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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #90 on: December 13, 2010, 03:15:02 PM »
i saw that truphone released an app officially letting you make calls through the phones 3g... not gmail but may work

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #91 on: December 14, 2010, 01:36:35 PM »
Iv'e never needed a vpn or proxy to use this if the phone icon doesn't come up in gmail just log into google voice in a separate tab and call the number through gmail. your gmail should ring and the call will go thru.
does that still work for you? i used to use it all the time from israel, and about two months ago it stopped ringing in my inbox

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #92 on: December 14, 2010, 05:29:16 PM »
it worked 2 weeks ago from paris

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #93 on: December 14, 2010, 05:39:47 PM »
If i use skype or any of the other voip services from a wifi hot spot is there a charge? I am trying to figure a way how to make calls both in israel and to the usa using my iphone in a hot spot.
if there is a cost per minute does anyone know what it is ? I know they have a list of costs butthats from the us to israel im talking the other way around

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #94 on: December 14, 2010, 07:21:16 PM »
Iv'e never needed a vpn or proxy to use this if the phone icon doesn't come up in gmail just log into google voice in a separate tab and call the number through gmail. your gmail should ring and the call will go thru.
So does this still work for people outside the US?
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #95 on: December 15, 2010, 04:00:40 PM »
can someone help me out here? how do u use skype (or any voip) from israel on a iphone? will it work in any hot spot? what does it cost to call usa landlines and cell phones? i also want to know what it would cost to call locall israel phones (landline and cell) is it cheaper then using  a reg cell phone (isreili) which is 19 cents a minute?
what about using google number ? has anyone used it from israel ? here in the states i dial my google # and then i can make calls with it to israel. how would i do  it in israel?
if you have used this stuff please answer or pm me. I am leaving next weeek and need to know my options.
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #96 on: December 15, 2010, 05:32:19 PM »
it worked 2 weeks ago from paris
could it be an israel thing? i can't get it to work here like it used to.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #97 on: December 16, 2010, 05:37:37 PM »
can someone help me out here? how do u use skype (or any voip) from israel on a iphone? will it work in any hot spot?
not skype but other voip (sip) you can use fring

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #98 on: December 16, 2010, 06:16:22 PM »
can someone help me out here? how do u use skype (or any voip) from israel on a iphone? will it work in any hot spot? what does it cost to call usa landlines and cell phones?
what happened to what i said?
i saw that truphone released an app officially letting you make calls through the phones 3g... not gmail but may work

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #99 on: December 27, 2010, 07:13:54 AM »
It seems from Google's wording "Make free calls to the US and Canada in 2010" that they may start charging for this soon, perhaps as soon as 2011.


Seems that it will be free through at least 2011

http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/free-calling-in-gmail-extended-through.html

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #100 on: December 29, 2010, 07:41:27 AM »
Ok, due to some research done because of my other post I stumbled on this:
http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/733104-how-to-create-a-vpn-for-secure-web-browsing-using-hamachi/
For some reason it didn't work for me with Hamachi, but works just fine using easyvpn instead
You will need an always on computer in the US, and your down speed will be limited by the slowest of the following:
Client down speed
Sever down speed
Sever up speed.

As my server in the US has >20m up and down, I thought I wouldn't notice much of a slow down, but I do. I have a feeling it has to do with easyvpn, I will try with teamviewer vpn soon.
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #101 on: December 29, 2010, 07:52:11 AM »
This will obviously also allow you to access all those sites that require US users
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #102 on: December 30, 2010, 03:33:44 AM »
Google voice won't call gmail in thailand or aussie but it still calls gizmo5 like a charm.
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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #103 on: December 30, 2010, 02:23:39 PM »
Just got a call from a cousin in Switzerland using google voice from his gmail inbox. Logging in to google voice didn't work because it doesn't actually make the call
it only connects you using your own phone.

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Re: Make Phone Calls From Gmail!
« Reply #104 on: December 30, 2010, 03:36:33 PM »
Google voice won't call gmail in thailand or aussie but it still calls gizmo5 like a charm.

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