Ah, yes I've seen that Skype does offer to connect to someone's cell phone (IBecoming common here too, though perhaps more so among those of us whoSteve Hayes said:On Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:56:28 +0100, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
It's certainly in common use here, to distinguish it from a wireless
are into comm.s anyway. I still think some - especially elderly - folk
(especially if they only have a landline 'phone) might not know it.
No, not if both of you are at a computer. Some companies who provideI use VoIP on my landline for speaking to my daughter in Greece through Skype,
which doesn't seem to need to know numbers at all.
VoIP, however (I _think_ Skype do this too), offer a number (sometimes
for a charge, sometimes free) which you can give that can be called by
anyone from a normal landline (or mobile for that matter) 'phone, which
connects to your VoIP.
didn't notice a landline), but I've found that conversations are so much
easier to hear on a computer that I wouldn't have thought anyone would want
Perhaps I'm getting hard of hearing in my old age.