Desktop users have been making phone calls from their computers since the introduction of VOIP services. However the latest upgrade to Mac and iOS has transformed communication methods that could revolutionize the industry in the coming years. Apple introduced the highly anticipated Continuity and Handoff features that allow users to control their handheld devices from their Mac.
This allows users to make and receive calls on their Mac exactly like they do on their handheld devices. Handoff allows users to transfer calls from their Mac to any other Apple device and vice versa. Users can now pick up their call on one device and transfer it without disconnecting to another device, be it a computer or a handheld device.
Let’s explore how it works and then dive into ways you can make phone calls from your Mac in Yosemite.