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Android App Reviews

Nextcall knows the last time you called clients (or your mom) and schedules alerts to call again

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When’s the last time you called Jane at Generic Company, Inc., or spoke to Joe at Other Company & Sons? If you had to think more than 10 seconds to remember, you probably need to check-out Nextcall, an A…

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Commmunication

Google Voice adds new controls for anonymous and unknown callers (Website only)

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Google Voice was recently updated to give users more control over how to respond to certain groups of people and members of their Google+ Circles. A new update rolling out now will also gives users control over h…

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Sprint

Sprint’s HD voice delivers superior call quality to the EVO 4G LTE – even if LTE isn’t available

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“What is HD voice?” a reader asked after we quoted Sprint CEO Dan Hesse saying that his company would be the first to implement it in the United States. Is it like the high-quality Voice over LTE or ju…

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Android App Reviews

Call Actions & Reminders provides post-call shortcuts & reminders on future calls [App Reviews]

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After ending a phone call on most Android devices, your choices are to redial that number or add the person to a contact. However, it’s far more likely that you’ll need to make a note or document some…

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Commmunication

Vonage Mobile enables free calls/texts to users, low-cost international calls to any number

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Vonage kept home phone service providers on their toes when it launched an alternate calling serve, and now the company is trying to do the same for the mobile industry. The new Vonage Mobile app enables free …

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #72: Free Calls & Footballs

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A labeling snafu led to a false start last week, but this is the 72nd edition of Android Apps Alert. Androinica.com checks the Android Market each week to enhance your Android experience, then we pick some of the…

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Commmunication

Thrutu sends PayPal, shared media, and finds restaurants while still on a phone call

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Thrutu debuted in March and gave Android users the chance to send contacts, photos, and locations to each other while on phone calls. If two people have Thrutu installed, they can quickly send and receive data w…

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Carriers

Google Voice port of exisiting numbers will finally free me from carrier control

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Someone recently accused me of being overly negative when I talk about Sprint. The person (rightly) assumed that I hold contempt for the Now Network. Actually, I have contempt for all carriers. AT&T, T-Mo…

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Commmunication

Line2 offers 2nd phone number, Wi-Fi calling, and unlimited texting

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Line2 gives users a second line on their mobile phone. No, you’re not getting another contract on your device, but you are getting a new phone number that provides VoIP calling and several features that a…

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Commmunication

Fring lets Androids share thoughts for only a penny

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Fring thinks it’s time that Android users dump those overpriced calling cards – and that other “PC Calling Company” that charges more for its services. The VoIP calling service from Fring…

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Android Tricks

Voice Plus uses Google Voice based on area code or contact group

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Google Voice recently provided a useful widget that makes it easy to toggle between call modes. A new app eliminates the need to toggle at all; instead it automatically decides whether to use Google Voice based…

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Verizon

Skype Mobile still doesn’t allow Wi-Fi calling, just calls while on Wi-Fi

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The title may seem a little confusing, but bear/bare/Bayer with me for a second. Some users were excited to discover that the Verizon-only Skype Mobile application allowed them to use the app on Wi-Fi. Skype pr…

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Uncategorized

Privacy Star keeps annoying folks off your Android phone. Win a FREE copy [CONTESTS]

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I don’t know who had my number before I inherited it back in 2008, but he or she ran afoul of some very persistent Spanish-language telemarketers. I randomly get calls from numbers I’m unfamiliar w…

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Commmunication

Yast tracks phone calls for easy invoicing [App Reviews]

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Time is money, so monitoring your interaction shouldn’t take up much of either. Yast is a service designed to keep tabs on how often and how long someone spends speaking to clients, making it a great tool for anyo…

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Google

Google Voice opens its doors to everyone in the U.S.

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Google has spent more than a year converting what was formerly known as Grand Central into something that thousands have enjoyed (for the most part). Thousands more will have their say as Google Voice is now tak…

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