- Clicking the button below will send you to v-mail, which is then available on a web interface for me to play back, forward, post here, or whatever!
- I set up a number which will now ring to the multitude of devices myself and my husband own, and I can give that number out to people who need to reach our household, and not any particular one of us (e.g. the PTA, utility company, vet's office, etc.)
- I no longer have to scramble to find a particular phone that is ringing; either of my cell phones or my home land line will ring and I can answer it.
- I'm screening calls now; if you call and don't have your caller id name id'd, then you'll be asked to record your name before the call is routed to me. Take that, telemmarketers!
- I can use a rudimentary economizing methodology for my inbound telephone calls, and answer inbound calls to my cellular number on the land line when it is advantageous for me to do so. I can also check my voice mail on the web, instead of using my cell minutes or incurring a local phone charge to do so.
- I'm not using it this way, but if I wanted to provide a convenient local number to a group of friends in a different area code so that they could reach me with a local call to that number.
- It is easily reversible - if I don't like the service, I can bail and go back to my old methods easily.
Note to self: I have to check out some old 2600 issues and see what they have to say about this.