Five Free Apps: Establish better audio / video communications

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Whether you need to contact someone half-way around the world or right around the corner, our always-connected digital lives demand robust and powerful communication tools to talk to the people that matter the most. In terms of business, for example, this could be crucial for reaching out to clients and staff in an efficient manner, or perhaps you are looking to save money that would have otherwise gone towards a fancy PBX or dedicated hardware conferencing solution. With that said here are five apps and services that help to bridge the gap between people virtually.

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