An Ode to the Old Art of Making Prank Phone Calls

Remember when we were growing up (separately, obviously), and those few times we tried prank calling? That was fun. I still remember my parents scolding my younger sister after I dobbed on her. Fun times! The Hairpin revisits those innocent childhood games, which un/forunately are a thing of the past now thanks to… » 3/08/11 3:20pm 3/08/11 3:20pm

Thrutu for Android Lets You Do More than Talk When You're On the Phone

If you can use Thrutu on your Android phone, it's pretty neat. When you're on a phone call, the app gives you a sliding drawer on top of your dialer to give you easy access to send pictures, contact info, location, etc. to the person you're talking to. It's quick and painless—just think about how many times you've… » 3/03/11 10:20pm 3/03/11 10:20pm

Hands-On With Newber, The Location-Aware Call Redirector For Your iPhone

Think of Newber as sort of a location-aware GrandCentral » 11/17/08 3:00pm 11/17/08 3:00pm call directing service that lives on your iPhone and can forward calls automatically to whatever landline is closest to your location. Other features, like being able to swap phones in the middle of a conversation, making and receiving calls from a "Newber"…