You can access all of your messages by phone or through the Web.
You may already know that Dialpad.com (www.dialpad.com) offers a service that lets you place free long-distance calls over the Internet. Now there’s Elthe (formerly called FreeWebTel at www.freewebtel.com) that also provides PC-to-phone and PC-to-PC calls. In addition, FreeWebTel also offers voice mail service. You can access all of your messages by phone or through the Web. To use FreeWebTel services, you’ll need Windows 95/98/NT or 2000. A variety of service plans are available.
Formerly part of Computer Currents, Stephen J. Bigelow’s Computer Advisor column has been resurrected on computeruser.com as a daily tech tip column. Find Stephen at www.dlspubs.com.