Although you can't use your Echo for actual phone conversations, you can use it to initiate calls and check voicemail. And you don't actually need Ooma hardware.
If you're ready to cut the landline cord, the Ooma Telo offers lots of... wait, Gaffigan?
Ooma's home phone system is one of several devices that can communicate with Nest devices, like the smart thermostat and smoke alarm. Bridget Carey gets the details on how the phone system ties into the smart home.
From the Cheapskate: This little gizmo pairs with Google Voice but it's compatible with other VoIP providers, and it promises free (or at least dirt-cheap) phone service forever.
From the Cheapskate: It's time to stop renting! Though "certified for Comcast" this model is also compatible with most other cable providers. Plus: free video editing!
That sound you hear is your credit card trying to escape your wallet for these amaze-balls deals.
The time has come to bid goodbye to your landline. Install an Ooma and you're looking at nearly free home phone service for life.
It's a refurb, but so what? Except for a few bucks in taxes and fees, you're looking at free home phone service for life.
It's refurbished, but at least you don't have to deal with any rebates. And except for taxes and fees, phone service is free for life.
Ooma has announced a new handset, the HD2, for its "free" Telo VoIP home phone system. It's set to go on sale in February for $59.99 and offers a 2-inch color screen and "smartphone-like" features.