ooVoo makes it fairly simple to install and start a video call. Be forewarned, though: You will be inundated with advertising. In fact, while I was writing this section, I had a sneezing fit -- blasted allergies! -- so the tissue ad was brilliantly timed targeted marketing.
Katherine Murray is a technology writer and the author of more than 60 books on a variety of topics, ranging from small business technology to green computing to blogging to Microsoft Office 2010. Her most recent books include Microsoft Office 2010 Plain & Simple (Microsoft Press, 2010), Microsoft Word 2010 Plain & Simple (Microsoft Press, 2010), and Microsoft Word 2010 Inside Out (Microsoft Press, 2010).