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Find yourself in China? Get yourself a local home redirect number from Call Me In China

Call Me In China does what it says on the tin, as the phrase goes. The service makes it super-easy for anyone living in China to receive calls from friends, family and work colleagues via a local number. Given that Beijing is fast becoming the centre of the Universe, I’m sure there are quite a […]

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International calling for… FooCall

FooCall. Say it slowly, in two parts… Fook. All. Now say that together? Fook All. FooCall. That’s right! International calling for next to nothing. I’ve used a lot of international calling services, particularly from my mobile phone. For a long time I made use of an array of services that enabled me to call locally […]

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Calling all Nokia fans: Help me out with your app suggestions?

So despite administering a much-needed kicking to Nokia on a semi-regular basis, I only do this out of frustration. Frustration that I think I — and we (that is, you dear, reader) — could do a better job of it. I’ve been looking for an opportunity to do this and recently I got very near […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Rebtel; simple, convenient international calling

There are lots of neat mobile VoIP services out in the market – two of my favourites are Truphone and DeFi mobile because of the way they embed themselves into a Nokia S60 handset, provide an additional phone number and just work where there’s WiFi. However one provider that I’ve been taking another look at […]

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Dog saves owner’s life by calling 911. I kid ye not.

It must be true! I read it on CNN! 😉 Yes, Buddy, a rather hip German Shepherd stayed calm when his owner had a seizure. He lifted the telephone receiver and knocked out 9-1-1 as per his training. The police dispatcher surmised that the whimpering and barking on the other end of the line indicated […]

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Calling all bloggers — ever had a run in with the law?

A friend of mine from the international mainstream media is looking for examples and stories of this for a feature he is researching on blogger liability. Or perhaps you know a case where someone has broken the law – published photos that don’t belong to them, or libeled someone. You can choose to talk anonymously […]