Tag Archive: Call


Google has begun rolling out Automatic Call Screening to all Pixel phones

You’ll no longer have to worry about robocalls — if you own a Pixel, that is.

What you need to know Google is bringing its Automatic Call Screening feature to all Pixels. Call screening was previously exclusive to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4. The feature lets you avoid robocalls, by having Google Assistant answer the call for you.

Among the most useful features Google has released for its Pixel lineup — and the most enviable, since  [Read More…]

Duo now lets you send personalized notes when you can’t get to a video call

Can’t make it to your Duo video call? You can now send a one-off note.

What you need to know Google is rolling out a new feature in Duo that lets you send one-off notes when you’re unable to answer a video call. You get to choose from several background colors, fonts, and brushes. The feature will roll out globally this week to users on Android and iOS devices. Similar to calls and video messages, notes are  [Read More…]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare again takes the lead for December 2019 NPD

Call of Duty is retaining the lead, with Star Wars on its heels.

What you need to know The December 2019 NPD report has been released. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the bestselling game of the month and on PlayStation 4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was the second-bestselling game of the month. You can grab Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4 for $ 47 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information  [Read More…]

Call of Duty Mobile update adds new game modes and the return of an old map

Revisit the Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

What you need to know The update adds Scrapyard map from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Adds new Rapid Fire Multiplayer game mode and a 20-vs-20 Warfare mode in Battle Royale. The new Season 3 Battle Pass kicks off on January 19.

After earning recognition as the Best Mobile Game of 2019 from Android Central and Google Play alike, Call of Duty Mobile is kicking  [Read More…]

Google vows to improve customer service by moving call center jobs in-house

The company plans to have 4,800 customer support agents by the end of next year.

What you need to know Google is doubling down on its Operations Centers. The company will expand its in-house customer service facilities in India and the Philippines — and build a new one in Mississippi. Operations Center staff is expected to grow from 1,000 to 4,800 by the end of the next year.

Tech companies have often outsourced call center and customer  [Read More…]

AT&T enables call validation to help combat robocallers

Only available for users with a Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, or LG V40.

What you need to know AT&T is rolling out call validation screens based on the SHAKEN/STIR protocol. It is part of AT&T Call Protect and is only available for the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, LG V40, and AT&T Phone digital home phone users at this time. AT&T is planning on expanding call validation display to more mobile devices in 2020.

Over the years, we’ve  [Read More…]

Jiggle Physics Podcast #16: Please don’t call it Xbox SeX

Carli, Jen, and Rebecca recap the Game Awards, while Russell repeatedly gets distracted and wanders off topic.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the top game for November 2019 NPD

One game keeps its place but several others close in.

What you need to know The November 2019 NPD data has been released For this month, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare took the top spot on PlayStation and overall. The Nintendo Switch was the bestselling console overall. You can grab Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4 for $ 38 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information on the top-selling games across all video  [Read More…]

Call Screen on Pixel phones can now record call audio

Rolling out to Pixel 4 users now.

What you need to know Automatic Call Screen is now rolling out to Pixel 4 users. Call Screen is also gaining a new feature to record call audio. The new automatic Call Screen feature should come to older Pixel phones running Android 10 in the coming weeks.

One of the biggest highlights of the first Pixel feature drop on December 9, was the update to Call Screen. With the update,  [Read More…]

Multiple calls on WhatsApp just got less confusing thanks to call waiting

There’s also a fix for battery issues on OnePlus phones.

What you need to know WhatsApp’s latest update adds calling waiting to the app. If you receive a second call while you’re already talking to someone, the call won’t automatically get rejected. You’ll now get a notification for the call, and the option to end your current call to switch to the second one.

WhatsApp just got a really neat feature with its latest update. And I’m  [Read More…]