Tag Archive: Call


Motorola adds Digital Wellbeing, Google Call Screening to Android One and G7 phones

No one likes a random phone call from a robot in the heat of a busy day. Google has helped solve this on the Pixel phones with Google Call Screening. Now, Motorola has announced the two companies are partnering to bring this Assistant-powered feature to the G7 and Android One family of devices.

For those that don’t know, this great feature is built into the Phone app and uses Googe Assistant to give you a Call Screen button to give  [Read More…]

Google’s Call Screen feature may soon arrive on Android One devices

Possibly coming to Motorola and Nokia phones first.

When the Pixel 3 launched in October 2018, one of its most interesting features was Call Screen — something that allows the Google Assistant to answer calls for you so you can decide if you want to pick up or end the call. It expanded to the Pixel 2 and Pixel series last year, and now it looks like it’ll soon be made available for Android One phones.

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Block annoying robocallers with Call Control Premium for just $20

According to The Verge, robocallers annoyed Americans with over 26 billion spam calls last year. That’s an insane number which goes to give you an idea of the scale at which telemarketers and scam artists are exploiting these technology. Fortunately, there’s a way to fight back!

Give robocallers the boot with a one-year subscription to Call Control Premium! Learn More

Call Control Premium is a call blocking service that crowdsources its database of spam phone numbers  [Read More…]

Call Control: Put an end to pesky spam calls and texts for just $19.99

You know it. We know it. Everyone knows it. Spam calls, robocalling, and random, unwanted text messages are about as bad as they’ve ever been. It seems not a day goes by that we don’t receive some unsolicited call.

Google has a really cool feature for screening calls, and its spam filter is one of the best for phones. The problem? It’s not widely available. Call Control, one of the highest rated tools of its kind, carries a nearly five  [Read More…]

Answer this call to save 50% on a new LG G7 or V40 ThinQ smartphone

Add a new line with the Monthly Device Payments option to score this deal.

Verizon has a stellar deal on LG’s G7 and V40 ThinQ smartphones, offering 50% off their regular purchase price for a limited time! There are some important stipulations you’ll want to be aware of though, so don’t skip the information below.

Just this week, Thrifter shared a deal promoting the unlocked LG G7 ThinQ at $ 430. While that’s a pretty great price  [Read More…]

Score the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PS4 or Xbox One at half price

Fight zombies, other players, or the ever-decreasing playable area.

The standard edition of the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is down to $ 29.99 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 via Amazon. It’s a $ 60 game which has only dropped this low a couple of times in the past. Today’s deal even beats the offers we saw for it during Black Friday.

This is the newest Call of Duty game, which just released  [Read More…]

Call up your friends about this deal on the unlocked Moto X4 for $165

You’ve got to answer this call.

There are plenty of budget smartphones, but it’s hard to know which is truly worth the money. One fantastic choice is the Moto X4 device, and today you can pick one up unlocked at B&H for just $ 164.99 in your choice of Nimbus (silver) or Super Black when you clip its on-page coupon. That’s the best deal we’ve ever seen on this phone. Considering it was already priced at a  [Read More…]

Some 2016 Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones get Call Screening

One of the most tantalizing — and potentially industry-changing — features of the Google Pixel 3 is coming to Google’s original Pixel phones.

There’s a lot to like with the Google Pixel 3, but of all the features to whet this nerd’s appetite, the ability to screen calls — and to read transcripts of the often awkward exchange — was the one that instantly made my mouth water in anticipation. The concept of being able to ward off telemarketers  [Read More…]

Best eight call recording apps for Android

Recording a call can be incredibly practical in a number of situations. But even as our phones are smarter than ever, recording a call isn’t as easy as you’d think it would be.

The feature is not found natively on Android, so if you want to record calls you will have to download an app on your phone. Fortunately, there are many apps available in the Google Play Store that let you do just that.

However, before proceeding any further,  [Read More…]

How to use the Call Screen feature on the Pixel 3

One of the most interesting and useful new features of the Pixel 3 is Call Screening, which uses automated prompts and Google Assistant to ask unknown callers why they’re calling. You get a real-time transcription of the conversation, and can choose from a handful of follow-up questions to get more information out of the caller before answering or hanging up. Luckily, using it is dead simple.

Products used in this guide Google Store: Pixel 3 ($ 799) Using  [Read More…]