Magicjack Review

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  1. Smokey

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    www.themagicjack.ca

    Maybe this should be in Tech, but i think it deserves the attention it will recieve in here.

    For those who don't know/haven't seen the commercial, Magicjack is a Voice over IP device, which plugs directly into your USB port, and then plugs into your regular telephone.

    Since our cellphones don't work the greatest in our house, and we didn't want to pay $30/month for phone we figured we'd give it a shot. I ordered it online for $55 to my door, this includes the unit, and one year of Unliminted local and long distance calling in North America(After this year it's $19.95/year)

    It arrived quickly, and is a nice little unit, i plugged it into the laptop and everything loaded automatically. It prompts you to enter your information and choose your phone number(right now they only have US numbers but said should have Canadian #'s within 60 days). Once registered, i immed tried to make a call, after about a 2 second delay, everything worked excellent.

    If you have a computer that is always on, this is a fantastic product, especially if you do a lot of long distance calling, since we only have the laptop, i'm buying a cheap $20 computer that i can leave on as a dedicated line tucked away in the basement so i'll never have to worry about it.
     
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    I had Vonage and it used to be good, kept it for my fax machine which is worked fine with... but one day I tried to talk on it again and it was terrible. Would not recommend Vonage.
     
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    Jen had Vonage when she first moved to Cal-Gary, she hated it
     
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    I liked VoIP by Primus for the two years I used it.

    Loved the $30 monthly bill (taxes in) with unlimited long distance in North America included. I also loved being able to screen/block numbers so that I never got bothered by telemarketers. It was handy too being able to check my phone messages online and having the ability to send them to my email if desired.

    I miss not having it! It's really quite convenient, until the power goes out that is.

    Magicjack sounds handy in situations like your's.
     
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    I'll keep this in mind, thanks for the review. Definately a good money saver
     
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    Fuck I remember that piece of shit
     
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    I was disappointed upon reading the thread, "magicjack" had a totally different product as a mental image.
     
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    Were you thinking something more along the lines of a rusty trombone kinda rig?
     
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    I was hoping for a new and improved fleshlight type of product :p
     
  10. Smokey

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    Aren't u gay? Wtf do u need a fleshlight for? Men are whores, it can't be hard to get ass
     
  11. tiemeuphfx

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    Read the message I sent you.
     
  12. STYLINator

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    Whats your american phone number?
     

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