage World plan? Is it good enough? Any alternatives? [more inside]
Hi my girlfriend is in australia for the next year. Skype is fantastic but I've been looking into the cheapest way to call her mobile from mine (UK, Virgin) So far the best I've found are these http://www.rb-mobile.co.uk/pages/home.aspx their 7.5p a min which is pretty cheap but I've had a dropped calls nad connection errors already. Does anyone know of any alternatives? Just to be clear i'm ringing from a UK mobile to an australian mobile. Also if anyone knows of a cheap way of doing the reverse Aussie mob - UK mob i would be very greatful. Thanks
Web designer helping a friend and trying to advise on setting up a particular type of web-based automated phone call system. [more inside]
I have a near-pathological fear of talking to strangers on the phone. My expanded job duties will soon include calling clients. How do I get past this fear? [more inside]
Is there a word that describes a situation where you *technically* have free will, but don't REALLY have the option to choose otherwise? [more inside]
Hi, I will be living in Mumbai for 11 weeks next summer. I have an unlocked iPhone 3G. What is my best bet in terms of carrier and plan for the cheapest and most reliable data access? I plan to do local calls over the cell phone voice network and international calls via Skype on the iPhone. Thanks in advance!
Do you know mobile producers which provide dual SIM mobiles with wifi supporting SIP protocol? [more inside]
Help with some logistics questions for Skype as a home use landline/cell replacement. [more inside]
Best way to add virtual guests to a physical meetup? [more inside]
A lot of people in my facebook friends have Skype. Is there a simple way to just do a search for those friends who have it in their profile? [more inside]
Can my calling card be a business card? Should I even use a business card? Do I even want a calling card? [more inside]
How do you keep in touch with friends and relatives over long distances? [more inside]
I live in Switzerland, family/friends live in the US. I have only a cell phone, no land line. Other than Skype and calling cards, how can people call me cheaply? Do I need to get a US-based land line and somehow forward to my cell? There has to be a way? ... I hope ...
What's the best Skype package for managing contact with our international friends and family group? [more inside]
I recently have gotten a bunch of cell phone calls from non-phone numbers. WTF is going on? [more inside]
We called the USA from a France Télécom phonebooth. Following the instructions on the poster, we dialled *808 and gave our Visa card number. Turns out they charged more than $100 for a call lasting about 10 minutes. Is there anything we can do to contest this?
Any recommendations re: best value in calling cards, prepaid cards or calling plans while we live in Ireland for the next four months. [more inside]
[Inane and impossible to answer dating question filter] Why don't boys call? [more inside]
What's the best way to make calls from Israel to North America, and to let others from North America call me at little or no expense? [more inside]
If it costs me, say, 2 cents a minute to call a landline in Europe and, say, 25 cents a minute to call a cell phone in that same city- why isn't there a service (in Europe) that allows me to call a landline which connects my call to a mobile phone (and charges me 5 cents a minute or a monthly charge or whatever) Or, is there?
I need to call Ecuador. [more inside]
Where can I find cheap calling cards to make calls from the US to Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia? A friend's mother recently moved here and needs to make calls to her friends at home on a regular basis. She is paying $0.40 per minute now. There must be some cheaper cards with decent quality. Any idea where I can find them? either online or from local stores. His mom is living in Orange County, CA if that helps. Thanks.
I have a US Verizon Wireless cellphone. I want to call a French Cingular cellphone (somehow it can also work on T-Mobile - maybe its a roaming thing?). Country code + # isn't working. I'm very confused.
If I want to alter what people see on their caller ID when I call, is that possible (without ordering a new line from the phone company)? [more inside]