voice calls

LINE major update: Premium Call rebranded, calling now easier

Messaging apps have long become more than just about sending messages to friends and loved ones. You have games, apps within the app, multi-media features, and most importantly for some, free calls (or at least low-cost calls). LINE is bringing a major update to its app, and that includes rebranding their Premium Call into LINE Out and making it easier for users to make calls, either free or not so free. And this update is coming to Android devices first!

LINE introduces new group calling app Popcorn Buzz

Have you ever wished you could have a free group call with around 200 people invited to that call? Okay, maybe not 200 exactly, but definitely more than just two people talking and it has to be free. LINE is adding another product to its app portfolio by releasing Popcorn Buzz which lets you do all these things, including the aforementioned 200 people in the call, if for some reason you'd want to do that.

Call Utils brings pop-up notes, call reject and blocking

Your smartphone's call function really isn't the sexiest, and even though you use it a lot of times, you wouldn't exert any effort into finding apps to improve it right? But don't knock it until you've tried it, and one of those that you should try is Call Utils. It brings more functionalities to your calls, which includes notes popping up regarding the people you're talking to, and the ability to reject unwanted calls.

Facebook wants to make calling fun, easier, with new Hello app

If you look at the direction and apps that Facebook has been launching the past few months, you might get the idea that they want to take over your phone. The newest product out of their Creative Labs app helps you manage the calls you make and receive from your smartphone. And since it is connected to your Messenger, you even get to make free calls and text directly from the app.

Smart Notify app lets you know what you want to know

Almost everything on your phone can be organized. You can set up notifications for most of your favorite apps for easier access the moment you turn on your phone. And with Android Lollipop and Material Design elements, your mobile life will be better with Smart Notify, a special advanced SMS and calls manager app for Android. With this program, you can set a popup window notification to show missed calls, SMS, MMS, and more.

Google discussing plans with Three to bring cheap overseas calls

You'd think that with the advent of the Internet, mobile networks, and instant messaging platforms, people would no longer need to make expensive overseas calls. It may be hard to believe but not everyone has or can afford a mobile phone in other parts of world. Google wants to help by bringing cheaper overseas calls. One of Google's goals is to build a global network that will offer cheap voice calls to communicate overseas with the same cost as local texts, calls, and mobile data.

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.
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