Loving my Ipevo Skype phone

Ipevo phoneI’ve been happily using Skype for a while, so I figured it was about time to enhance my VOIP experience by getting a Skype phone. I didn’t want to look like someone from a call centre so I wasn’t shopping for a headset with mic. “How hard could it be”, I thought, “to get a decent phone?”. How wrong could I be. As a Mac user I’m appalled by the complete lack of decent Mac-compatible phones for Skype. The only one I could find is the Ipevo Free-1, sadly not free but not too expensive at around £30. It’s a great phone, lightweight with good sound and it has enhanced my Skyping. I can recommend it, though that’s not saying much as they don’t yet appear to have any competition. One niggle is that the driver isn’t very well done, and must run as a separate application in the Dock whenever you use Skype. Still, it works, is portable, and I’m happy.