In the modern digital age there is a legitimate alternative to major phone services in the form of VoIp(Voice over Internet Protocol) apps. These apps are making easy cross-platform communication possible. Here are a few picks for the most popular smartphone VoIP apps:
Skype – The idea of video chat seemed like the talk of sci-fi in the 90s, but Skype’s widespread use has made it a reality. Skype of course can be used to make phone calls to land line and mobile phones as well and has a chat feature. The downside? You cannot video chat with non-Skype users.