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Hardware Considerations: PCs, Mobiles, and Peripherals

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Perhaps the biggest user experience change in voice calling with Skype is the transition from a legacy desktop or wall phone to the wide range of platforms and devices on which you can make and receive Skype calls: PCs, smartphones, TVs, Blu-ray players, and tablets.  Most come with applications that can completely replace the desktop phone yet carry out the functionality of a business desktop phone.


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Courtney, J. (2015). Hardware Considerations: PCs, Mobiles, and Peripherals. In: Experience Skype to the Max. Apress, Berkeley, CA.

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