Melina Papadakis checks out the latest communications techno-tool – and this one is a real winner for safety-conscious ladies on the dating scene.
Perhaps you've spoken once or twice with a guy at a bar or via an online dating website - should you trust him with your private number? Don’t give him your number. Give him your Vumber.
Vumber - www.vumber.com - protects your dating life by providing a secure two-way calling service that protects your privacy by concealing your phone number. Vumber screens and fends off dubious dudes by building numerous sets of numbers connected directly to your phone, with a different voice mail for each. Now you can Vumber your would-be stalker - or future boyfriend - with a number and area code from anywhere across the country, handling the call just the way you want.
You may choose any available area code for your new number and link this new line to your cell phone, desk/work phone, and home phone. Once you've linked the Vumber number to your phone (this is done through the Internet), all calls made to your new Vumber will ring on your regular phone. You may change your private number as many times as you wish, adding or subtracting the line.
Vumber even offers the ability to program into the phone that you are "always busy", "no answer", or it can simply send the call to voice-mail. It can even fix the voice-mail to say "this line is no longer in service."
Have you ever had an unwelcome gentleman (or rather, not-so-gentle-man) caller? If so, how did you handle the situation?