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Weekend poll: When was the last time you used your smartphone for an actual phone call?

Weekend poll: When was the last time you used your smartphone for an actual phone call?

Some of us may forget it from time to time, but smartphones are still phones — as in, they can make and receive phone calls. We've got apps, messaging, and the whole of the internet open to our fingertips from that compact glass rectangle in our pockets, but even the dumbest smartphone can do old-school voice-based telephone calls. So fire up that dialer or phone app and check your call log: When was the last time you used your smartphone for an actual phone call?

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Chrome 78 on desktop lets you send phone numbers to your phone (Updated)

Chrome 78 on desktop lets you send phone numbers to your phone (Updated)

Google has only recently introduced a feature that lets you share links between your desktop and your phone. Now the company is testing a similar function for phone numbers in Chrome Beta v78. When you click a hyperlinked phone number or highlight and right-click any other number on your desktop, you can choose to call it right from your phone.

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Android Q has a new sound effect for ending calls

Android Q has a new sound effect for ending calls

Android Q has plenty of major changes, but also many smaller tweaks that take a while to get noticed. Despite smartphones being used less and less for actual phone calls, we've received many tips that Android Q has a new sound effect for ending calls.

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Google Duo 14 integrates with your phone's call history [APK Download]

Google Duo 14 integrates with your phone's call history [APK Download]

Last month, it started to look like Duo would add its own calls to your phone's call history. While the app asked users for permission to manage the call history, it didn't actually work yet. As part of the Duo 14 app update, this feature is now operational.

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