Video connection

  dms_05 11:55 28 May 2010

My grandson (aged 10) wants to be able to contact me using his webcam to provide pictures in addition to audio.

We don't want him on any of the social networks and did think of using Skype but can any one suggest a simpler / better way to connect two computers over the Internet for short chats?

  gengiscant 12:00 28 May 2010

How about here

  Woolwell 12:04 28 May 2010

It's hard to beat Skype. I would go with that. For what you want it is free. You can set privacy so that only the contact list can exchange chat. You don't need to keep the chats short either.

  Atlantic Man 12:05 28 May 2010


Well, you can also chat using "Mxit Pc","Gmail" chat(requires gmail account) and Plaxo, however I would say that "Skype" is your best option if you want to transfer video and data over the internet.

Atlantic Man

  dms_05 13:40 28 May 2010

Thanks for that everyone. I'll try Skyoe!

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