Tag Archive: Calls


Xiaomi adds a 48MP camera to the Redmi Note 7, calls it the Redmi Note 7S

If you bought a Redmi Note 7 in India recently, you should be angry.

Xiaomi sold 2 million units of the Redmi Note 7 series in India, hitting the milestone in just under three months. As has been the case in previous years, Xiaomi is celebrating by launching another variant in the series, the Redmi Note 7S. The device is identical to the Redmi Note 7 in all areas, but comes with the 48MP + 5MP rear  [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…]

Nine apps to block spam calls and text messages in Android

Spam calls or messages or even spam emails are some of the things we all hate and wish we never have to handle them or even receive them in the first place. While blocking spam emails is relatively easy and could be avoided by simply keeping our email ids confidential, it is not as easy to avoid spam calls or text messages.

Because you might get spam or an advertising call from anyone ranging from telemarketers, unknown callers, scammers or even  [Read More…]

Avoid exorbitant prices on long-distance calls and use CallIndia instead (Overview)

We spend so much time talking about notches, SoCs, RAM, storage, and cameras that we normally forget that our devices can also make phone calls too. Sure, there’s less and less people doing phone calls every day, and more are migrating to services such as WhatsApp and Viber to talk with friends. However, what to do if you need to call to landlines? What if you need to call to a business? Phone calls are still a useful form of  [Read More…]

KeepCalling review: the simple way to make international calls on the cheap

Calling friends and family abroad can cost a fortune, but if you know the right way to call, you can pick up the phone for next to nothing.

For example, you can install an app for international calling like KeepCalling. It’s free to download on your Android smartphone and offers affordable prices for calls made via Wi-Fi or data.

KeepCalling features a clean and simple-to-use interface that will get you on the line with your friends in a few short  [Read More…]

Bump tunes and take calls anywhere with Anker’s $30 SoundCore 2 Speaker

This well-rated speaker is 25% off via Amazon.

Anker’s compact SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker is down to $ 29.99 today at Amazon. When not on sale, it can usually be found priced around $ 40. Today’s offer is available on only the black version of this speaker, while the red and blue versions are currently on sale for just $ 2 more at $ 31.99.

The SoundCore 2 has the ability to play for up to 24  [Read More…]

How to use WhatsApp’s group calling feature for video and voice calls

WhatsApp’s group calling feature lets you talk to four people at once.

WhatsApp’s group calling feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. The messaging platform picked up voice and video call support back in 2016, and the feature is very popular — every day, WhatsApp users spend over 2 billion minutes on calls.

To use group calling, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one video or voice call, and then add participants to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile intros $5 international day passes for LTE data and unlimited calls

Summer is a popular time to take vacations. So in order to to make your holiday abroad even more enjoyable, T-Mobile this week announced it is updating its Simple Global plan to include 70 more countries and destinations.

Previously, T-Mobile users could take advantage of free international roaming in 140 territories around the world. Now that number has gone up to 210. Simple Global is included for free with T-Mobile ONE plans and offers free 2G unlimited data, unlimited SMS  [Read More…]

Google updates phone app to prevent some spam calls from interrupting you

While some updates for Android are given stage time at Google’s events (like I/O or when they’re unveiling a new smartphone), and sometimes they’re quietly added to the mix.

This appears to be one of the quieter updates. Google recently updated its help page pertaining to spam calls to note that the phone app for Android can not only weed out spam calls, but now it can prevent those potentially annoying calls from barging in on you. With this new  [Read More…]

WhatsApp gets group video calls, video chat coming to Instagram

Video call all the things.

During Facebook’s F8 conference on May 1, the company announced new video-centric features that are coming to two of its most popular apps – WhatsApp and Instagram.

Starting first with WhatsApp, the communications tool is finally getting support for group video calls. This is a feature that’s been long-overdue for WhatsApp, and although specifics on how it’ll work haven’t been shared yet, this is still an exciting day for users that have  [Read More…]