If you’re busy chewing up your phone bill just to call your mother, who just so happens to live on the other end of the country, then it’s time to give VoIP a try. VoIP (Voice Over IP) carries your conversation over the internet, so the costs range anywhere from very little to non-existent. VoIP is the future of remote oral conversation. If you would like to step into VoIP at little or no cost, then read Brian Burnham’s Freeloader Friday article, Make way for the VoIP. All three of the applications presented in the article are available for Mac users, and both X-Lite and Skype are also available for Windows and Linux. Out of the three, Skype appears to be the most popular.