Phone service without a landline: What’s easiest?

Kathleen Atkins

When Lounge member Rfarmer’s mother-in-law moves into assisted care, she’ll have Wi-Fi and cell-phone reception butno landline.

Unfortunately, learning to use wireless devices previously proved too challenging for her. She needs an easier means of communication. Members of the Other Applications forum weigh in with some helpful suggestions.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity MS Office 2010: Create simple intranet?
Word Processing Cursor trapped in image
Spreadsheets “If” formula using time
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Databases Access report date fields change size
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Visual Basic for Apps How to write VBA program
Microsoft Outlook Questions about Outlook 2007
Non-Outlook E-mail Live Mail reboots
Other MS Apps Transfer OneNote files from Windows 7 to Windows 8 machine
Windows
General Windows Using registry cleaner doesn’t speed up PC or fix crashes
Windows 8 Windows 8 problem or hardware problem?
Windows 7 Dynamic volumes?
Windows Vista .NET updates won’t update
Windows XP Computer gets sluggish, then shuts down when Chrome closed
Windows Servers Drive partitioning
Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Plagued by blogspot.com
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Third-Party Browsers Firefox popup blocker stops working
Networking Internet speeds
Social Media Can’t upload photos to Facebook using IE 10
Software Development
Web Design & Development Quick coding question
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Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Downloading Android app
Security & Scams Possible hardware tampering?
Maintenance RAID hard drives
Hardware How to connect LTO drive to server
Graphics/Multimedia Roku vs. satellite
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Other Applications Best phone system for 89-year-old mother-in-law?
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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.