voice calls

Pressenger: send custom message before making the call

Have you ever not answered a call from a friend because you were busy or unable to (or just reasons) only to find out later that the "missed call" was actually something pretty important? Of course your friend could have sent a message (yawn) ahead of the call, but if you had a more fun way to do so, wouldn't you choose an app instead? That's what Pressenger: Pre-Call Message is all about, and the app has a new update to make your before call messages even more interesting (and multi-lingual).

WhatsApp voice calling now available for selected Android users

With free messaging services continuously evolving into bringing features more than just texts and emoticons and stickers, it was only a matter of time before they all started trying to one-up each other in terms of services offered. One of the more popular apps is WhatsApp, and its users are eagerly awaiting the free voice calls they knew would eventually arrive. A Reddit user has posted saying it's finally here, although they are probably testing it out on selected users and regions for now.

AT&T offers unlimited calling to Mexico

Good news for AT&T subscribers who make frequent calls to Mexico – where the mobile carrier had previously charged 1 cent a minute to wireless and landline numbers in the country – it is now offering unlimited calling for just USD$5.00 a month as part of its World Connect Value plan.

Whatsapp voice calls coming soon

Voice calling on instant messaging apps is nothing new but the feature has yet to come to Whatsapp. We know that the company is working on it but no official release has been made by the developer yet. However, a few screenshots of what seems to be a new build of the Whatsapp app with voice calling have been spotted by Androidworld.nl.

Hangouts lets you call 25 countries free for first minute

Whether it's expanding the scope of its service or simply trying to advertise the existence of that option, Google is doing a promo for the voice call feature of Hangouts. Users can get their first minute of a call to any of 25 allowed countries for free. But before you jump the gun on this offering, carefully read the fine print first, as things aren't as rosy as they seem.

Google Hangouts now lets you make voice calls

There you have it. Just a day after we were speculating about the seeming migration of Google Voice to Hangouts, Google has officially made an announcement to the effect. When you update your Hangouts to its latest version, you will now be able to make free calls to other users of the messaging service, to numbers within the United States, and for a low fee, even calls outside the country.

Verizon’s Advanced Calling 1.0: HD voice and video calling

The much-awaited Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology that is set to revolutionise how we make and receive calls is coming soon for Verizon subscribers. They’ve announced the rollout of their HD voice and video calling capability - called Advanced Calling 1.0 - in the next few weeks, a little behind competitors AT&T and T-Mobile but ahead of other US carriers.

Call Notes Pro shows details on callers while you talk

An app called Call Notes Pro was updated this month with some new features to make using it better for folks that need details on callers while they are talking. Call Notes Pro has been updated to version 4.0. The app weighs in at 1.7MB in size and requires Android 4.0 or higher to operate.
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