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Friday, November 26, 2010
Use Gmail to Make Free Long Distance Calls
If you are like me then you are having to call many long distance numbers just to reach parents who, like their kids, are increasingly keeping their old phone numbers when they move. My school district gives us a long code we can use for long distance numbers, but now I am going to use the new feature in Gmail as it allows people to call anyone's phone (be it a land line or cell phone) for free anywhere in the US. I used it yesterday and it is as clear as a normal phone call. Looking at the picture above, just click on the part on the left side of the Gmail where it says "call phone" and a key pad will appear on the left side of your screen. Just type in the number, press return and the call will be made for you. For those of you who have no land lines, this can also save on your minutes.