Tag Archive: Calling


Instagram is getting video calling, Spotify integration and more

During Facebook’s annual developer conference this week, Instagram announced a host of new features including video calling.

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Google Voice is running an open beta for Wi-Fi calling

It’s actually happening.

Google Voice received a long-overdue redesign in January of 2017, and this updated it with much-needed features and a modern UI. However, there was something that was still missing – VoIP.

After years of patiently waiting, it looks like our day has finally come. On the Google Voice Help Forum, Google’s announced that it’s running an open beta for Wi-Fi/data calling that’s integrated directly into Google Voice.

VoIP with Google Voice allows you to  [Read More…]

Google is beta testing Wi-Fi Calling for Google Voice

If you still use Google Voice, the service is getting a new feature soon, and Google is currently in the process of beta testing it.

Google has green-lit a beta test for Wi-Fi Calling in Google Voice. With this particular feature, Google Voice users will be able to make a call from a variety of different devices as long as they are connected to the internet.

Beta tests are for Android users and folks using Google Voice on the web.  [Read More…]

Alexa calling and messaging is coming to tablets — and not just Amazon’s

Alexa works on more devices than ever.

At this point, there’s a pretty good chance that you or someone you know has an Amazon Echo device. Since the launch of the Echo Show, Alexa users have been able to call and message each other through their various Echo devices, or by using the Alexa app on their smartphones.

Now Amazon is bringing these features over to tablets, ranging from its own Fire line to Android and iOS  [Read More…]

Alexa calling and messaging now available on Android, iOS and Fire tablets

You can use your Android or iOS tablet to make calls or send messages to anyone who has the Alexa app installed on their device.

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Google Home and Home Mini get hands-free calling in the UK

The Home Mini is also on sale for £39.

I use my Google Home every single day for a variety of things, but one feature that continues to put a smile on my face each time I use it is the ability to makes hands-free voice calls. This is something that’s been available in the United States since last August, and now it’s finally making its way to the UK.

Whether you have a Google Home or  [Read More…]

Video and voice calling could be coming to the Instagram app

Instagram is one of the most popular apps on the Google Play Store, which many use to share photos across the social network to their followers. The purpose of Instagram could about to expand into voice and video calling according to some hidden code. Inside the APK for the app, there are some files that have […]

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How to use MetroPCS Wi-Fi Calling

If your signal drops out, MetroPCS WiFi calling can save the day.

Wi-Fi calling is nothing new — it’s been around on various carriers for years. MetroPCS Wi-Fi calling — just like many others — lets you make phone calls or send texts even if you have no cellular signal. Typically when you’re out of service, you’re out of luck. However, with MetroPCS Wi-Fi calling, you can still get through as long as you’re on Wifi even  [Read More…]

Here’s why some OnePlus 5s rebooted when calling 911, and how OnePlus fixed it

This is what you’d call a ‘showstopper’ bug … if you actually find it.

OnePlus has offered up more information on the worrisome bug found by some OnePlus 5 owners that would reboot the phone when trying to place an emergency call. After some investigation, it turns out a confluence of issues combined to cause phones to sometimes reboot when calling over VoLTE to emergency numbers that supported OTDOA positioning information.

OTDOA, as you likely aren’t aware,  [Read More…]

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