Advice on buying skype please

gazza323, May 26, 1:55am
do you need to buy the best to have a good picture! and also how does it effect the broadband monthly allowance! I am on a 5000 Mb plan . will that give me much time!
my download runs at 15Mbps
upload at 0.74 Mbps
ping 37 ms
thank you

acura, May 26, 2:01am
Guess you are talking about what webcam to buy and you don't actually want to buy the multi billion dollar company! I also assume you are on a 5GiG plan instead of 5M!


gj, May 26, 10:32am
Something like a Logitech C270 HD would do well
Its a 720p resolution (high Definition) and takes still pics at 3mp and has built in microphone. approx $41 but shop around.
Your BB performance will be fine for this, and yes ALL internet access is part of your monthly allowance - just try it and go easy until your next bill!
You should also be able to check your BB usage online - check your ISP website for a link.

stardesta, May 26, 12:49pm
You don't need to buy Skype its free to do video chat and audio chat.But if you were wanting to do a video chat with multi people at the same time then its $13 per month.Skype Groups

zak410, May 26, 12:56pm
To video chat with a few people at the time for free, you and your mates may like to look at this:
http://www.google.com/tools/dlpage/res/talkvideo/hangouts/

stardesta, May 26, 1:20pm
Yeh we tried that, but didn't find the quality very good.Mite improve though

thewomble1, May 26, 5:06pm
It does not matter whether you buy cheap or dear it will not what you see.it is the person on the other end gets the benefit. I only paid $25.00 for mine off TRADEME.no one has complained about the quality.Broadband speed will make or break the quality. Haven't noticed any marked increase in broadband usage.

ttaotua1, May 26, 8:34pm
Tell Microsoft that since they own skype and maybe do improvements on their next xbox

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