Tag Archive: Calls


Popcorn Time, the app for Mac and jailbroken iOS devices that allows you to stream movie and television torrents from the cloud, has often been heralded as “Netflix for pirates,” thanks to its easy-to-use interface and huge selection of content.… Read more ›

By default, all calls on the iPhone will play audio through the standard earpiece at the top of the phone, and if someone wishes to use speakerphone they enable it manually by tapping on the “Speaker” button during an active call. While that may be the desired effect for most users, in various situations some … Read More

Mercury contest calls on Earthlings to name craters

Mercury is the most cratered planet in the solar system, a popular destination for asteroids and comets. As bleak a place as this sounds, you may be able to give the pockmarked planet some personality. The team piloting the MESSENGER… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Everyone hates loudmouth jerks who talk too loudly on their cellphones in public. If this is you know or someone you love, a new startup may have the answer. Onvocal’s Mix360 is a Bluetooth headset with a… Read more ›

One of the best features launched with OS X Yosemite earlier this year was the ability to make and receive phone calls from your Mac, provided it is paired with a compatible iPhone. But while it’s great receiving phone calls… Read more ›

I love the idea of being able to answer a phone call on my Mac, or even on my iPad. The convergence of this communication technology seems like it has great potential. In reality, though, I end up getting three… Read more ›

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long been an unabashed believer that Cupertino should release a bigger iPhone. Around the time of the iPhone 5, he said Apple should have released two different models, one “regular” and one jumbo-size, to better… Read more ›

Perhaps you have noticed that since updating your Mac to OS X Yosemite, when your iPhone gets an incoming phone call, so does your Mac. In fact, all of your Macs running the latest OS X and using the same Apple ID will get a phone call, creating a whole chorus of ringing, just from … Read More   [Read More…]

Perhaps you have noticed that since updating your Mac to OS X Yosemite, when your iPhone gets an incoming phone call, so does your Mac. In fact, all of your Macs running the latest OS X and using the same Apple ID will get a phone call, creating a whole chorus of ringing, just from … Read More

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 ›