Okay folks, we are down one phone, so looking at our family strategy for communications. We got to thinking about walkie-talkies...
I like the idea of walkie talkies, especially because the only thing holding our phones in place is emergency communications.
I also bet I could get Clover's homeschooling buddies in on this, which serves as a *much* better device than a so-called "smartphone".
So please now bombard me with information about walkie-talkies and radio stuff for families. ^_^
@maiki - not sure of your budget, but you could get inexpensive android phones (the kind used for prepaid stuff) and not buy minutes.
Instead use it as a wifi device. Download a wifi voice app, such as Signal, and connect to open wifi whereever you are.
@tinker I would love that! Especially if I could get it wrist/forearm-mounted!
@maiki - Sounds like a project! Need to find an appropriate SIP or VoIP application, but this is doable.
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