Tag Archive: Calls


Get wakeup calls from random strangers with Wakie

Would you find it easier to get out of bed in the morning if you had to have a chat with a random stranger? Then you need Wakie, a new smartphone app that provides wakeup calls from people you’ve never… Read more ›

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S ad calls iPad fat and heavy

Samsung can’t go for long without feeling the need to lash out at Apple with a new ad. This time it’s the recently-launched Galaxy Tab S tablet, which is the center of a “Hands-On†commercial, showing a Samsung spokesman going… Read more ›

U.S. proposes ban on all in-flight cellphone calls

If you’re worried about noisy plane passengers being able to make calls in the air, the U.S. Department of Transportation is on your side. The government agency is looking to ban all in-flight calls from cell phones, which would mean… Read more ›

Call Waiting is the feature that allows you to hear another incoming call when you’re already on active phone call, often referred to as a ‘beep’. On the iPhone, you can then look at your screen and the incoming callers number or contact details will be shown. Call Waiting is obviously very useful for many … Read More

With so many new features in OS X Yosemite, we couldn’t fit them all into one video. Today we take a look at Handoff and Phone Calls, two of the hottest additions to Apple’s operating system. These two powerful features… Read more ›

An anonymous hacker who claims to have exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today — but he deleted the email. “They have asked me to contact… Read more ›

Duty calls as Modern Warfare sequels finally come to Mac

Itching to take on the future techno-war depicted in the hyper-realistic Call of Duty: Modern Warfare franchise? Well, if you’ve finished off the original Modern Warfare game on your Mac, ported in 2011 by Aspyr, it’s time to lock and… Read more ›

A feature called “Phone Noise Cancellation” was introduced to the iPhone with iOS 7 which aims to reduce background ambient noise when on a phone call, but for some users it can sound strange and make their phone calls sound weird, or worse. This may be due to the ambient audio stream created by the … Read More

Snapchat adds instant messaging and video calls

Apple’s FaceTime service is getting another rival — courtesy of an update from disappearing messages service Snachat. The update will introduce instant messaging and video call functions — opening up more possibilities for users wanting to have private conversations. As… Read more ›

We’ve been using the Do Not Disturb function on our iPhones since iOS 6, really, as the feature really helps us have some down time. You can schedule or enable the feature for easy access, keeping those pesky calls, messages,… Read more ›