Uniden's Very Friendly Web Phone

The WIN 1200 is easy to set up and use and supports 911 calls, things that aren't standard with Web-calling services

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Good for landline or Web-based calling; easy setup and good integration with Windows Live Messenger

The Bad: Manual appeared out of date

The Bottom Line: One of the best combined landline and Web-calling phones

Looking for a new way to reach out and touch someone? There's a host of cutting edge gadgets on the market that act like regular cordless phones by making calls over traditional phone lines, but also place calls through a PC's high-speed Internet connection. As part of a series on these Web-friendly phones, I took a look at Uniden's WIN 1200, introduced in January, 2006, and selling for $99.99.

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