If you ever saw the MTV cartoon Daria (shown here on Channel 5 and MTV) it helps if you imagine this all said in Daria's voice. Yes, imagine...
In deference to mr_snips and myself I shall say no more, even behind a cut, except that
a) it works (relatively painlessly)
b) it did strike me that a wire plugged between the phone and the computer would be a lot less hassle.
Obviously once again I am failing to get 'with the program' - oldthinkers unbellyfeel Ingsoc again.
In fact, I think I will make that my journal title.