If anyone is looking for a cheap ViOP phone..

  Stuartli 09:28 30 Oct 2005

...see this link:

click here

  DieSse 10:50 30 Oct 2005

With respect - that's not a *real* VoIP phone - just a kind of clever mic/earpiece - a headset would be cheaper still and do basically the same job

These are VoIP phones - designed to be used independantly of the computer. click here

  Stuartli 11:01 30 Oct 2005

My initial impression that it was a product on similar lines to this example:

click here

  DieSse 11:24 30 Oct 2005

Yup - you're right - but they only work via a PC - so calling them a 'phone is stretching the truth somewhat!! They don't work without a PC, whereas a *proper* VoIP phone does.

  Stuartli 12:38 30 Oct 2005

My system, a headset and Skype are good enough for me to keep in touch with family and friends in the UK and the Caribbean...:-)

  wallbash 15:55 30 Oct 2005

Been a skype/gizmo/gtalk ( a real voip fan) for some time, but think sitting with a headset on is taking the idea too far. The cheap usb 'phone' works and has my vote.

  Stuartli 19:00 30 Oct 2005

>>sitting with a headset on is taking the idea too far>>

Never bothered me..:-)

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