Tag Archive: Calls


We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely not looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on your wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why. This video by New York-based YouTube… Read more ›

How to Make Phone Calls from Mac Using iPhone

If you have a Mac and an iPhone, you can now make phone calls from your Mac using that iPhone. The phone call will sound through the Mac speakers and use the Mac microphone, but the actual call itself routes through the iPhone. This is a part of the Continuity suite, which is really nice … Read More

Android Wear hacked to take calls from an iPhone

Google is said to be working on bringing Android Wear support to iPhone, but in the meantime, it’s up to third-party developers to marry the two. One hack has already made it possible to display iOS notifications on Wear watches, and now… Read more ›

Now that the Continuity feature allows the Mac to receive incoming calls from your associated iPhone, in addition to standard FaceTime video and audio chat, you may want to take a moment to customize the ringtone that sounds when a call is coming to a particular Mac. This is particularly helpful with multiple-Mac environments with … Read More

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 ›