• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Nicole Alderman
stewards:
  • Mike Haasl
  • r ranson
  • paul wheaton
master gardeners:
  • jordan barton
  • John F Dean
  • Rob Lineberger
  • Carla Burke
  • Jay Angler
gardeners:
  • Greg Martin
  • Ash Jackson
  • Jordan Holland

Kakao Talk app replaces expensive phone plans.

 
Dale Hodgins
Posts: 9002
Location: Victoria British Columbia-Canada
670
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Kakao Talk is a free app which allows you to make phone calls using WiFi only, with no cell phone plan or bill.

My daughter is teaching in Korea. She bought a used cell phone for $10.00 when she first arrived and that has been her only phoning expense in the last year.
Just about every teacher there, and other people her age, are familiar with this app and other apps like it. This could easily make phone bills obsolete in the city, where WiFi is everywhere.

It can also be used by someone with a phone plan, when there's no WiFi. My data plan you has plenty of space.

Along with voice, you can also send text and photos, so the functionality is just about the same as with any other phone system. I have used Skype, and there always seems to be a problem with the quality of WiFi or various other issues. This system has given very little trouble.
 
Mike Cantrell
Posts: 567
Location: Mid-Michigan
40
duck forest garden trees hunting books food preservation bee solar
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
For computer users, this functionality is also built into gmail, free.
(Phone calls and texting.)


Seeing it up was dead easy, and the quality is the phone calls has been completely satisfactory. People ask why I'm calling from California, but that's a small price to pay.
 
This. Exactly this. This is what my therapist has been talking about. And now with a tiny ad:
Food Forest Card Game - Game Forum
https://permies.com/t/61704/Food-Forest-Card-Game-Game
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic