MagicJack vs. Ooma Telo Phone Service Review: Which Is Better?

MagicJack and Ooma have captured the imagination (and market space) of resident alternative VoIP services in quick time. Both have come to prominence as the best services in their price range, not least because of their similar claim of ‘no monthly fee’ which gives them a clear edge in terms of marketing theme over competitors.

MagicJack Brief Review

MagicJack started out as a humble PC add-on little over half-a-decade ago, requiring the computer to be on at all times for uninterrupted operations. Gradually, they have added more arrows to their quiver, eventually

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How To Fax With MagicJack & MagicJack Plus

MagicJack devices use Voice-Over-Internet-Protocol Technology, which has opened up the possibility of using them as a low-cost alternative to expensive phone plans. Besides for saving money on phone calls the question is often asked “Can you use magicJack to fax?” and the answers isn’t so simple. The magicJack can indeed be used for faxing and has also allowed people to save money by eliminating the need for a landline, but it also isn’t yet an officially support feature of the service.

Fax (Facsimile) is a telephonic transmission of data after scanning text and images. In the past this put a reliance on telephone land lines but with magicJack this is no longer the case for individuals and businesses

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Frequently Asked Questions About MagicJack

What Is The magicJack?
It is a revolutionary land line style telephone service, except that it isn’t run through actual telephone lines but rather is processed and sent over the internet via VoIP technology. The company and service is referred to as ‘magicJack‘ with various different devices that actually facilitate the process. The first generation device is a small USB device that is plugs into your computers USB port on one end and your home phone on the other. The result is a VoIP home phone that to you works no different than your traditional landline phone. The only difference is the price.

What Is The magicJack Plus? It is an updated version of the original magicJack device and the 2nd

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How To Uninstall Magic Jack

There are a lot of people that are in quite a huff over magic Jack’s supposed inability to be uninstalled but these are all simply rumors and 100% false, yes it the past it was much more difficult to uninstall and the company did not explain very well how to uninstall the devices software but now this couldn’t be further from the truth. It is actually very easy to uninstall. The process is really quite simple but a bit different depending on your Operating System.

For Windows XP

  1. Click “Start”
  2. Click “Control Panel”
  3. Change to classic view
  4. Click Add/Remove Programs
  5. Highlight magicJack
  6. Click uninstall

For Windows Vista and 7

  1. Click “Start”
  2. Click “Control Panel”
  3. Change view to “Small Icons”
  4. Click “Program Features”
  5. Highlight magicJack
  6. Click uninstall

 

For A MAC

For a download of theCompleteUninstall.sh click here. After your download is finshed, open a terminal window by going to /Applications/Utilities/Terminal.

In the Terminal

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Magic Jack User Terms Of Service

Updated as of 2/6/2015, anytime there after the magicJack terms of service may have changed. For potential updates we suggest you check out the official magicJack website for their current terms of service.

Subscriber Agreement for Products and Servicesprovided by magicJack, LP, YMAX Communications Corporation and magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

The magicJack, magicJack Plus, magicJack Plus 2014 and magicJackGO devices (each individually a “Device” and collectively “Devices”) are brought to you by magicJack, LP, a limited partnership organized under the laws of Delaware (“magicJack, LP”). The magicApp and renewal server access are brought to you by magicJack VocalTec Ltd., a Limited Company organized in the State of Israel

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