Gizmo

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  1. longbeard

    longbeard Active Member

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    Has anyone tried using the free calls of Gizmo to the following destinations:

    LANDLINES AND MOBILES
    Canada
    China
    Cyprus
    Guam
    Hong Kong
    Malawi
    Malaysia
    Puerto Rico
    Russia
    Saipan
    San Marino
    Singapore
    South Korea
    Thailand
    United States
    US Vigin Islands
    Vatican City
    LANDLINES ONLY
    Argentina
    Australia
    Austria
    Belgium
    Brazil
    Bulgaria
    Chile
    Croatia
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Finland
    France
    French Antilles
    Germany
    Gibraltar
    Greece
    Guadeloupe
    Hungary
    Iceland
    Ireland
    Israel
    Italy
    Japan
    Liechtenstein
    Luxembourg
    Monaco
    Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Norway
    Panama
    Peru
    Poland
    Portugal
    Slovenia
    Spain
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Taiwan
    Turkey
    United Kingdom
    Venezuela
    Zambia

    Also with the Adium Plugin with INTEL Machines? I can't get it to work in Adium
     
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    My officemate were able to talk to his sister in the US who has a Gizmo account. Btw, this is also owned by Skype right? I wonder they use the same UI's.
     
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    Hi there Benedict! When i signed up, they gave me 0.25 cents worth of free calls. I tried calling my own mobile phone and it worked well and clear! Do you have it installed in your mac? Id rather call you than email you all the time everytime I order something from you!
     
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    this is so cool. I tried calling 1800MYAPPLE. Works like a charm! Now I can talk to them via my MAC!
     
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    i've been using GIZMO for quite a while now, the difference in quality between gizmo and skype, is neglible most of the time, but when you've a good dsl connection the voice quality of GIZMO is far superior plus the cost of a call to the US is 50% cheaper than skype, but to other countries, skype is slightly cheaper.
     
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    i've been using GIZMO for quite a while now, the difference in quality between gizmo and skype, is neglible most of the time, but when you've a good dsl connection the voice quality of GIZMO is far superior plus the cost of a call to the US is 50% cheaper than skype, but to other countries, skype is slightly cheaper.
     
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    Have you tried the Local PSTN Number of Gizmo? Is it reliable?
     
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    been using gizmo with a linksys router with phone ports for 6 months now ... i also bought a call in number for $12 (3 months).. now I subscribe with a 1 year ($35) contract... the line is very clear... i preffered gizmo than skype when it comes to voice calls...

    the best in gizmo is the all calls free... im calling canada, u.s. for free...
     
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    hmmmm.... interesting. will try this on my mac when i get home from work. :)
     
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    I'm using gizmoproject with a VOIP router which allowed me to plug to a physical phone. Works great with my DSL connection, even during most of the bandwidth shortage last December and this January.
     
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    what VOIP router are you using ?
     
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    Which Linksys Router did you use (Sipura, with the FXS/FXO Port)?
     
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    Gizmo SMS:

    Gizmo SMS lets you easily send SMS text messages from your browser, to mobile phones around the world, for FREE!
    Go to gizmosms.com, enter a mobile number, select the country of the number, type your message, and click send.
     
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    Im using a Linksys RT31P2 right now, but im on a hunt for this router .. Maybe someone can help me where to look.. :rolleyes:
     
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    Seems that the Free Gizmo US number keeps on getting cut-off after 5 minutes..
     
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    Tried sending to Globe Telecom but the sms/text wasn't delivered or sent..
     
  17. antz

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    Successfully activated Gizmovoip on my N95 and purchased additional Call Out credits and Call In number.

    Gizmo Project Version 3.0.1 (v206) is UB.

    Works like a charm. Now, when my family from LA calls, as if they are just calling me next door since i got the same +1(323) area code.
     
  18. skinhead

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    are you saying that your using gizmo on your N95, does it require the N95 to be connected to the internet? sorry dont know how it works.! Im using a voip Linksys router (PAP2) right now and I might think of buying a new phone if it supports gizmo..

    btw im a supporter of gizmo for more than a year now and very happy with it.. but now i preffered skype coz of the video calls :)
     
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    @skinhead..

    "does it require the N95 to be connected to the internet' - Yes, via wi-fi. Gizmovoip file is in "Dowloads!" folder and enter your gizmo project account details or it can be done manually as well.
     
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    Hi guys! i just got a E65 and i can make internet calls from my cell to my router. can someone help me out ? i downloaded gizmo which came with the phone but i cant seem to buy credits. it says something like i have to have an account for a month before i can. since cell phones are now wifi and can make internet calls id like to use this service. thanks in advance.
     
    #20 jm2ph, Aug 4, 2007
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