To open a Gmail acc.
Go to : https://accounts.google.com/SignUp?service=mail
And fill out all the info required
[9:05:33 PM] Fern™: The user name you chose will be your email user name( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Once you have set up your gmail acc, you will need to log in and start using your mailing and also you will be able to chat and call anyone home phone by clicking on the small phone icon on the bottom left corner of the open window.. When you click on the icon for the first time, they will ask you to download something, do that and then you will be able to call..
TO CALL: Click the phone icon and a dial pad will show up on the right bottom side and you will be able to dial any number you want and its free. You can use this for the replay and any other long distance calls you want to.