Killer feature: free phone calls from abroad

by Volker Weber

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This was the most useful feature of the N900 at Lotusphere. Join the conference network (in a quiet place) and call home. For free. Not only that: show yourself as available and receive free calls or chats. I think I never felt so connected. The picture above shows the dialer. Skype is directly built-in, as is Google Talk. But it's much easier: just place a contact on the homescreen and a green dot will show availability. Tap the icon and you place the call from right there.

Oh, and I miss the weather:

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